Friday, January 27, 2012

New Maryland Marriage Equality Law May Avoid a Referendum // Tea Party Announces Rally Monday in Annapolis

The Potomac Tea Party Report blog is announcing an anti-marriage equality rally this Monday in Annapolis. The post also notes that the form of the marriage bill may shift to prevent a referendum:
On Monday evening Marylanders from all political persuasions will gather in Annapolis in support of marriage between a man and a woman.  Alerts have gone out from Del. Neil Parrott and from Charles Lollar at New Day Maryland to be in Lawyers Mall on Monday, January 30th from 6-8 p.m. to stand in opposition to the gay marriage lobby and its leader Governor Martin O’Malley.
Fearing a referendum
Hagerstown Tea Party founder Parrott, who led the successful petition drive to get the Dream Act (taxpayer subsidy for college education for illegals) on the ballot in 2012, is reporting that the Governor, who must have wins on both the Dream Act and on Gay Marriage in order for his political career to advance, is actually attempting to find a way to make the Gay Marriage bill an appropriations bill not subject to the referendum process.   Such a move by the Governor is a testament to his fear of the Parrott Petition machine where grassroots conservative activists stand ready to pound the pavement again looking for signatures....

More on Maryland marriage equality soon!

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