Gay couple Stacey Kargman-Kaye, left and Jodi Kelber-Kaye walk to their car with their 1-year-old son (unidentified) after a press conference Wednesday, July 7, 2004, in Baltimore, Md. The ACLU announced filing of a lawsuit against the City of Baltimore a
BALTIMORE - The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday sued the city of Baltimore and four Maryland counties for the right of same-sex couples to marry.
The lawsuit was filed in Baltimore Circuit Court on behalf of nine couples and a man whose partner recently died. The couples had sought marriage licenses and were denied, said Ken Choe of the ACLU's Lesbian and Gay Rights Project, based in New York.