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104. It's good to know there are decent people in Maine! Thank you!
Is your state full of many religious people (like we associate with the Bible Belt in the South)? It kind of surprises me that this happened because I thought of Maine as pretty progressive.
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  -To our GBLT friends: I'm sorry. Maine-ah  Nov-04-09 01:47 AM   #0 
  - Recommended.  Heidi   Nov-04-09 01:48 AM   #1 
  - Thank you  NMMNG   Nov-04-09 01:48 AM   #2 
  - your welcome  Maine-ah   Nov-04-09 01:49 AM   #3 
  - Again the religious freak-a-zoids shove their tired old dogma down our throats.  Raster   Nov-04-09 01:51 AM   #4 
  - Yes - focus on the ones who are spending $ against GLBT people  Divine Discontent   Nov-04-09 01:59 AM   #10 
  - Amen!  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-04-09 11:07 AM   #68 
  - I'm sorry too.  CitizenLeft   Nov-04-09 01:51 AM   #5 
  - It's incredibly fucked up  tishaLA   Nov-04-09 01:51 AM   #6 
  - that is the word for it pathetic.  bdamomma   Nov-04-09 11:54 AM   #87 
  - Here in California we still feel bad  underseasurveyor   Nov-04-09 01:51 AM   #7 
  - exactly how I feel!  Divine Discontent   Nov-04-09 01:56 AM   #9 
  - I really thought it was a go and frankly I was surprised  underseasurveyor   Nov-04-09 02:22 AM   #15 
     - and...  Divine Discontent   Nov-04-09 02:36 AM   #18 
        - Always and forever  underseasurveyor   Nov-04-09 02:43 AM   #19 
  - Yes we do, in fact I am beyond sad and  Kajsa   Nov-04-09 09:48 AM   #50 
  - I believe the open-minded religious types made a difference this time & will continue to do so!  Divine Discontent   Nov-04-09 01:54 AM   #8 
  - Don't be sorry.  Pab Sungenis   Nov-04-09 02:01 AM   #11 
  - MAD comes after feeling sad  underseasurveyor   Nov-04-09 02:27 AM   #16 
  - I'm sorry too.  ezgoingrl   Nov-04-09 02:11 AM   #12 
  - .  FlyingSquirrel   Nov-04-09 02:17 AM   #13 
  - Me too. Even HAVING this on a ballot for the populace to decide is wrong.  uppityperson   Nov-04-09 02:20 AM   #14 
  - Absolutely -- Our Constitution should simply be in play in every case ...  defendandprotect   Nov-04-09 01:41 PM   #103 
  - K&R, it's the long haul  G_j   Nov-04-09 02:34 AM   #17 
  - Recommend  TexasObserver   Nov-04-09 03:12 AM   #20 
  - +1  malaise   Nov-04-09 03:43 AM   #21 
  - Indeed. A nation that got its start from men from the Enlightenment  mmonk   Nov-04-09 03:53 AM   #22 
  - I am sorry too - and for all of us, gay or straight  Chemisse   Nov-04-09 04:11 AM   #23 
  - K&R. nt  lostnfound   Nov-04-09 05:37 AM   #24 
  - Standing proudly with Maine-ah.  peacefreak   Nov-04-09 05:46 AM   #25 
  - Recommend.  Ruby the Liberal   Nov-04-09 05:51 AM   #26 
  - ditto  barbtries   Nov-04-09 06:11 AM   #27 
  - You made an awesome effort. Don't stop trying. You're going to win soon.  Joanne98   Nov-04-09 06:12 AM   #28 
  - I'm sorry, too, and...  ChicagoSuz219   Nov-04-09 06:17 AM   #29 
  - the bastards are down to arguing about a word  Maine-ah   Nov-04-09 08:37 AM   #30 
  - You can't say you're sorry.  donco6   Nov-04-09 08:40 AM   #31 
  - K&R  myrna minx   Nov-04-09 08:40 AM   #32 
  - "I'm pissed as hell that religion/churches/ religious groups  Ishoutandscream2   Nov-04-09 08:47 AM   #33 
