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Congratulations to Maine lawyer Mary Bonauto on arguing case for marriage equality at Supreme Court today

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 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree praised the work of Maine lawyer Mary Bonauto, who argued for marriage equality in front of the U. S. Supreme Court this morning. The case will determine whether or not gay and lesbian couples throughout the country have a Constitutional right to marry.   "Mary did a great job today making the case that if a loving, committed couple wants to…

Supreme Court hears cases involving marriage equality

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree hopes Supreme Court overturns California's Prop 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act As the Supreme Court began hearing arguments in two landmark cases about marriage equality, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement today: Legally, I don't believe there are any convincing arguments that support the discrimination in…

Reaction to President Obama's statement for marriage equality

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree says marriage is a basic human right for All Americans "It's wonderful that President Obama has taken a position that I and millions of other Americans have long held—that marriage is a basic human right that all Americans deserve. As the fight for marriage equality continues here in Maine and around the country, President Obama has sent a clear and…

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