PORTLAND, Maine -- Maine voters have torpedoed a state law that would have allowed gay couples to marry.
With 84 percent of the precincts reporting, gay-marriage foes had 53 percent of the vote Tuesday.
The outcome amounts to a heartbreaking defeat for the gay rights movement -- particularly since it occurred in a northeastern New England state, the corner of the country most supportive of gay marriage.
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