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September 4, 2013
Few marriage licenses issued for same-sex couples in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON -- One month after same-sex couples could legally wed in Minnesota, the six counties in the far southwest corner of the state have...
September 4, 2013 - 10:42pm
August 1, 2013
Gay marriage debate not over
ST. PAUL — More than 100 same-sex couples across Minnesota married soon after it became legal Thursday, setting off celebrations big and small, while others protested gay marriage and said the fight will continue. Two conservative groups announced hours after gay marriage became...
August 1, 2013 - 10:56pm
May 14, 2013
Same-sex marriage facts
The law Minnesota law has restricted marriage to between men and women, but a bill the governor signed Tuesday evening allows "civil marriages" between any two people other than close family members. The law says that clergy and religion-related organizations are not required to...
May 14, 2013 - 10:16pm
Tying the knot
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's gay community never has known such joy. That joy showed Tuesday night as American and rainbow flags flew in front of...
May 14, 2013 - 10:10pm
May 13, 2013
Same-sex marriage vote emotional for couples
ST. PAUL -- Today is Mara Morken and Alex Fogarty's nine-year anniversary, and the Moorhead couple has plenty to celebrate. The two women watched from the Minnesota Senate gallery Monday as lawmakers voted to legalize same-sex marriage, bringing a dream of theirs closer to reality. "It's...
May 13, 2013 - 11:24pm
Minnesota Senate passes gay marriage
ST. PAUL -- Love and marriage soon will go together for Minnesota gays like they do for straight couples. "Vote yes for love," Minnesota Sen. Scott Dibble told his colleagues Monday. Enough senators agreed and gave the Minneapolis Democrat his wish of a Minnesota that allows same-sex...
May 13, 2013 - 3:00pm
May 9, 2013
Same-sex marriage opponents, supporters pack Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Hundreds of people on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate stood side by side throughout the Minnesota Capitol waiting for the House's decision Thursday. They found themselves next to people with opposite opinions on the controversial issue as they crowded around...
May 9, 2013 - 11:13pm
Minnesota House passes gay marriage
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is a Senate vote and a governor's signature away from becoming the 12th state to allow gay marriage. Same-sex marriage...
May 9, 2013 - 3:12pm
May 8, 2013
Gay marriage debate includes talk of money as historic vote nears
ST. PAUL -- Most debate about today's historic Minnesota House vote to allow same-sex marriage centers on religious and moral issues, but money also slips into the discussion. A UCLA Williams Institute analysis claims that allowing gay couples to marry would provide a $42 million...
May 8, 2013 - 10:33pm
May 7, 2013
Minnesota gay marriage vote imminent
ST. PAUL -- Gay marriage supporters feel victory in the air. Their confidence is high as Minnesota state representatives plan to vote on overturning an existing same-sex marriage ban on Thursday, with senators following in a few days. "We've felt pretty good in the Senate for a...
May 7, 2013 - 10:01pm
May 6, 2013
Gay marriage measure sent to House
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Legislature votes on a proposal to legalize gay marriage are drawing near after a Monday night committee action handed the bill to the full House. The House Ways and Means Committee decided on a divided voice vote to move the bill along to what could be a historic...
May 6, 2013 - 10:55pm
March 12, 2013
Marriage bill advances
ST. PAUL -- Legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota took a key step forward Tuesday but faces many hurdles to approval. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 5-3 to send the proposal to the full Senate, and the House Civil Law Committee voted 10-7 to put it before the House. "No...
March 12, 2013 - 10:30pm
As others see it: Removal of judges sets ugly precedent
Rebuffed in his attempt to become governor of Iowa and overturn through executive order the Iowa Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage in the state, Bob Vander Plaats set his sights on leading the effort to remove three court justices who faced retention votes. Their defeat...
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November 12, 2010 - 12:00am