Tag Archives: Maryland

Snapshots: Severe Thunderstorms Descend Upon D.C.

Severe thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes throughout the D.C. metropolitan area on Friday, June 1. Continue reading

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Frank Speaks Out Against Md. Marriage Referendum

Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank spoke out against a likely ballot measure that would repeal Maryland’s marriage equality law during an appearance at an event for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign in Columbia, Md. Continue reading

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Federal Appeals Court Hears DOMA Case

A federal appeals court in Boston on Wednesday will hear oral arguments on whether the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. Continue reading

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O’Malley: Maryland’s Marriage Equality Law Protects Religious Freedom

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley told progressive Catholics gathered in Baltimore on Friday that the state’s recently signed marriage equality law protects both individual and religious freedom. “All of us want the same thing for our kids—we want our children to … Continue reading

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Postcards from Annapolis

It was the perfect day to venture outside the Beltway and visit Annapolis. Here are some snapshots from Maryland’s quaint, but lively capital city.

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O’Malley Signs Marriage Equality Bill

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday signed a bill that will allow gays and lesbians to marry. “The Governor’s signature today puts Maryland on the road to fairness for all families,” said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.  “This victory … Continue reading

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Maryland Senate Passes Marriage Equality Bill

The Maryland Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would allow same-sex couples to marry. The 25-22 vote came less than a week after the House of Delegates approved the same measure. “It’s thrilling that Maryland is poised to make … Continue reading

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Maryland House Passes Marriage Equality Bill

Maryland lawmakers late on Friday narrowly passed a bill that would allow same-sex couples to marry in the state. “We could not be more grateful to the Delegates who today voted to make all Maryland families stronger,” said Joe Solmonese, … Continue reading

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Is Dick Cheney Lobbying Md. Lawmakers to Support Marriage Equality Bill?

Is former Vice President Dick Cheney lobbying for Maryland’s marriage equality bill? Delegate Wade Kach (R-Baltimore County) told the Baltimore Sun after he endorsed the measure on Thursday that he “received an offer” to talk with Cheney about the issue. … Continue reading

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