Martin O'Malley

Brittany Davis

Abortions- O'Malleys and nations views

Martin O'Malley-
-left to a women
-freedom of choice
-should be rare, but safe and legal
Quotes-The governor defended his belief that abortion should remain legal. “I believe that it is an issue that is best left to the individual conscience of women,” he said, “and in the meantime, as a society, we should do those things that we can to advance the dignity of every human life."

Nations View

-against religion
-"can affect mental/spiritual state"
-freedom
- Their body

Martin O'Malley

Same sex marriage

Martin O'Malley views

-can improve environment
- future children could be more open to beliefs.
-Marriage should be between to the two partners.
-Should stay legal.
Quotes:
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced this afternoon that he will lead the charge for gay marriage in Maryland and put his name on a bill that allows same-sex couples to wed. "Marylanders of all walks of life want their children to live in a loving, stable, committed home protected under the law," O'Malley said. He said it would be one of "a small handful" of legislative priorities.

Nation Views

-not in the bible.
- marriage for only male ad female.
-point of marriage is for reproduction.

Drug legalization

Martin O'Malley view:
-Open minded
-Limit to a certain amount.
Quotes:
"[i]s now open to legalizing medical marijuana" O’Malley has in the past been opposed to legalizing marijuana, but telegraphed that he’d support a limited measure that would make it available at academic research centers. “I’m focused on other things this year” he told reporters when he suggested he’d sign such a bill."

Nations Views

-A door to harder drugs
-Earth grows it