A change of heart on gay marriage (PressHerald)
When gay activists announced their intention to pursue full marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples, they didn't know whether Gov. John Baldacci would support them.
They knew they had a Democratic Legislature that was likely to pass the bill.
They had momentum in other New England states.
But they didn't know if Baldacci -- a Democrat and Roman Catholic who had already expressed support for the lesser standing of civil unions -- would go along.
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