Marriage Amendment

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Vote ‘Yes’ Strategist Will Vote ‘No’

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.

10/15/2012

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Lynx’s Augustus Speaks Out Against Marriage Amendment

Seimone Augustus has always preferred to stay out of the public eye even as her basketball career has taken her to the heights of an Olympic gold medal and a WNBA championship.

10/15/2012

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Rash Report: Top Issues Of The Marriage Amendment

By now you have no doubt seen the ads on both sides of the Marriage Amendment and there are more to come.

10/14/2012

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Esme’s Blog: The Marriage Amendment Math Problem

The latest Public Policy Poll on the Minnesota Marriage Amendment finds that 49 percent surveyed oppose the Amendment and 46 percent support it.

10/13/2012

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HRC Donates To States’ Gay Marriage Campaigns

The Human Rights Campaign is donating $225,000 to Mainers United for Marriage as part of its national campaign in support of gay marriage.

10/12/2012

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Reality Check: Voter ID, Marriage Amendments And ‘Skipping The Vote’

Public opinion polls this week are showing the campaigns for two constitutional amendments are getting very close.

10/10/2012

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Politics Of Marketing — Support Of The Marriage Amendment

For two decades, Stan Genedek has made buildings crumble across Minnesota. The man behind Mendota Heights-based Genedek Landscaping and Excavation is used to receiving job requests and questions from advice-seekers around the state every day.

10/10/2012

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Neighbors Take Action After ‘Vote No’ Signs Defaced

In Brooklyn Park, a group of very angry homeowners are coming together after they say their “VOTE NO” signs were stolen or damaged.

10/05/2012

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Matt Birk and Chris Kluwe’s Op-Ed’s On Marriage Amendment

Here are the Op-eds that are causing such a buzz. Click here to see Matt Birk’s piece        Click here to see Kris Kluwe’s piece Take a look at Matt Birk’s video

10/02/2012

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Timing Of ‘Vote Yes’ Ad Signals Close Race

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.

10/01/2012

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Kluwe, Birk Tackle Opposing Sides Of Marriage Amendment

In addition to the ad wars and lawn sign battles over the marriage amendment, a battle of NFL stars is now underway.

10/01/2012

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Gay Marriage Opponents Debuting First 2 TV Ads

The group promoting a constitutional ban on gay marriage in Minnesota is debuting its first two TV ads of a heated campaign on Monday.

10/01/2012

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Marriage Amendment Signs Defaced In West St. Paul

The debate over the marriage amendment is turning ugly in one West St. Paul Neighborhood.

09/29/2012

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Reality Check: The Impact Of The Marriage Amendment

If the marriage amendment passes or fails, here’s what will happen: Nothing.

09/27/2012

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Reality Check: Who Has More Money In Marriage Amendment Battle?

The biggest election contest in Minnesota isn’t the U.S. Senate race or the Presidential race. It’s the campaigns to pass — or defeat — the constitutional amendment to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

09/26/2012

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Hamline University Faculty Votes To Oppose Marriage Amendment

Hamline University’s faculty has voted Wednesday to oppose the marriage amendment, which would change Minnesota’s constitution to define marriage as between a man and woman.

09/26/2012

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Missing From Pro-Gay Marriage TV Ads: Gay People

In one TV ad, a husband and wife talk fondly of a lesbian couple who moved into their neighborhood. In another, a married couple speaks of wanting fair treatment for their lesbian daughter. A third features a pastor talking supportively about gay unions.

09/26/2012

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Marriage Amendment Efforts Ramping Up On Both Sides

People on both sides of the marriage amendment debate are stepping up efforts to get more votes as we get closer to the November ballot.

09/26/2012

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Minn. Catholic Bishops Seek Marriage Fight Donors

Minnesota’s Roman Catholic bishops are urging churchgoers to donate money for television ads in support of a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

09/25/2012

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Gay Soldier’s Parents Launch Anti-Amendment Tour

The parents of a gay Minnesota soldier who was killed in Afghanistan are launching a statewide tour by veterans against a gay marriage ban.

09/25/2012

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Minn. Authors Speak Out Against Marriage Amendment

Some well-known Minnesotans gathered Saturday about why they oppose the state’s marriage amendment.

09/22/2012

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Marriage Amendment Opponents Ready 2nd TV Ad

The campaign against the gay marriage amendment on November’s ballot is airing a second TV commercial. The new ad starts Thursday on Twin Cities and Duluth TV stations, in tandem with another ad featuring a Twin Cities married couple.

09/20/2012

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Group Against Marriage Amendment To Start TV Ads

The campaign group trying to defeat the gay marriage constitutional amendment is getting ready to air its first TV commercial.

09/14/2012

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Marriage Amendment Being Fought On Minn. Lawns

The battle over the marriage amendment is being fought on lawns across Minnesota.

09/13/2012

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Poll Shows Marriage Amendment Is A Toss-Up

A new poll shows voters are at a virtual toss-up when it comes to Minnesota’s proposed marriage amendment that will be on the November ballot.

09/13/2012

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