A Big Test for Gay Marriage

by Blogburger on October 9, 2012

For supporters of same-sex marriage—and for opponents, too—this Election Day is a pivotal one, an opportunity for voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington to make history and do something that voters across America have never done before. My Tuesday column looks at one Maine resident’s feelings about that. Although six states, along with the District of Columbia, now permit gay and lesbian couples to marry, none reached that point via a popular referendum. In New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and D.C., lawmakers made it happen, through legislation. In Massachusetts, Connecticut and Iowa, the states’ highest courts did. Citizens themselves have weighed in on same-sex marriage in more than 30…


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