Maryland lawmakers approved a marriage equality bill and Democratic Governor Martin O’Malley signed it into law earlier this year. However, opponents mounted a ballot initiative to repeal it. Voters on November 6 decided to let the law take effect on January 1.
Some Maryland clerks began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples on December 6, the day election results were certified.
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