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Abolish Civil Marriage in Maryland?

Advocates for same-sex marriage have adopted a startling new tacticv in the effort to push legal rights for gay couples through the House and Senate during the legislature's 90-day session: a proposal to abolish civil marriage entirely.

They plan to introduce bills today that would get rid of civil marriage ceremonies now confined to heterosexual unions in the state and replace them with domestic partnerships for all couples, straight and gay. Here is the full story by Lisa Rein


By Anne Bartlett  |  February 5, 2008; 9:23 AM ET
Categories:  Lisa Rein  
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