University of Minnesota Law Professor Dale Carpenter talked about the same sex marriage legislation being voted on in St Paul Thursday.
The voters in Colorado and Washington State were clear in approving ballot initiatives that make using small amounts of marijuana legal. But the federal law is equally clear, classifying marijuana as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. So how can a state pass a law that contradicts federal law?
It’s a very emotional issue that’s divided families in Minnesota. The marriage amendment defining marriage between one man and one woman will be decided in November.
The marriage amendment, which seeks to define marriage as between one man and one woman, goes before voters in November.