More than 1,000 churches across Maryland are expected to offer a petition to their members so the issue can get on the ballot.
...On Sunday, churches across Maryland will offer the referendum petitions to its members.
Burns, also Pastor Burns, expects to collect at least 2,000 signatures at his church alone.
...“The churches participating believe in the biblical word and they are furious,” he said.
Opponents must collect 55,736 valid signatures by June 30 in order for the issue to get on the November ballot. But opponents plan to gather at least 100,000 signatures just in case.