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Maryland Gay Rights Group 'Will Continue To Fight'

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Equality Maryland says they don't expect another vote on the bill this year. Morgan Meneses-Sheets, the group's executive director, says while they're disappointed by the decision, they consider it a victory that the bill got through the state Senate and the House Judiciary Committee this time around.

"This means that a strategic move has allowed us to live to fight another day and we will continue to fight," she says.

Advocates for the bill say didn't have the 71 votes needed to pass the legislation. Several ministers from churches in Prince George's County were among religious leaders lobbying against the measure. They say they were taking a stand on behalf of family.

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