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Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 8:55 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Gay Is Good for Republicans

Opinion: Gay Is Good for Republicans

By supporting marriage equality, the D.C. GOP is boldly blazing a trail. Read »

Thursday, Jun 7, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Gay Marriage Supporters Staff Up in Maryland

Gay Marriage Supporters Staff Up in Maryland

A group supporting Maryland's same-sex marriage law is gearing up to defend it, if opponents succeed in putting the matter on the ballot for voters to decide in November. Read »

Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 6:39 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Increase in Support of Md. Same-Sex Marriage

PM Read: Increase in Support of Md. Same-Sex Marriage

Following Obama's public announcement, the latest polling on same-sex marriages in Maryland shows an increase in support, with the shift largely being attributed to African-American voters. Read »

Monday, May 21, 2012 at 9:04 PM
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By BRIAN WITTE

NAACP: Marriage Equality a Civil Right

NAACP: Marriage Equality a Civil Right

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said Monday he hopes the group's resolution supporting same-sex marriage will encourage blacks to support marriage equality as a civil right if the question is put to voters... Read »

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 8:51 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Obama, Marriage and Maryland

Opinion: Obama, Marriage and Maryland

Obama's mixed signals on same-sex marriage are complicating the campaign for equality in Maryland. Read »

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