Fairness For All

Mary strongly supports the freedom to marry, women’s reproductive rights, anti- discrimination laws for transgender individuals and the elimination of the death penalty.

Mary co-sponsored the Civil Marriage Protection Act (HB 438) is a law allowing same-sex couples to marry. However, any person who does not wish to perform a same-sex union is not required to do so. This bill was signed into law on March 1, 2012.

Mary introduced Rental Purchase Agreements Best Practices Act (HB 997), a bill to regulate the Rent-to-Own industry by standardizing requirements needed for a Rent-to-Own contract. This bill became law on May 22, 2012.