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by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Activists for same-sex marriage are targeting the Catholic Church in Maine to revenge the role it played in repealing a gay marriage law on Tuesday.
by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Voters in Maine exercised their right to a People’s Veto and chose to repeal a law passed by the state legislature that would have allowed same-sex couples to marry. Gay marriage has now lost in every single state – 31 in all – where the issue has been put to a popular vote.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer Homosexual activists have revealed their plans to harass and intimidate people who are supporting a pro-marriage ballot initiative that will be voted upon in Maine this November.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer The Diocese of Portland, Maine is among several groups that successfully collected the 55,000 signatures needed to place a People’s Veto on the 2009 ballot to prevent implementation of the state’s recent ruling in favor of same-sex marriage.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer On May 6, Maine Gov. John Baldacci (D) signed a newly passed bill allowing gay marriage, making it the fifth state in the U.S. to approve the practice. However, citizens may be able to halt the legislation by exercising their right to a “People’s Veto.”
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