Gay Marriage Public Hearing Location Changed 

Because so many people are expected to turn out, Maine’s Legislature has moved a public hearing on a gay marriage proposal to the Augusta Civic Center.The Judiciary Committee also has changed the date of its daylongpublic hearing from April 24 to April 22. Doors will open at 8 a.m.The proposal is co-sponsored by more than 60 lawmakers. It wouldrepeal a state law that limits marriage to a man and a woman andreplace it with authorization of marriage between any two people.It also would recognize same-sex marriage in other states where itis legal.