  - Bigots have no rigght to vote away the rights of others!  Odin2005   Nov-04-09 08:55 AM   #34 
  - I just hope DU takes it easier on the people of Maine...  Iggo   Nov-04-09 09:00 AM   #35 
  - Thank you Maine-ah  TommyO   Nov-04-09 09:05 AM   #36 
  - .  Maine-ah   Nov-04-09 09:11 AM   #37 
  - +99999999999  eShirl   Nov-04-09 09:12 AM   #38 
  - Heartbreaking  sonias   Nov-04-09 09:21 AM   #39 
  - GOOD NEWS IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON!  mimitabby   Nov-04-09 09:23 AM   #40 
  - Indeed it is. nt  Robb   Nov-04-09 09:38 AM   #43 
  - Yes it is!  Kajsa   Nov-04-09 09:43 AM   #45 
  - I Know I should be feeling good about this but  Balderdash   Nov-04-09 10:51 AM   #60 
  - Yea that part grabbed my gut too  underseasurveyor   Nov-04-09 11:00 AM   #66 
  - YAY!!!!! SEPARATE BUT EQUAL.  FedUp_Queer   Nov-04-09 01:08 PM   #96 
  - This brings tears to my eyes - to think the tide may be turning  Politicub   Nov-04-09 10:56 AM   #63 
  - K&R  Vidar   Nov-04-09 09:30 AM   #41 
  - K & R!  lonestarnot   Nov-04-09 09:37 AM   #42 
  - I have Catholic friends here in Maine- the told me they were strongly urged  BREMPRO   Nov-04-09 09:41 AM   #44 
  - I read the Catholic effort was intenste  CatholicEdHead   Nov-04-09 09:45 AM   #48 
  - Not only the Catholics. I know of Protestant churches (or church members) that were  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-04-09 11:08 AM   #70 
  - If Obama had guts...  NotNarrow   Nov-04-09 11:16 AM   #75 
  - Agree...and we should remember the right wing and Churches never quit . . .  defendandprotect   Nov-04-09 01:50 PM   #105 
  - Why?  skepticscott   Nov-04-09 04:59 PM   #111 
     - churches tax exempt status prohibits them from advocating for or against candidates and limits their  BREMPRO   Nov-05-09 12:29 AM   #140 
  - K&R  demmiblue   Nov-04-09 09:45 AM   #46 
  - its the religiously insane that has ruined our country - US mullahs  ensho   Nov-04-09 09:45 AM   #47 
  - they are a small minority why do they have to dictate or shove  bdamomma   Nov-04-09 12:03 PM   #89 
  - Not your fault, but thanks for saying it  Bluenorthwest   Nov-04-09 09:47 AM   #49 
  - .  Maine-ah   Nov-04-09 09:51 AM   #51 
  - I am sorry I did nothing this year to GOTV  Taverner   Nov-04-09 10:00 AM   #52 
  - sorry and embarassed.  grantcart   Nov-04-09 10:01 AM   #53 
  - More apologies from Maine  druidqueen   Nov-04-09 10:02 AM   #54 
  - great letter!  Maine-ah   Nov-04-09 10:29 AM   #58 
  - Thank you  druidqueen   Nov-04-09 10:51 AM   #61 
  - Outstanding letter  Neecy   Nov-04-09 10:45 AM   #59 
  - good letter,  bdamomma   Nov-04-09 12:09 PM   #91 
  - Keep fighting  euphoria12leo   Nov-04-09 10:08 AM   #55 
  - Not from Maine but I'm sorry  d_r   Nov-04-09 10:24 AM   #56 
  - I cannot believe that almost thirty thousand Mainers believe that their fellow citizens should have  beac   Nov-04-09 10:27 AM   #57 
  - Thank you for your post  Politicub   Nov-04-09 10:55 AM   #62 
  - Some thoughts about this  alp227   Nov-04-09 10:58 AM   #64 
  - sweet! I just posted that on my FB  Maine-ah   Nov-04-09 11:08 AM   #69 
  - +1,000,000  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-04-09 11:10 AM   #71 
