Dougherty of Eliot, 72, is a parishioner at St. On November 6,in a reversal of the vote three years earlier, Maine became one of the first U. It did not require that such refusals be based on religious beliefs. However, Augusta and Gardiner announced that they would open with limited hours on the 29th to issue licenses. Slavick of Portland, a retired college professor. The bill was then sent back to the Senate for a final vote on enactment. It will be played out in television ads, door-to-door canvassing, yard signs, buttons, and bumper stickers.
But the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland has played the most tangible role in the repeal movement, even urging its parishes to collect donations by passing a second collection plate during Mass.
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