Question 6: Civil Marriage Protection Act
Establishes that Maryland’s civil marriage laws allow gay and lesbian couples to obtain a civil marriage license, provided they are not otherwise prohibited from marrying; protects clergy from having to perform any particular marriage ceremony in violation of their religious beliefs; affirms that each religious faith has exclusive control over its own theological doctrine regarding who may marry within that faith; and provides that religious organizations and certain related entities are not required to provide goods, services, or benefits to an individual related to the celebration or promotion of marriage in violation of their religious beliefs.
- For the Referred Law
- Against the Referred Law
|1||Marylanders for Marriage Equality||$3,206,320|
|2||Human Rights Campaign National Marriage Fund||$394,961|
|3||NAACP-National Voter Fund for Question 6||$235,000|
|4||Human Rights Campaign Maryland Families PAC||$182,384|
|5||Freedom to Marry Maryland PAC||$38,675|
|1||Maryland Marriage Alliance- No on 6||$1,685,486|
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