Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says he’ll work to ensure that same-sex married couples can file joint tax returns in the state.
The Supreme Court is taking a potentially historic look at same-sex marriage by agreeing to hear two cases that challenge governments’ different treatment of gay Americans.
The Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitutional right to marry as heterosexuals.
Same-sex couples can begin getting marriage licenses in Maryland, though they won’t go into effect until Jan. 1.
Support for same-sex marriages is rapidly gaining support despite large disparities on the issue between certain regions of the country.
Gay couples across Maryland are talking up future wedding plans now that voters have authorized their right to marry.
‘American Idol’ runner-up Adam Lambert is applauding voters in Maryland and Minnesota for approving same-sex marriage during Tuesday’s election.
Aside from the re-election of Senator Cardin, it’s clear Maryland voters elected for change on Tuesday, even setting a nationwide precedent for education along the way.
Maryland voters have approved same-sex marriage in a close vote.
Maryland voters could become the first in the nation to decide by popular vote to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges, provided the students have attended a state high school for three years and can show they have filed state income tax returns during that time.