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6: Legalize Same Sex Marriage?

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

6/1/2012 5:00 pm

Polls Open

11/6/2012 6:00 am

Polls Close

11/6/2012 8:00 pm

Term Starts

1/1/2013 2:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/2999 12:00 am

Database Record

Posted 10/7/2012, Updated 12/2/2012

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NARRATIVE

Question 6 Referendum Petition (Ch. 2 of the 2012 Legislative Session) Civil Marriage Protection Act 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. For the Referred Law Against the Referred Law


DEBATES

EVENTS

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

10/11/2012 6:00 pm

News

Angela McCaskill, Gallaudet University Chief Diversity Officer, Placed On Leave For Signing Anti-Gay Marriage Petition


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)
Announced 11/30/2011

1,373,504
52.43%

 

No
(NO)
Announced 11/30/2011

1,246,045
47.57%

 

Source for election returns: http://elections.state.md.us/elections/2012/results/general/gen_detail_qresults_2012_4_0006S-.html


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