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What is the metaphor for a slow avalanche? The progress made in the United States for legal same-sex marriage is sort of like that. On the other hand, politically speaking, it is actually happening pretty fast. Already this spring, we've seen Vermont, Iowa and Connecticut join Massachusetts as states allowing same-sex partners to marry. Add to that tally Maine, which just legalized it today. New Hampshire is possibly next, and legal marriages in the above states will also now be recognized--if not performed--in Washington D.C.
After all of this, if California upholds Proposition 8--or worse, does that and negates the 18,000 same-sex marriages performed there last year--they are going to look like they're on the wrong side of history.
Maine becomes 5th state to allow same-sex marriage
Maine's governor signed a freshly passed bill Wednesday approving gay marriage, making it the fifth state to approve the practice and moving New England closer to allowing it throughout the region. . .
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