Minnesota Family Council
Protests took place across the nation Tuesday to call for state and federal officials to investigate Planned Parenthood and to stop funding the organization. About 350 protesters stood outside the clinic near University Avenue in St. Paul. Several groups were represented, including the Minnesota Family Council, Students for Life in America and Pro-Life Action Ministries.
Critics of last week’s Supreme Court ruling to legalize same-sex marriage say they’re not done fighting.
Wright County Republicans have endorsed Eric Lucero for the state House, bypassing David FitzSimmons after he voted to legalize gay marriage. Lucero won the endorsement Saturday for District 30B, which covers parts of Wright and Sherburne counties. Minnesota Family Council supported Lucero, claiming FitzSimmons “betrayed” his constituents. Council CEO John Helmberger says Lucero will promote the values of life and religious freedom.
Opponents of gay marriage say they are not giving up. As many same-sex couples legally tied the knot on Thursday, they announced a major initiative to oust Minnesota House members who voted for legalizing marriage equality.
A group backing a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota says it has raised more than a quarter-million dollars so far this year.
A St. Paul church says a “miracle” $15,000 donation is helping them keep its doors open.
Groups supporting a constitutional ban on gay marriage in Minnesota say they’ve raised more than $1.2 million to persuade voters to approve the ballot measure in November.
The former House speaker adopted a nuanced stance in the thorny debate over how life first formed, telling his Minnesota Family Council audience that both theological and scientific views can be right.
At this hour in Minneapolis, three presumed presidential candidates are preparing to address the Minnesota Family Council in downtown Minneapolis.
An anti-gay marriage ad is highlighting a question that until now has not been part of the Minnesota governor’s race: Should Minnesota voters be allowed to vote on a constitutional amendment that would make gay marriage illegal?