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Marriage Equality Foes Say Their Fight Is Not Over

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.

08/01/2013

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Lobbyists Tally Costs Of 2013 Minn. Session

Groups that lobbied to advance or block legislation at Minnesota’s Capitol are filing mandatory reports detailing how much they spent on the efforts. The lobbying reports had to be turned into the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board on Monday. They were to be made public early Tuesday.

06/18/2013

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Foes Of Gay Marriage Outspent 10 To 1 In Minn.

The group on the losing end of a gay marriage legalization debate in Minnesota has confirmed it was significantly outspent on legislative lobbying. Minnesota for Marriage, which opposes same-sex marriage, said Friday that it spent more than $200,000 to try to defeat the measure.

06/14/2013

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Gay Marriage Bill Clears Minn. House Committee

A state House committee has approved a bill legalizing gay marriage in what could be a pivotal week for the issue at Minnesota’s Capitol.

05/06/2013

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Gay Marriage Opponents Organize Rallies In Greater Minn.

The chief political group opposed to legal gay marriage in Minnesota is taking its case on the road with a series of greater Minnesota rallies.

04/12/2013

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Group Says Opponents Compared GLBT Movement To Nazis, Again

One side of the gay marriage debate in Minnesota says its opponents are again using language not suitable for a respectful conversation on the topic.

03/29/2013

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Hundreds Rally Against Gay Marriage At State’s Capitol

Opponents of legalizing gay marriage in Minnesota are holding a rally at the Capitol.

03/07/2013

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Sen. Dibble Plans To Introduce Gay Marriage Bill This Week

It appears the battle over same sex marriage in Minnesota may start to heat up earlier than expected. Minnesota Senator Scott Dibble said he plans to introduce a bill to legalize gay marriage this week.

02/18/2013

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On Valentine’s Day, Hundreds Pressured Lawmakers To Legalize Gay Marriage

Thursday’s rally at the State Capital was organized by the same group that successfully defeated the gay marriage ban in November.

02/14/2013

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Get Ready For Round 2 Of The Same-Sex Marriage Debate

After one of the most divisive, costly campaigns Minnesota has ever seen, it appears the second round of the same-sex marriage debate is on.

02/07/2013

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Gay Marriage Debate Far From Over

The most talked about, expensive and historic vote was the one for the marriage amendment, which for the first time in any state did not receive enough votes to pass.

11/07/2012

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Marriage Amendment Volunteers Down To The Wire

The Marriage Amendment vote will be a closely watched race on Election Tuesday.

11/05/2012

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Talking Points: Both Sides Of The Marriage Amendment

A new poll out late last night suggests public opinion has shifted against the Marriage Amendment.

11/04/2012

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Weighing Both Sides Of The Marriage Amendment

In two days, Minnesota voters will decide on a constitutional ammendment to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

11/04/2012

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Opponents Of Gay Marriage Ban Raise $3M In 1 Month

The principal group working to defeat Minnesota’s constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage raised $3 million in the final stretch of the race.

10/30/2012

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Marriage Amendment Opponents Rally At U of Minn.

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.

10/29/2012

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‘Vote Yes’ Billboard In Uptown Vandalized

A Vote Yes billboard in Uptown was vandalized Sunday, after someone splattered pink paint over the message.

10/21/2012

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Kluwe Tries To Spark Gay Marriage Talk, Gets ‘Empty Chair Debate’

He’s being called the “unlikely spokesperson” for the pro-gay marriage cause.

10/19/2012

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Reality Check: Amendment Ad Makes Questionable Claims

The fight over a constitutional amendment in Minnesota that would ban gay marriage took a new turn Thursday. A new TV ad warns of dire consequences if the amendment fails.

10/18/2012

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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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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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Top MN Religious Leaders Urge ‘Yes’ Vote For Marriage At Capitol

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.

09/18/2012

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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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MN Marriage Amendment Foes Winning Money Race

Opponents of Minnesota’s proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage may be winning the money race but supporters say they’re confident voters will approve it anyway.

07/19/2012

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