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Federal Judge Says Hold On Gay Marriages Is Lifted

A federal judge in Wisconsin says she is lifting her hold on an order allowing same-sex marriages to take place in Wisconsin. Judge Barbara Crabb declared Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage unconstitutional in June, but she put her ruling on hold a week later while the state appealed. The hold was set to expire as soon as appeals ended.

10/07/2014

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5 Things To Know About Wis. Gay Marriage Ruling

A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution.

09/04/2014

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U.S. Appeals Court Rules Wis. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution, in another in a series of courtroom wins for gay-marriage advocates. The unanimous decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago bumps the number of states where gay marriage will be legal from 19 to 21.

09/04/2014

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Judges Blast Indiana, Wisconsin Gay Marriage Bans

Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.

08/26/2014

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Target Corp. Publicly Endorses Gay Marriage

Add Target to the list of big name companies now in support of gay marriage. Target Corporation has signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a pending court case.

08/06/2014

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Should Archbishop Nienstedt Step Down During Investigation?

The fallout continues Wednesday over the news that Archbishop John Nienstedt is under investigation for sexual misconduct. While the archbishop denies the allegations, the Twin Cities Archdiocese says it has hired an outside firm to investigate the claims.

07/02/2014

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One Person Who Says Their View On Gay Marriage Has Changed.

John Williams read this letter about Gay Marriage on the air on Thursday, 2/28.

02/28/2013

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Latino Voters Courted By Both Sides Of Marriage Amendment

The Marriage Amendment, which is on the ballot this November, aims to change the state constitution by defining marriage as between one man and one woman. The Amendment has also divided many Minnesotans.

09/01/2012

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Donor Gives $325K To Fight Minn. Gay Marriage Ban

A Michigan philanthropist has donated $325,000 to a group opposing a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage in Minnesota.

08/07/2012

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Minn. Marriage Amendment Foes Raise $3.1 Million

The chief group working to defeat a constitutional gay marriage ban on the November ballot in Minnesota raised $3.1 million so far in 2012.

06/19/2012

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Minn. GOPers Joins Marriage Amendment Opposition

A handful of Minnesota Republicans will help try to defeat amendment that would ban gay marriage in the state constitution.

10/06/2011

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Minn. Independence Party Opposes Gay Marriage Ban

The Independence Party of Minnesota is opposing a 2012 ballot measure that would ban gay marriage in the state constitution.

08/23/2011

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Dayton To Help Fundraise Against Gay Marriage Ban

Gov. Mark Dayton is attending the first public fundraiser held by groups that want to defeat a gay marriage amendment to the Minnesota Constitution.

06/13/2011

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Gay Marriage Ban Heads To 2012 Ballot

The Minnesota House voted 70-62 late Saturday night to approve the amendment banning gay marriage.

05/22/2011

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Gay Marriage Ban Keeps Moving Toward Minn. Ballot

An proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage moved closer to getting on Minnesota’s 2012 ballot Monday, clearing a Republican-led House panel after its first Senate committee approval last week.

05/02/2011

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