It’s official! Courthouses can now issue licenses to same-sex couples for January weddings. Pop the champagne and book a limo service for your local chapel. Today is a big step forward for the dignity of every child’s home.
O’Malley’s office provided more detail.
“At 10:15 this morning, Governor Martin O’Malley signed proclamations declaring the results of the election for measures submitted for voter approval. Based on election returns, Governor O’Malley declared by proclamation that a majority of votes were cast in favor of three constitutional amendments, three referendums by petition – Questions 4, 5, and 6 – and one statewide ballot question.“
And just to review, here’s a few things that might happen, now that same-sex couples can legally marry in Maryland.
Here’s what we actually hope will happen.