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bicentennial_baby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-05-09 11:15 AM
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45. Rep. supports equality even if it costs him his reelection
Edited on Tue May-05-09 11:16 AM by bicentennial_baby
Nice. Didn't catch his name.
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  -Maine House to take up gay marriage bill (Portland Press Herald 5/5/09) fight4my3sons  May-05-09 07:50 AM   #0 
  - live video of Maine House of Representatives here  eShirl   May-05-09 07:59 AM   #1 
  - now broadcasting (kick)  eShirl   May-05-09 09:19 AM   #2 
  - Thanks for the link, watching now  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 09:39 AM   #4 
  - My buddy is in the balcony.  JackBeck   May-05-09 09:29 AM   #3 
  - "This is not a gay bill. It's a bill about love, equality and dignity."  JackBeck   May-05-09 09:41 AM   #5 
  - I think it was Rep. Carey  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 09:45 AM   #6 
     - Thanks.  JackBeck   May-05-09 09:50 AM   #9 
  - The Rep from Ripley is an asshole  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 09:48 AM   #7 
  - Boo!!! What a dbag.  JackBeck   May-05-09 09:48 AM   #8 
  - Where's this guy going with the hormones?  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 09:55 AM   #11 
  - I'm stuck in a University computer lab,  cecilfirefox   May-05-09 09:52 AM   #10 
  - twit going on about hormone imbalance and genetic abberations  eShirl   May-05-09 09:56 AM   #12 
  - What an asshole...  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 09:57 AM   #13 
  - Rep. Ayotte needs to STFU  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 09:58 AM   #14 
  - Just keeps us away from his children. n/t  JackBeck   May-05-09 10:00 AM   #17 
  - Rep. Morrison from South Portland just came out.  JackBeck   May-05-09 09:59 AM   #15 
  - Rep. Morrison is making me cry  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 09:59 AM   #16 
  - The Task Force and Equality Maine flipped Sirois just a few days ago.  JackBeck   May-05-09 10:09 AM   #18 
  - Awesome...this is encouraging.  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 10:10 AM   #19 
  - The guy with the interracial marriage story, heck he choked me up when he started! nt!  cecilfirefox   May-05-09 10:14 AM   #20 
  - Van Wie is now speaking about his interracial marriage  JackBeck   May-05-09 10:15 AM   #21 
  - Awww, he's all choked up...  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 10:16 AM   #22 
     - Lots of moving testimony today.  JackBeck   May-05-09 10:22 AM   #24 
        - I know! I'm supposed to be getting ready to go to campus...  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 10:24 AM   #25 
  - I'm not sure how to feel about this  Creideiki   May-05-09 10:21 AM   #23 
  - This next guy, the one who's a reitred police officer, now he's going to start talking about how  cecilfirefox   May-05-09 10:28 AM   #26 
  - ugh. He needs to take a remedial class in logic. n/t  eShirl   May-05-09 10:30 AM   #27 
  - I know, right?  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 10:32 AM   #29 
  - That man is just revolting. How tragic. nt  cecilfirefox   May-05-09 10:30 AM   #28 
  - When is the vote called? I got class at the end of the hour, hoping I can watch it.  cecilfirefox   May-05-09 10:35 AM   #30 
  - Oh noes! A culture war!  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 10:38 AM   #31 
  - Simple referendum vote in Maine? Joy. If that passes it will go to vote, and that makes me nervous..  cecilfirefox   May-05-09 10:39 AM   #32 
  - Most likely people's referendum veto in November.  JackBeck   May-05-09 10:45 AM   #34 
     - I wonder what the poll data says there. Hopefully we can learn from our mistakes and go to bat. nt  cecilfirefox   May-05-09 10:55 AM   #38 
     - Pick me up on your way North next time  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 10:56 AM   #39 
        - Absolutely. It was an eye-opening experience.  JackBeck   May-05-09 11:05 AM   #41 
           - I miss working with MassEquality  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 11:06 AM   #42 
              - Yes you did!!  JackBeck   May-05-09 11:12 AM   #44 
  - Imagine being Rep. Briggs' daughter  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 10:45 AM   #33 
  - I feel bad for Rep. Briggs to. nt  cecilfirefox   May-05-09 10:46 AM   #35 
     - I don't...  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 10:47 AM   #36 
  - Live blogging at www.mainewomen.org  JackBeck   May-05-09 10:51 AM   #37 
  - Rep. Magnan....interesting woman  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 11:04 AM   #40 
  - Way to hide behind Obama, Rep. Thibodeau  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 11:11 AM   #43 
  - Who's worse?  Creideiki   May-05-09 01:21 PM   #62 
  - Rep. supports equality even if it costs him his reelection  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 11:15 AM   #45 
  - Flaherty? n/t  JackBeck   May-05-09 11:18 AM   #46 
  - I think it was Flaherty.  fight4my3sons   May-05-09 11:20 AM   #47 
  - #marryME for those following on Twitter.  JackBeck   May-05-09 11:21 AM   #48 
  - Rep. Eaton was on fire!  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 11:30 AM   #49 
  - Rep. Butterfield: "Historys villians are the ones who have stood in the way of progress."  JackBeck   May-05-09 11:41 AM   #50 
  - Wow, a good Republican...will wonders never cease?  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 12:06 PM   #51 
  - My stream is down. Did the vote just begin?  JackBeck   May-05-09 12:19 PM   #52 
  - I'm hearing 87-61 in favor. n/t  JackBeck   May-05-09 12:21 PM   #53 
  - all I heard was a call for absentees and it went out n/t  fight4my3sons   May-05-09 12:23 PM   #54 
  - Voting on direct ballot referendum, without collecting sigs.  JackBeck   May-05-09 12:26 PM   #55 
  - No amendment. Phobes will have to collect sigs!  JackBeck   May-05-09 12:28 PM   #56 
  - Yep  bicentennial_baby   May-05-09 12:29 PM   #57 
     - Make the fuckers spend some money collecting signatures.  JackBeck   May-05-09 12:34 PM   #58 
  - Final vote: 89-58.  JackBeck   May-05-09 12:36 PM   #59 
  - On to Baldacci indeed and time to start calling him.  lazyriver   May-05-09 01:02 PM   #60 
     - Haven't found a roll call.  JackBeck   May-05-09 01:18 PM   #61 
     - I couldn't get thru to my rep's office to ask how he voted but  lazyriver   May-05-09 01:36 PM   #63 
     - I think they will be here:  fight4my3sons   May-05-09 01:59 PM   #65 
     - Village Soup article with how some of the Reps voted.  fight4my3sons   May-05-09 02:59 PM   #66 
        - Bob Duchesne did not disappoint me...  lazyriver   May-05-09 06:49 PM   #68 
  - From EqualityMaine:  fight4my3sons   May-05-09 01:55 PM   #64 
  - At long last, there's no need to wait, lol  phrigndumass   May-05-09 06:22 PM   #67 
     - Good Morning my dear friend :)  fight4my3sons   May-06-09 07:45 AM   #69 
  - News 13 video:  JackBeck   May-06-09 10:06 AM   #70 
     - Senate getting ready to vote on final bill:  bicentennial_baby   May-06-09 10:26 AM   #71 
     - The Senate Passed it!  fight4my3sons   May-06-09 10:28 AM   #72 
 

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