Archived from the original on March 10, On June 26,the U. To secure and preserve the benefits of marriage for our society and for future generations of children, the union of one man and one woman in marriage shall be the only agreement recognized as a marriage or similar union for any purpose. Senate elections special U. Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. By the late 20th and early 21st centuries, the perspectives of one or more of the world religions— BuddhismHinduismJudaismIslamand Christianity —and their associated civil practices were often invoked during national discussions of same-sex marriage.
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Retrieved from " https: Constitutional Amendment 1 . The Maine Legislature passed and Governor Baldacci signed legislation in May allowing same sex marriage.
The Senate passed the initial bill on Oct.