Gay Marriage Amendment
Forget the presidential race, the campaigns for Congress or the legislature. The price tag of the marriage amendment campaign topped them all.
Minnesota lawmakers got a strong pulse of where their constituents stand in the statewide vote on a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
The Marriage Amendment vote will be a closely watched race on Election Tuesday.
Under the soaring ceiling of the Cathedral of St. Paul, about four dozen Catholics sitting in a cluster prayed a rosary in silence.
With four days until Election Day, tension is high across Minnesota, especially when it comes to support for the controversial marriage amendment.
Opponents of Minnesota’s constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage are pushing to get out the vote as the race enters its pivotal final week.
A once powerful Minnesota Republican at the center of a sex scandal broke his 10-month silence. Michael Brodkorb lost his job after admitting an affair with then Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, and he’s now taking legal action for what he says was an improper firing.
The group working to add a ban on same-sex marriage to the Minnesota Constitution started a television ad campaign across the state on Monday.
It’s called the Great Minnesota Get-together, but this year both sides in the campaign over the constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage are trying to make it the Great Minnesota Conversation.
A new court filing contends Minnesota legislators hold all the power to fashion titles for constitutional ballot questions and suggests the secretary of state has chosen a substitute meant to sway votes on a gay marriage measure.
A group in support of the Gay Marriage Amendment in Minnesota this fall went to court today. They’re trying to stop Secretary of State Mark Ritchie from changing the title on the ballot in the voting booth, which they called “political meddling”.
Members of Minnesota’s clergy are increasingly taking sides on the amendment to ban gay marriage in the state constitution.
St Paul Area Lutherans are now on record against changing the state Constitution to define marriage as a union between a man and woman.
A group representing 80 former Catholic priests from throughout the state of Minnesota gathered at the Lake Harriet band stand this morning to encourage a no vote on the marriage initiative for the Minnesota Constitution.
With just a year until next year’s election, a new poll shows a dramatic divide in Minnesota on gay marriage.
A constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota will be brought to the polls next year but now it has created a split within the Republican Party.
After vetoing the entire Republican agenda, Gov. Mark Dayton has distinguished himself as one of the most veto-happy governors Minnesota has ever had.
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed the bill that calls for a statewide vote next year on a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, but acknowledged it’s a symbolic move and he can’t keep it off the ballot.
A constitutional amendment banning gay marriage is one step away from landing on Minnesota’s 2012 election ballot. But a Republican state representative is bucking his party to stop it.