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Maine voters to have their say on divisive gay-rights legislation

Antidiscrimination efforts failed in past

By Jenna Russell
Globe Staff / September 25, 2005

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Long before a controversial court ruling in Massachusetts set off a national debate on gay marriage, most of New England had already agreed on a simpler point: Discrimination based on sexual orientation should be prohibited under state law, to ensure that gays and lesbians have equal access to basic needs like jobs and housing. (Full article: 1149 words)

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