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May 1, 2009

Maine Senate votes decisively for marriage equality, continuing trend across the Northeast

The Maine state Senate voted 21-14 in favor of legislation that would permit same-sex couples to marry.  The Senate also defeated an amendment that proposed putting the question before voters.  The vote follows recent action by legislative bodies for marriage equality in Vermont, Connecticut, and New Hampshire.

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