  - GLBT...not GBLT.. isn't BLT a bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich?  ddeclue   Nov-04-09 10:59 AM   #65 
  - well...I had just finished practicing for Maine's medical mar juana law  Maine-ah   Nov-04-09 11:16 AM   #76 
  - I'm not gay but I've never seen it rearranged to be GBLT before.  ddeclue   Nov-04-09 12:03 PM   #88 
  - I don't think the order technically matters in any way.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-04-09 08:18 PM   #129 
  - Me too. I am so ashamed of half the people in my state!  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-04-09 11:06 AM   #67 
  - I would like to thank all my fellow Mainers for their efforts!  jonnyblitz   Nov-04-09 11:10 AM   #72 
  - I thought for sure that people had evolved into more compassionate  cry baby   Nov-04-09 11:12 AM   #73 
  - I am pissed as well. I had high hopes that Maine would come through  mainer   Nov-04-09 11:14 AM   #74 
  - We made a little progress for you over here in Washington.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-04-09 11:17 AM   #77 
  - With maine being so close to canada, you'd think the state legislature would try to be a little more  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-04-09 11:19 AM   #78 
  - the state had passed it...  Maine-ah   Nov-04-09 11:21 AM   #79 
  - The state legislature DID pass gay marriage. This was a referendum.  mainer   Nov-04-09 11:27 AM   #82 
     - Right but they did allow this to become a referendum so thx for nothin.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-04-09 12:04 PM   #90 
        - They have no ability to stop a referendum. It's in our state law.  mainer   Nov-04-09 01:10 PM   #97 
  - THIS is what HATE looks like.... pay attention DUers  fascisthunter   Nov-04-09 11:22 AM   #80 
  - ............................  bdamomma   Nov-04-09 12:14 PM   #92 
  - I agree with you completely, but It won't happen.  caseymoz   Nov-05-09 12:12 AM   #137 
  - i am sorry too. thanks for the post. nt  seabeyond   Nov-04-09 11:22 AM   #81 
  - A shameful day in the USA for sure.  jtrockville   Nov-04-09 11:31 AM   #83 
  - Can someone in Maine provide scans of anti-gay literature or links to ads.  philly_bob   Nov-04-09 11:37 AM   #84 
  - here is the website of the anti-marriage equality group link  Shallah Kali   Nov-04-09 11:29 PM   #134 
     - Thanks for links, Shallah. RWers want no accommodation at all for gays. n/t  philly_bob   Nov-05-09 09:17 AM   #145 
  - When I heard the arch diocese poured  Highway61   Nov-04-09 11:44 AM   #85 
  - Religion is incompatible with Equality and Democracy  radhika   Nov-04-09 11:50 AM   #86 
  - I need a geography lesson, I guess  NotNarrow   Nov-04-09 12:31 PM   #93 
  - The problem is...  2QT2BSTR8   Nov-04-09 12:48 PM   #94 
  - Thank you to Maine-ah for your post!  2QT2BSTR8   Nov-04-09 12:48 PM   #95 
  - K&R  theFrankFactor   Nov-04-09 01:10 PM   #98 
  - This sucks. WTF is wrong with people?  SpookyCat   Nov-04-09 01:23 PM   #99 
  - Goddamned Neanderthal Throwback Dickheads. May they pass from us.  byronius   Nov-04-09 01:23 PM   #100 
  - I'm sorry too  HughMoran   Nov-04-09 01:27 PM   #101 
  - We have to wake up to how the Mormon and RCC churches have been controlling  defendandprotect   Nov-04-09 01:39 PM   #102 
