House Speaker Hannah Pingree says two years ago, when she got married, it truly hit home that the man who married her and her husband was a gay man who could not himself get married.
Also, you can watch the video stream at http://www.mainecampus.com/ and follow the #marryME hashtag if you're on Twitter.
Senator Dennis Damon just got a standing ovation in the Augusta Civic Center when he stepped to the podium to testify in support of LD 1020, An Act to End Discrimination in Civil Marriage and Affirm Religious Freedom.
You can listen to the testimony on this page: http://www.maine.gov/legis/audio/civic_ctr_apr.html
I write today to commend the Portland Press Herald, for having the courage to deeply explore objections to same-sex marriage, and to report, even in an opinion piece, pitfalls that have come out of the national drive toward legalizing same-sex marriage.
MD Harmon's opinion piece today is masterful, commanding, and is a must-read piece of writing.