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03/04/2011

MD Del. Sam Arora: Poised to put marriage bill to floor, equal rights to majority vote

by Jeremy Hooper

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A referendum is wrong and deserves no one's support. But that will or will not happen regardless of Arora or any other legislator's two cents.

So okay, let's do this thing. Grant Maryland's same-sex couples the equal freedoms they deserve, then let their neighbors decide if they really wish to take those away via a highly expensive, highly divisive, largely out-of-state-financed campaign that will inevitably lose in court anyway.

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*EARLIER: Will MD Del. Sam Arora keep his word? [G-A-Y]

*In a truly disturbing turn, NOM's Maggie Gallagher accused Arora critics of showing anti-Indian American bias [G-A-Y]

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*UPDATE, 3PM: He voted for the bill.

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