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Marriage equality opponent expresses regret for false claims in Maine repeal

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
In "Question 1," a new documentary filmed during Maine's successful "Yes on 1" campaign to repeal the state's marriage equality law, reveals that "Yes On "1 chairman Marc Mutty acknowledges his campaign's claim that "same-sex marriage will be taught in ...

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Election night brings victory and defeat for gay candidates, issues across the nation

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
It was to be a night of hope and promise for the LGBT community, but instead the crushing defeat of Maine‘s gay marriage law delivered another setback for gay rights advocates and overshadowed many other victories at the ballot box ...

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Maine votes to repeal gay marriage law

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Maine voters on Tuesday rejected a law allowing gay marriage, a closely fought referendum on the one year anniversary of a similar outcome in California. Repealing the law passed by the legislature last May is another setback for gay-rights advocates, ...

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Heavy voter turnout has Maine gay marriage advocates hopeful

Tuesday, November 3, 2009
With polls closing in less than an hour, Maine is reporting unusually high voter turnout today, a sign that has gay marriage advocates hopeful. With polls showing a closely divided electorate, advocates on both sides of the issue predict it ...

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All eyes on Maine as voters decide on gay marriage; latest poll a ‘nail-biter’

Monday, November 2, 2009
On Tuesday, Maine residents will have their say in the nationwide debate over gay marriage. Voters there will decide whether to repeal a law that would allow gay marriage. The law was passed by the Legislature and signed by Democratic ...

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Maine gay marriage to be decided by ‘razor-thin election’

Saturday, October 31, 2009
One year after California’s electorate ended same-sex marriage in the Golden State, voters in Maine are preparing to decide whether to allow gay nuptials. To avoid another defeat, supporters of same-sex marriage were ramping up their grassroots efforts in advance ...

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Maddow speaks with Maine governor over upcoming gay marriage vote

Friday, October 30, 2009
Rachel Maddow spoke with Maine’s Governor John Baldacci Thursday night about the attempt to repeal Maine’s same-sex marriage law, enacted in May, but up for a vote in next Tuesday’s election. Not too long ago, Baldacci stood against gay marriage, ...

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Dueling ads released as Maine gay marriage vote draws near

Thursday, October 29, 2009
Via The Daily Dish, from Andrew Sullivan at The anti-gay forces in Maine are ramping up the “gay conspiracy to get your kids” angle in the latest wave of ads. The pro-gay forces continue on the high road. They ...

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California volunteers helping Maine affirm gay marriage law

Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Maine-volunteers Californians, in particular, are watching Maine‘s same sex marriage vote closely. And some, like Demi Espinoza, Daniel Shad and Gabe Gonzalez, care so passionately about the issue that they’re giving up their vacation time to volunteer in Maine to ...

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Maine gay marriage supporters outraise opponents

Saturday, October 24, 2009
With a week and a half to go before Election Day, the two campaigns in the battle over gay marriage continue to haul in large sums of money from donors both inside and outside of Maine. No on 1-Protect Maine ...

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