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AUGUSTA, Apr. 28 (LSN) – The two Christian groups who spearheaded the successful campaign to revoke Maine’s pro-homosexual law last February are set to repeat their performance, this time focusing on partial-birth abortion. The Christian Civic League of Maine and the Christian Coalition of Maine are launching a petition drive to put the issue to a public vote. Last year, Maine’s political leaders refused to ban the gruesome later-term abortion procedure,  even though it included a political compromise, in the form of an exception for cases in which it is claimed the life of the mother is at stake.  In order to trigger a referendum on the issue, the groups will have to collect over 51,000 signatures.  Although the prospect seems daunting, pro-aborts in Maine are worried, given the success of the recent campaign against the now-defunct homosexual privileges law.

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