National Figures Opposed To Same-Sex Marriage Join Marylanders At A Rally

CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– With the election just weeks away, the battle over same-sex marriage is heating up.

Derek Valcourt explains some national leaders opposing same-sex marriage came to Maryland to make their case.

Voters are getting an earful on this hotly contested issue in television ads and in their church pews.

In churches around Maryland, preachers are trying to get their faithful fired up. Baltimore’s New Harvest Ministries is no exception.

“We’re concerned that the union of marriage is protected as it is recorded in the Bible,” Bishop Marcus Johnson said.

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Sunday, the church hosted what they called a Marriage Protection Rally with a small crowd, inviting some of the nation’s most vocal opponents of same-sex marriage — including Bishop Harry Jackson and Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council — as they try to convince Marylanders to say no to Question 6.

“We’re talking about something…

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