But the trial is far from over.
It was an anticipated result, but still deeply demoralizing for supporters.
Its chances don't look good, but a gay-marriage bill's proponents are holding out hope.
Oh, and grant gay couples the right to marry.
In our interview with Diane Savino, one of the impassioned speakers from yesterday's gay-marriage debate, we learn about a thing called "Legislative Idol."
Why the state senate vote went down the way it did, and what happens next.
After several moving speeches this afternoon, the measure failed.
Probably not, but that's what people are saying.
The out-of-state Alliance Defense Fund has been defeated.
As the State Senate ignored yet another call for a vote on the issue, gay activists began raising the pressure.
Whether they'll actually vote on it is still up in the air.
More than 50 percent of registered voters there turned out to narrowly overturn the bill passed by the state government in May.
There are too many factors against putting marriage equality to a vote to make it likely we'll even see how people feel about the issue itself.
A former potato farmer and father of four ignites Maine voters.
Of course, he can't make them actually vote on it.
Which is, as you can imagine, different from the Defense of Marriage Act.