Gay rights activists fail to open dialogue with Marshall

Potomac News
October 12, 2004
By Sari Krieger

As the 2005 General Assembly session approaches in January, Kirk Marusak and other Equality Prince William Members still have their gripes from last session with Prince William Delegate Robert Marshall, R-13th district.

Marshall sponsored a controversial bill, which passed the General Assembly during the 2004 session. Gay rights groups strongly opposed the bill.

HB 751 prohibits people of the same sex from entering into civil unions, partnership contracts or any arrangement “purported to bestow the benefits and obligation of marriage.”

Marusak has been asking to meet with Marshall since March but has been largely ignored, he said.

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