The controversial issue had been before voters 32 times and had been rejected every time. But activists said public opinion had shifted since , when California passed a constitutional amendment reserving marriage for heterosexual couples. A poll showed that, for the first time, more Americans supported gay marriage than opposed it, and in May, President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage. Just three years ago, the state defeated a same-sex marriage bill at the ballot box. Maryland and Washington had been considered toss-ups.
In Maryland, Gay Marriage Seeks a ‘Yes’ at the Polls
Voters OK gay marriage in Maine, Maryland - Los Angeles Times
Question 6 colloquially called the Maryland same-sex marriage referendum is a referendum that appeared on the general election ballot for the U. The referendum was approved by The ballot measure read as follows: . Establishes that Maryland's civil marriage laws allow gay and lesbian couples to obtain a civil marriage license, provided they are not otherwise prohibited from marrying; protects clergy from having to perform any particular marriage ceremony in violation of their religious beliefs; affirms that each religious faith has exclusive control over its own theological doctrine regarding who may marry within that faith; and provides that religious organizations and certain related entities are not required to provide goods, services, or benefits to an individual related to the celebration or promotion of marriage in violation of their religious beliefs. The choices read as follows: . The Maryland House of Delegates approved the bill by a 72—67 vote,   and the Maryland Senate approved the bill by a vote of 25—
WJZ — Same-sex couples are one step closer to walking down the aisle legally in Maryland. But their union is only recognized in Vermont, one of a handful of states where same-sex marriage is legal. Soon it could be. In this historic moment, the Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage. Luke Clippinger, D-Baltimore City, said.
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I'd say so! Lol I'm a guy and most of the hetero males I know, let's just say from minimum stim. to T minus 10 sec. isn't a huge range on the spectrum of stimulation. My point, I guess, with talking with my wife is. most males are 0-100 in 2.5 seconds to blast off and most females need the opposite in stimulation from time to type! The main difference I see is quality! We, as males, well. If she's got a pulse, naked (even partially), and isn't 100 repulsive all systems