Well, as expected, the Maryland Senate passed, and the governor signed, the marriage equality bill. (Woo-hoo, again!)
In Maryland, residents have the right to challenge by petition any law passed by the legislature. Naturally, equality opponents are organizing to get the signatures needed to put marriage equality on the ballot in November. So no celebrating yet - the job isn't done. In the most recent polls, 50% of Marylanders are in favor of marriage equality. What counts, of course, is how many vote that way.
Meanwhile, Russell Blackford points to some interesting articles and discussions about the issue.