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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 24, 2010

STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY ON ATTORNEY GENERAL’S SAME SEX MARRIAGE RECOGNITION OPINION



 

ANNAPOLIS, MD (February 24, 2010) – Governor Martin O’Malley issued this statement today following an opinion released by Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler on the recognition of out-of-state same-sex marriages in Maryland:

 

“I want to thank Attorney General Gansler for his hard work and thoughtful consideration.  Having reviewed the 45-page opinion, we will be guided by the Attorney General’s thorough analysis and legal advice on this matter.

 

“I am confident that the Attorney General and his office will provide all necessary advice to State agencies on how to comply with the law, and I expect all State agencies to work with the Attorney General’s office to ensure compliance with the law.”