Maine Voters Reject Same Sex Marriage; Rochester Activists Demonstrate
13 Nov 2009 16:07 GMT
Protesters chanting “Hey Obama let mama marry mama” and “LGBT we demand equality” gathered in front of the Federal Building on November 4 to condemn actions in the nearby state of Maine. Earlier in the year, courts in Maine determined that marriage was a civil right under the state's constitution and extended that right to all couples. Those rights were then taken away by a close ballot referendum on November 3. The protest was organized by the Civil Rights Front and participants included the Gay Alliance, Pride At Work, International Socialist Organization and Students For A Democratic Society. Read more; click here!
Video: From the Maine Video Activists Network: Gay Marriage and Petitioning
Additional Information: Chicago IMC: Maine: Analyzing Failure #31 | Seattle IMC: November 14th: Victory! Approve 71 Thank-You Rally
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