Gov. Martin O'Malley (Facebook)
(WUSA) -- We spotted this statement on Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley's Facebook page on Thursday morning:
"It's official! Courthouses can now issue licenses to same-sex couples for January weddings. Today is a big step forward for the dignity of every child's home."
He posted the above photo with the statement.
His office issued a press release which read:
10:15 this morning, Governor Martin O'Malley signed proclamations declaring the
results of the election for measures submitted for voter approval. Based
on election returns, Governor O'Malley declared by proclamation that a majority
of votes were cast in favor of three
constitutional amendments, three referendums by
petition - Questions 4, 5, and 6 - and one statewide ballot question."