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Same-sex marriage supporters, opponents ready to face off
Same-sex marriage supporters, opponents ready to face off

After nine months of plotting and organizing, the two sides of Maryland's same-sex marriage debate are ready to campaign with full force during the General Assembly session, which begins next week. Opponents plan a day of prayer that a same-sex marriage bill will fail, a slew of Sunday sermons focused on traditional marriage and a rally in Annapolis. They've united forces under a new banner, the Maryland Marriage Alliance. Supporters plan daily phone banks to drum up support for a same-sex marriage bill, and they have earmarked the day before Valentine's Day to bus their troops to Annapolis. Their coalition is called Marylanders for Marriage Equality, Last spring a...

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