Hoorah For Maine Gay Activists!
The state's largest gay rights group EqualityMaine gathered more than 5,000 signatures on Saturday, the first official day of petition-gathering. To qualify for the 2012 ballot, supporters need to collect the signatures of 57,277 registered voters.
The proposed text of the question reads: “Do you favor a law allowing marriage licenses for same-sex couples that protects religious freedom by ensuring no religion or clergy be required to perform such a marriage in violation of their religious beliefs?”
It is clear, then, that Maine's citizens believe in equality. Well, at least those who have signed on; don't estimate the power of anti-gay activists. They can be wiley...