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March-27-97

Maine Senate Approves Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Avoiding a fall referendum campaign, Maine legislators approved a ban on same-sex marriages by a 24 to 10 vote. On March 25th the Maine House had voted 106 to 39 to approve the ban. Governor Angus King is expected to sign the measure. If signed, Maine becomes the 18th state within the past year to ban same-sex marriages

Media Resources: The Los Angeles Times - March 27, 1997