Maine Governor Signs Marriage Bill

New York Times
May 6, 2009

Mr. Baldacci, who cannot seek re-election because of term limits, said he had spent considerable time researching the legal ramifications of denying gay men and lesbians the freedom to marry. Exploring his feelings on the matter -- and listening to those of other Maine residents -- was, he said, "very emotional, very much a sort of baring of the soul that you're listening to and going through yourself. [Link]