Maine Gay Marriage Law Repealed

The tide of extending marriage rights to same-sex couples -- which has swept across New England in recent months -- has stopped at Maine. Voters rejected a state law Tuesday that would have allowed same-sex couples to wed. The repeal comes just six months after the measure was passed by the Maine legislature and signed by the Democratic Gov. John Baldacci. Maine would have been the sixth state in the country to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry, but instead becomes the 31st state to...Full Story
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