Maine Politics

From the Piscataqua to the St. John

Thursday, June 09, 2005

Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Shot Down

Not only did Brian Duprey's (R - His own little world) bill fail to achieve the 2/3rds majority it needed in the house, it failed to even approach a majority decision, losing 88-56.

Sean Faircloth had a great quote in the BDN this morning:
"Who are we to constitutionally freeze the legal definition of marriage so it can no longer evolve?" asked Rep. Sean Faircloth, D-Bangor. "Why make our state constitution a weapon and not a shield?"

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