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Marylanders Opposed To Gay Marriage Seek To Put Referendum On Ballot

May 4th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Marylanders opposed to allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry say they have collected more than half the signatures necessary to get the measure on the ballot this fall. The Maryland Marriage Alliance says it now has collected more than 30-thousand signatures of registered voters. The group needs to turn in 56-thousand signatures by the end of June to put the referendum on the ballot. Derek McCoy, Executive Director of the Maryland Marriage Alliance told WBAL Radio that he believes they will reach the required number of signatures earlier than June. Reverend Bruce McBride of the Calvary Baptist Church in Cresaptown is one of the regional representatives for the Alliance. He says the position of the organization has been to uphold marriage and keep the definition between one man and one woman…

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