  - It's good to know there are decent people in Maine! Thank you!  aint that a blip   Nov-04-09 01:49 PM   #104 
  - I'll keep fighting for gay rights...........  CrownPrinceBandar   Nov-04-09 01:50 PM   #106 
  - K & R....  winyanstaz   Nov-04-09 02:20 PM   #107 
  - seriously what ARE they so afraid of  la_chupa   Nov-04-09 02:23 PM   #108 
  - joy n/t  kaehele   Nov-04-09 06:23 PM   #115 
  - k and r  SalviaBlue   Nov-04-09 02:28 PM   #109 
  - K&R  BrklynLiberal   Nov-04-09 04:21 PM   #110 
  - Putting these on the ballot is simply an end-around the legal system.  alarimer   Nov-04-09 05:03 PM   #112 
  - Don't apologize on behalf of the state...I know there are plenty of decent people there  TK421   Nov-04-09 05:05 PM   #113 
  - I always think of Maine as being a gay tourist destination. Seems like  valerief   Nov-04-09 06:19 PM   #114 
  - Provincetown vs. Ogunquit  AllieB   Nov-04-09 08:01 PM   #125 
  - Prop 8 pissed me off, but it was impersonal. Pure political rage and annoyance. This has made me  WritingIsMyReligion   Nov-04-09 06:49 PM   #116 
  - hell yeah!!  Maine-ah   Nov-05-09 12:34 AM   #142 
  - K&R!  Omaha Steve   Nov-04-09 06:55 PM   #117 
  - Goddamn bigots.  mrbarber   Nov-04-09 07:27 PM   #118 
  - my nephew  undergroundnomore   Nov-04-09 07:51 PM   #119 
  - "I hope that Obama will come out and say something"  mrbarber   Nov-04-09 07:52 PM   #121 
     - I know. I know  undergroundnomore   Nov-04-09 07:56 PM   #122 
  - Whatever state I live in  Texasgal   Nov-04-09 07:51 PM   #120 
  - Now you know how we felt last year in Cali  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-04-09 07:57 PM   #123 
  - Why are so many quick to label?  chadmak09   Nov-04-09 07:58 PM   #124 
  - Oh bullshit!  Texasgal   Nov-04-09 08:06 PM   #127 
  - dictionary can help  chadmak09   Nov-04-09 08:17 PM   #128 
     - Belief?  Texasgal   Nov-04-09 08:19 PM   #131 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-04-09 10:32 PM   #133 
           - God you're an idiot.  Spryboy   Nov-05-09 12:26 AM   #139 
           - Since you're so understanding and tolerant of others' beliefs...  Sapphocrat   Nov-05-09 02:17 AM   #144 
  - If all civil rights were still on the ballot  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-04-09 11:46 PM   #136 
  - Sorry, but you're full of shit  Spryboy   Nov-05-09 12:17 AM   #138 
  - Say that when your rights are up for a vote.  Jamastiene   Nov-05-09 12:34 AM   #141 
  - Tell you what  NMMNG   Nov-05-09 02:12 AM   #143 
  - Human rights are not to be VOTED ON. Bigot is accurate.  piratefish08   Nov-05-09 09:23 AM   #147 
  - >>This was a good process. At least in america we have a choice to vote for these type of issues.  tbyg52   Nov-05-09 05:23 PM   #148 
  - Yeah I'm sick of this shit too.  Initech   Nov-04-09 08:05 PM   #126 
  - K&R  me b zola   Nov-04-09 08:19 PM   #130 
  - As a straight, black woman, I am ashamed! Ashamed of what's happening in this country.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-04-09 08:37 PM   #132 
  - I'll second that. nt  caseymoz   Nov-04-09 11:42 PM   #135 
  - From a RW website: no marriage, no domestic partnership, no nothing!  philly_bob   Nov-05-09 09:21 AM   #146 
 

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