Said Governor Baldacci:
“This new law does not force any religion to recognize a marriage that falls outside of its beliefs. It does not require the church to perform any ceremony with which it disagrees. Instead, it reaffirms the separation of church and state.”
You’re next, New Hampshire.
Update: Opponents of the Maine bill have 90 days to acquire the 55,000 signature required to force a referendum for public vote. To be safe, they’re aiming for 60,000.
And the cutest photo: