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Maine Marriage Equality Takes Effect December 29

By Zack Ford on December 3, 2012 at 3:25 pm

"Maine Marriage Equality Takes Effect December 29"


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Marriage equality will officially take effect in Maine on December 29. State law requires that a ballot initiative cannot take effect until 30 days after the governor certifies the election results, which Gov. Paul LePage (R) did on November 29. Given the law takes effect on a Saturday, same-sex couples may not be able to get married until after the New Year’s when municipal offices reopen.

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