POLL: How Will You Vote on Same-Sex Marriage?

The marriage equality law passed by the Maryland legislature this year could be headed to referendum in November.

Opponents to Maryland's marriage equality law, which would legalize the marriage of same-sex couples, on Tuesday turned in more than 112,000 signatures, or about twice the number they needed, to send the law to referendum in November.

The Maryland Catholic Conference and the Maryland Marriage Alliance joined forces to collect the signatures necessary to put the decision in the hands of Maryland voters.

The Maryland State Board of Elections has about three weeks to verify the signatures.

If the law goes to referendum, how will you vote? Take our poll and start a conversation in the comments section.

Buzz Beeler May 30, 2012 at 03:06 PM
Looks like this could go down to the wire. Taking into account the margin of error, the vote is dead even.
torqueflite May 30, 2012 at 05:29 PM
Not to be a complete cynic, but I wouldn't be at all surprised to find "the Bradley effect" at work in Maryland - wherein people tell pollsters they plan to vote a particular way and then vote the opposite. Why? Because they don't want public identification as a bigot.
Bob Seaby May 30, 2012 at 05:40 PM
Be it a marriage, a civil union, a contract or whatever I really don't care whom marries whom. I continue to be amazed at the amount of time and energy spent on this social and personal matter when we are facing so many really serious issues. Talk about much ado about nothing !! Have we forgotten about the unemployed, the homeless, underachieving students, the mortgage mess, the crooks on Wall Street, the corruption of the Big Banks, our continued presence in the mid-East? These are issues worthy of our time and concern ... not marriage.
torqueflite May 30, 2012 at 06:24 PM
It's "a really serious issue" when you're one of the people facing discrimination. Whites not actively and adamantly opposed to black civil rights perhaps also reacted to the movement with either indifference or annoyance that attention to it distracted from the Cold War, the space race or the economy. When exactly IS a convenient time to consider equality for American citizens?
Bart May 31, 2012 at 01:28 AM
Bob, all the more reason to stop the idiocy of these zealots who want to overthrow the law that has been passed. If one's religion forbids same sex marriage, don't marry someone of the same sex. Just leave the rest of us to live our own lives. I would like to have someone tell me ONCE how a gay gouple marrying can, in any way, affect my marriage. Please, just once.
Matthew Ives September 04, 2012 at 10:22 AM
I still dont understand why gay marriage is an issue. If there is truly a separation of church and state then why does the church get to say what laws are passed? They dont even pay taxes so why do they get the right to vote or buy our politicians?
Wanda Reaves September 14, 2012 at 07:37 PM
Matthew, I have recommended a talk that you delivered in a church setting...I believe it was in Kansas. I recommended it to my neice and she cannot find it online. Are you the right Matthew Ives? Can you forward to me that talk? My e-mail is wfreaves@gmail.com. Thanks.


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