Half dozen states next in marriage fight

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Maryland, Maine and Washington joined Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Iowa, Vermont, New York and the District of Columbia in legalizing same-sex marriage this past election day. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — After Election Day, when Maryland, Maine and Washington became the first three states to approve same-sex marriage at the ballot box, advocates of extending marriage rights to same-sex couples are eyeing Illinois, Delaware, Rhode Island and New Jersey as the next battlegrounds on the matter.

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