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SUPPORTERS: Josh Friedes, right, Scott Lacava demonstrate at the statehouse where the Senate voted down the ban, 104 to 94.

Josh Friedes, right, from The Freedom to Marry Coalition of Massachusetts, and Scott Lacava, left, both supporters of same-sex marriage, demonstrate with others at the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004. Gay-rights activists, conservative leaders and media converged on the Statehouse Wednesday while the State legislature mets in a constitutional convention to debate a proposed amendment against same-sex marriage.AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki