Mainely disappointed


On Tuesday voters rejected a state law that would have allowed same-sex couples to wed in Maine. The repeal comes just six months after the measure was passed by the Maine legislature and signed by the Democratic Governor.

Maine voters, known for their moderate, independent-minded views,would have been the sixth state in the country to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry, but instead becomes the 31st state to oppose the unions based on popular vote. They would have been the first to endorse same-sex marriage in a statewide ballot. Alas, intolerance prevails.

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~ by ameanderingmuse on November 5, 2009.

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