Faith Leaders Support Equality, Call for NO on 1 in November

Religious leaders from various faiths gathered simultaneously today in both Portland and Bangor.  The Religious Coalition for the Freedom to Marry in Maine (RCFMM from now on) sought to spread the message that all Maine families ought to be treated equally under the law.  The RCFMM, which represented 18 faith traditions, pledged it’s support for No on 1/Protect Maine Equality.  Full statement after the cut. Continue reading

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Question 1 Passions Erupt

The campaigns for and against Question 1 have been really heating up.  You’ve seen the ads at just about every commercial break.  The Op/Ed pages are full of healthy debate.  Even though this is a passionate issue things have remained relatively civil up until now.  I was hugely disappointed after I read the following.

Stand for Marriage Maine, the group fighting to repeal the law legalizing same-sex marriage in the state, says it has been the target of vandals in recent weeks. Continue reading