Focus On The Family Donates Nearly $100,000 To Maine Gay Marriage Ban Movement

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Mark Barna The Colorado Springs Gazette

Last year, Focus on the Family donated nearly $450,000 to support a California proposition outlawing gay marriage.
This year, the Colorado Springs-based organization is setting its sights on Maine, but the outlay is a lot smaller -- both because Maine is a lot smaller, and because of the economy.

As of Sept. 30, Focus had donated $98,500 to Stand for Marriage Maine, a coalition supporting an initiative on the Nov. 3 ballot to overturn the state Legislature's legalization of gay marriage. Efforts began in May to collect signatures to get the measure on the ballot.

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