Maryland gay marriage bill moves forward (Reuters)
A bill that could make Maryland the eighth state to effectively allow gay marriage cleared a key committee on Friday, but supporters said its future was still uncertain.
After Senate Bill 116 was approved last week, it went to the House of Delegates Judiciary Committee where it was passed 12 to 10 on Friday afternoon, but not without some bumps along the way.
The vote was put off earlier in the week when two Democratic lawmakers who co-sponsored the measure boycotted the committee meeting. Delegate Tiffany Alton, one of the boycotters ultimately voted against the legislation.
As a result, supporters said that it was not clear what would happen next.
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