Down the drain in Maine UPDATE + Washup in Washington

In TFC on November 4, 2009 at 10:30 pm

Well, a cogent argument, plenty of cash to campaign with and some sophisticated advertising weren’t enough to protect the fragile same-sex marriage rights in Maine.

The dust is settling, but it’s sticking in the craw big time.

New York Times coverage

National Public Radio coverage

Maine Public Broadcasting coverage

And what the USA’s peak GLBT organisation is saying. And some more reaction. And where to next in Maine?

It’s not all gloom.  The good folk in Washington State are moving in the right direction.


  1. […] is to cheers us up after this week’s reverse in Maine (https://fullcatastrophe.wordpress.com/2009/11/04/down-the-drain-in-maine/) as we recall the feel good “Beautiful Thing” which was adorned by the Mamas & […]

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