Now gay people can get married AND enjoy lobster!

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    Maine Gay Marriage Legalized

    Maine Governor John Baldacci signed Wednesday into law a bill legalizing gay marriage in the state. The move makes Maine the fifth state to allow gay marriage.
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    Go Maine!
     
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    Ah, yes, that's the way to do it: legislatively.

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    Technically, the people doing it judicially were only enforcing what the people doing it legislatively did when they put things like "equality" and "equal protection under the law" in their constitutions. If they didn't want to have to live up to what those words mean, then they shouldn't have put them in their state constitutions.

    Also: congratulations on joining the rest of the modern world, Maine!
     
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    Well ... that's another ... and Pyrite actually makes a good point.
     
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    But now the debate is raging on whether or not Gay Lobsters can be legally married...
     
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    Not until they pay taxes to ...:eusa_whistle:
     
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    I am not a fan of this Governor but I agree that he made the right choice, I say people can not help who they love .
     
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    So when are you moving to Maine?
     
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    Gay divorce is right around the corner.
     

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