Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Maryland Court Upholds Marriage Law

The Maryland Court of Appeals yesterday upheld a state law defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The decision (4 to 3) should put an end to challenges by homosexuals who claim they are denied equal protection under the law. However, the court ruled that the state's 1973 ban on same-sex marriage does not discriminate on the basis of gender, nor does it deny any fundamental rights.

Here's more on the story.