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Last-Ditch Desperate Tactic in Maryland: Claim the Bible Favors Gay Marriage

 

This ad by proponents of Question 6 (Gay Marriage) in Maryland claim Question 6 "strengthens protections for our churches" and features an image of a pastor holding a bible:

In fact, Question 6 presents serious threats to religious liberty. So argues democratic state senator and pastor C. Anthony Muse in the Washington Post. Matt Birk of the Baltimore Ravens also explains the threat to religious liberty:

"If the referendum is not voted down, religious freedoms are at risk. Churches, hospitals, religious charities, private businesses and individuals, all will be subject to lawsuits and harassment for openly expressing their religious beliefs."