Maine, NH Legislators Vote For Gay Marriage

Legislators in Maine and New Hampshire have voted in favor of gay marriage.

Maine Gov. John Baldacci quickly signed his state's bill Wednesday. But New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch hasn't indicated what he'll do. Both governors are Democrats.

If New Hampshire's bill becomes law, Rhode Island would become
the sole holdout on gay marriage among the six New England states.

Iowa also allows it because of a court order. California briefly
had gay marriage, but voters later banned it.

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  • by C on May 11, 2009 at 08:21 AM
    Mr. T: So true. All they can do is recruit.
  • by GBHB on May 7, 2009 at 02:42 PM
    Aplha Female-close your mouth and open up your mind. Obama Snake Oil Co. -your rights are not being infringed upon, so stop whining. You are giving good Christians a bad name.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on May 7, 2009 at 05:36 AM
    Alpha, I am with you on this. Has anyone noticed there was no popular vote on this? Right, just like California, it would have failed. So, legislatures, judges and governors are shoving it down our throats. Can I get support to marry my sheep? Where are my rights......
  • by ~ALPHA female~ Location: O84P on May 6, 2009 at 10:27 PM
    So in other word Me.. you are saying gay for great insurance? ...I've seen that movie, I think it was called "I Now Pronounce You Chuck", ...and it was just as stupid as your post. ..Except your post didn't take 80 minutes to read it. ...Way to go and cheat the insurance companies Me! ..You're going to hell with the booty bandits... just kidding :) or am I? ;(
  • by Dave Location: Somewhere on May 6, 2009 at 10:19 PM
    I am going to live my life and enjoy it as long as I'm on this earth. THEREFORE, I am not going to let some book control me!! You Bible thumping puppets don't know what you're missing!
  • by Me Location: here on May 6, 2009 at 07:38 PM
    Is it so terriable a thing to have equal rights? Playing Devil's Advocate here: Picture Adam and Steve. Steve is in an accident/medical condition. Adam has no legal right to visitation. Steve's family could shut Adam out of the picture. Say Steve passes away, Adam has no right to Death benefits, unless an airtight will. Steve's things would go to his next of kin. Who's going to pay the doctor bills? Steve wasnt covered. Adam's job doesn't acknowledge them as a couple/family unit, but he's got great insurance. Marriage. Its a word, its not an institution, its basic rights that married couples take for granted.
  • by Ted Location: Greenville on May 6, 2009 at 06:47 PM
    Joe you and I have very different definitions of just what a conservative is.
  • by Anonymous on May 6, 2009 at 06:37 PM
  • by Anonymous on May 6, 2009 at 06:10 PM
    Dave, what does God say about it? Same thing us Bible holy Rollers say! Some day you will eat your words! God will have his way in the end, no matter what you think say or do. This country will fall and fall fast once this stuff gets going like viris. Just wait and see.
  • by joe stroud on May 6, 2009 at 06:01 PM
    I am as conservative as anyone alive but i do not object to this. Life is to short not to spend it with the ones you love.
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