Lucie Bauer, left, and Annie Kiermaier, of Rockport, Maine, celebrate the imminent recognition of their marriage in their home state, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in Portland, Maine. The coup

 

              Lucie Bauer, left, and Annie Kiermaier, of Rockport, Maine, celebrate the imminent recognition of their marriage in their home state, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in Portland, Maine. The coup
Lucie Bauer, left, and Annie Kiermaier, of Rockport, Maine, celebrate the imminent recognition of their marriage in their home state, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in Portland, Maine. The couple was married in California in 2008. Same-sex couples in Maine will be allowed to marry as a new law goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)