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Same-sex marriage bills gain in N.E.

Vt. Senate passes plan; votes set in N.H., Maine

By David Abel
Globe Staff / March 24, 2009

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In a special session, the Vermont Senate yesterday voted to legalize same-sex marriage. Later this week, a similar bill is scheduled for a vote in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. Next month a legislative panel in Maine will hold a hearing on a bill to allow gay couples to marry, just as lawmakers did last month in Rhode Island. (Full article: 915 words)

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