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The Baltimore Separation of Church and State Meetup Message Board › Event downtown on the 15th?

Event downtown on the 15th?

Baltimore, MD
Post #: 8
Hey, does anyone know what happened downtown on the 15th? My fiancee saw a protest happening in front of the police station, and people were holding signs about separation of church and state.

Were any of you there?
Baltimore, MD
Post #: 9
Found the answer:

Hundreds Protest Ban On Gay Marriage
Proposition 8 Vote In California Trigger Protests

updated 17 minutes ago

BALTIMORE - Protesters against a ban on same-sex marriage hit the streets all around the country on Saturday, including in front of Baltimore's City Hall.

The protests were triggered after voters in California approved Proposition 8, making a ban on same-sex marrriage constitutional.

One couple who married in Vermont took a break from celebrating their five-year anniversary for the protest. Said Michelle Smith, "I'm glad we're here, I wish this was a protest to get a federal law passed, instead of a state law."
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Nationwide, an estimated 1 million people took part in rallies and demonstrations to show their solidarity in close to 300 cities.
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