Gay marriage
Boston.com
Supporters and opponents of Gay Marriage lined up on opposite sides of Beacon Street in front of the State House Wednesday.
With energetic demonstrators chanting in the street, state lawmakers yesterday delayed a vote on a proposed constitutional amendment to outlaw same-sex marriage until after the November election.

Left: Supporters and opponents of gay marriage lined up on opposite sides of Beacon Street in front of the State House Wednesday.
(Globe Staff Photo / Joanne Rathe)