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.
Maryland Marriage Equality Ballot Proposal
A well worded proposal that seems to cover all the bases and will no doubt have Fundies screaming in righteous anger.
Indeed, there is no compromising with extremists, even if the proposal balances constitutional reassurances of personal and religious liberty.
(Source: patheos.com, via skepticalavenger)