The campaign trying to defeat Minnesota’s proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage is releasing a new TV ad featuring John Kriesel, a Republican state lawmaker and a military veteran who lost his legs in Iraq.
Supporters of a Minnesota constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage are airing a new TV ad that says legalizing gay marriage could expose schoolchildren to teaching about same-sex relationships even if their parents oppose them.
According to a new survey of 600 randomly-chosen Minnesotans of voting age, St. Cloud State University pollsters found that of likely voters, 51 percent planned to vote against the constitutional amendment to define marriage as solely between one man and one woman.
A Bemidji church official says he’s not discouraged after more than a dozen signs supporting the marriage amendment hanging outside the building were vandalized.
A gay rights group on Monday urged President Barack Obama to speak in support of same-sex marriage in Maine and three other states that have ballot initiatives on it next month.
The Human Rights Campaign is donating $225,000 to Mainers United for Marriage as part of its national campaign in support of gay marriage.
A religious leader from Canada visited the Twin Cities Monday to speak out against gay marriage. The Archbishop of Ottawa spoke at the University of St. Thomas, where the Minnesota Catholic Conference is underway.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to join Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo for a fundraiser in support of same-sex marriage in Maryland. The two are set to take part in a Monday Night Football watching party at Mother’s Federal Hill Grille Monday night.
Shakespeare probably never envisioned this — a woman playing Romeo as a woman in a Minneapolis theater production. Theatre Coup d’Etat plans to present “Romeo and Juliet” next month, with the love-stricken male Romeo played by a woman as a woman.
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.
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.
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.
The campaign to defeat the constitutional gay marriage ban on November’s ballot is airing its first TV commercial featuring a suburban, Catholic married couple talking about their friendship with a lesbian couple who live next door.
Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura is speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the definition of marriage to one man and one woman.
On Tuesday’s episode of her daytime talk show, Ellen DeGeneres says she’s become a Minnesota Vikings fan, even though she also says the Green Bay Packers are one of her favorite teams.