Government Deemed Gay Group

Published: February 10, 2009

Erlich/Steele Deemed Gay Group "Security Threat"

Equality Maryland, the state’s largest gay civil rights group, was revealed this week to be among the many peaceful protest groups that were once designated a “security threat” by state officials.

The Washington Post reported Friday that the Maryland State Police’s Homeland Security & Intelligence Division gave Equality Maryland the designation and considered the organization a terrorist group. The designation has since been rescinded.

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