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Harry Jackson cites dubious studies to claim gay parents harm children

Monday, September 24, 2012
Bishop Harry Jackson
Trying to boost his campaign to generate a voter rebellion against Democrats over the issue of marriage equality, Harry Jackson wrote in his column today that legalizing same-sex marriage would harm children. ...

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Al Sharpton, black ministers voice support for Maryland marriage equality

Saturday, September 22, 2012
WASHINGTON -- A group of African American clergy were joined by the Rev. Al Sharpton for a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington on Friday to voice their support for Maryland's marriage equality law, and to dispel ...

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Freedom to Marry changes course, launches Maryland marriage PAC

Friday, September 21, 2012
Evan Wolfson
The Washington Blade has learned that Freedom to Marry has formed a political action committee that will allow it to raise money to defend Maryland’s same-sex marriage law, a change of course from earlier this year when the organization declined ...

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Maryland Governor to attend same-sex marriage fundraiser with Ravens’ Ayanbadejo

Thursday, September 20, 2012
ANNAPOLIS, Md -- Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is teaming up with the Baltimore Ravens' linebacker, Brendon Ayanbadejo, for a joint appearance next month to raise money and gain support for the state's marriage equality law. ...

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Lawmaker backs off demand that Ravens silence player’s support of gay marriage

Monday, September 10, 2012
Emmett C. Burns
BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Maryland lawmaker who wrote to the owner of the Baltimore Ravens professional football team last month, asking that the team silence linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo over his support of same-sex marriage, has backed off from his opposition ...

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NFL’s Chris Kluwe to anti-gay lawmaker: ‘Holy fucking shitballs. Did you seriously just say that?’

Friday, September 7, 2012
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe on Friday entered the controversy surrounding a Maryland lawmaker’s attempts to stifle Baltimore Ravens’ linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo’s support for marriage equality. ...

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NFL player responds to lawmaker’s demand that he stops supporting marriage equality

Friday, September 7, 2012
Brendon Ayanbadejo
Brendon Ayanbadejo, a linebacker for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens, on Friday responded to a Maryland lawmaker who demanded that he "cease and desist" his support for marriage equality, and expressed surprise that a politician would try to stifle his free ...

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Advocacy groups launch effort to support state marriage campaigns

Thursday, September 6, 2012
A group of LGBT advocacy organizations on Thursday launched the "United for Marriage" campaign, a national effort to recruit volunteers for the state marriage campaigns. ...

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Roundup: Marriage equality endorsed by key Republican figures

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Washington's anti-gay activists are falling way behind in fundraising, as the pro-equality side gears up for a huge television ad campaign. And support for marriage equality grows, with endorsements from key Republican figures including one of the Koch brothers. ...

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Is 2012 shaping up as the year of marriage equality?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The Republican National Convention gets down to business today in Tampa, Fla., where delegates are expected to overwhelmingly pass the Republican Party platform that is unequivocally against marriage for gay and lesbian couples. Despite that, could 2012 turn out to ...

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