Wednesday, 6 May 2009

You Can’t Allow Discrimination to Stand

"It’s not the way I was raised and it’s not the way that I am,” the governor said in a telephone interview. “But at the same time I have a responsibility to uphold the Constitution. That’s my job, and you can’t allow discrimination to stand when it’s raised to your level."

John Baldacci, Governor of the State of Maine, on his decision not to veto the bill allowing same-sex marriage passed by the State Legislature. From this article in the New York Times

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