Gay Marriage Update 

Supporters of Maine’s newly enacted law recognizing gay marriage are announcing a new name and a new measure of support for their side the day before opponents drop off petitions that could force a November referendum on the measure.Leaders of the campaign calling itself No On One – Protect Equality announced in Portland today they have collected pledges of more than 60,000 Mainers who support the Same-Sex Marriage Law.The news conference came a day before the law’s opponents plan to come to Augusta to deliver petitions to state election officials in hopes of forcing a referendum November third.The stand for Marriage Campaign says it’s going to drop off more than 70,000 signatures, 15,000 more than the minimum needed to force a people’s veto referendum.