May 06 2009

And then there were five…

Same Sex MarriageImage via Wikipedia

Add Maine to the growing list of states where same-sex couples can marry.

Pam’s House Blend has some early details:

Maine Governor signs marriage equality bill

I particularly like the name of the new law:

LD 1020, An Act to End Discrimination in Civil Marriage and Affirm Religious Freedom

It’s got something for everyone, including the fundies!

Gov. John Balducci’s statement on his decision to sign the legistation is a really good read. Like many people who previously supported civil unions for gay couples, he’s come around to the reality that separate is not equal.

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