Derek McCoy, executive director of
Maryland Marriage Alliance, has accused supporters of the state's gay
marriage law of intimidating voters.
McCoy's group is leading the attempt to
repeal marriage equality in Maryland. It blocked the law from taking
effect when it filed 115,000 voter signatures with the State Board of
Elections to put the law up to a popular vote in November.
On Tuesday, gay weekly the Washington
Blade posted the names and addresses of petitioners to the
Speaking to OneNewsNow.com, McCoy said
the result was a campaign of intimidation.
“On the people that actually signed
the petition, they got the records from the Board of Elections,” he
said. “And in addition to Google mapping them out, they have
actually started going to people's addresses and having conversations
with people at the address to tell them that they are haters. [They]
knock on their door and try and intimidate them to go the other way
and give them their long story about their personal saga about their
Supporters are trying everything they
can “to intimidate people if they can't win them fairly.”