- The Washington Times - Tuesday, September 18, 2007

ANNAPOLIS The state’s highest court today upheld a state law banning homosexual marriage.

The Maryland Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling that would have allowed homosexuals to marry, upholding a 1973 state ban that limits marriage to one man and one woman.

Four judges on the seven-member panel ruled that the state’s equal protection clause did not apply to sexual orientation. Three judges dissented.

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