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Gay Marriage Defeated in Maine
Yesterday, voters in Maine cast ballots on Proposition 1. Proposition 1 was a “voter veto” bill, which means it was written to strike down a law passed by the legislature that would have allowed gay marriage within the state. The final tally was 53-47 in favor of striking down the law. Because this has the same effect as a veto, the legislature can override it in their next session if they choose to do so.
Five states currently allow same sex marriages, Vermont, New Hampshire and, Massachusetts, Gay Marriage Defeated in Maine by joshua