Gallaudet Official to Discuss Being Put on Leave

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gallaudet University’s chief diversity officer is scheduled to discuss her views about being placed on leave for signing a petition to put Maryland’s same-sex marriage law on the ballot for voters to decide.

Angela McCaskill, of Upper Marlboro, is scheduled to speak in Annapolis on Tuesday.

J. Wyndal Gordan, an attorney for McCaskill, says she is not “anti-gay.” He says she only signed the petition because she believes the issue should be settled by the democratic process.

Voters will be deciding whether to allow same-sex marriage in Maryland in November.

Gallaudet is the nation’s leading university for the deaf and the hard of hearing. McCaskill was placed on leave last week.

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