Maine Voters Reject Gay Marriage

Kim Conte
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wedding ringsNo doubt you've heard the news this week that Maine voters repealed a state law Tuesday that would have legalized same-sex marriage.

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Would you vote for or against same-sex marriage in your state?

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In May of this year, the Maine Legislature passed a law that would have legalized same-sex marriage. However, the law was put on hold after conservatives launched a petition drive to repeal it in a public referendum. Almost 53 percent of Maine voters voted to throw out the law; 43 percent voted to uphold it.

Gay marriage is currently legal in five states: Iowa, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Connecticut. Maine would have been the sixth.

Would you vote for or against same-sex marriage in your state?

 

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