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Protestors rally outside Maryland state House in opposition to same-sex marriage

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — More than 300 protesters rallied outside the Maryland State House in Annapolis on Monday evening, listening to ministers and chanting slogans in opposition to a same-sex marriage bill introduced by Gov. Martin O’Malley.

The protest comes on the eve of a Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing at which O’Malley (D) is expected to make his case for marriage equality on Tuesday afternoon.

Protesters yelled “one man and one woman” over and over again, stressing their support for traditional marriage.

The rally was intended to set a defiant tone before a Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing scheduled Tuesday on O’Malley’s bill to legalize gay unions. The governor is scheduled to pitch the legislation in person, a rare appearance before a legislative committee.

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