Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Maine Voters Reject Same Sex Marriage

Via Big Government who emphasizes "Gay marriage has now lost in every single state—31 in all—in which it has been put to a popular vote."

"The outcome amounts to a heartbreaking defeat for the gay rights movement—particularly since it occurred in New England, the corner of the country most supportive of gay marriage.

At issue was a law passed by the Maine Legislature last spring that would have legalized same-sex marriage. The law was put on hold after conservatives launched a petition drive to repeal it in a referendum.

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