Same-sex marriage effort concludes without a vote

House returns legislation to panel that nearly killed it last week

A historic effort to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland is over for the year after the House of Delegates ended debate on Friday without taking a vote. Instead of approving or rejecting the legislation, as expected, the House moved it backward — returning it to the committee that nearly killed it last week. House Speaker Michael E. Busch said the chamber won't entertain it again during the 2011 session, which concludes next month. Full Story »

Posted by Andrew Hazlett

See All Reviews »

Review

Kathleen Jordan
3.9
by Kathleen Jordan - Mar. 13, 2011

I liked this story because it clearly is timely and the issue of legalizing gay marriage is becoming more and more relevant. This is good journalism because it gives imformation with depth and includes many resources- on both sides of the issue. That is key (getting each side) when reporting on controversies, especially in politics.

See All Reviews »

Kathleen's Rating

Overall
3.9

Good
from 19 answers
Quality
3.8
Facts
4.0
Fairness
4.0
Information
4.0
Insight
4.0
Sourcing
4.0
Style
4.0
Accuracy
4.0
Balance
4.0
Context
4.0
Depth
4.0
Enterprise
2.0
Expertise
4.0
Originality
2.0
Relevance
4.0
Transparency
4.0
Responsibility
4.0
Popularity
4.0
Recommendation
4.0
Credibility
4.0
More How our ratings work »