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Gay Marriage Operative In MN Takes National Job

The man who led the successful effort to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota has taken a top job with a group pushing to make it legal in more U.S. states. New York-based Freedom to Marry raises funds and works on strategies for same-sex marriage drives nationwide.

07/09/2013

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Group Works To Protect Gay-Marriage Supporting Lawmakers

A Minnesota group that formed to defeat a gay marriage ban, and successfully lobby for legalizing same-sex marriage, is taking another political step today: Defending lawmakers who voted yes on gay marriage.

06/13/2013

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Group Spends $2M Lobbying For Gay Marriage

The group that pushed Minnesota lawmakers to legalize gay marriage disclosed Wednesday it invested more than $2 million in the successful lobbying effort.

05/22/2013

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PAC Stands By Lawmakers Who Passed Gay Marriage

On Wednesday, lawmakers who took a risk by supporting the bill are getting some political help. A political action committee has formed just for them, as lawmakers who voted yes might need help to get re-elected — some admitted the vote might have hurt them back home.

05/15/2013

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Gay Marriage Supporters Back Change To Bill

The leader of the group lobbying for gay marriage at Minnesota’s Capitol said Wednesday he supports a proposed change to the bill that could make it easier for Republicans to support.

05/08/2013

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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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Gay Marriage Amendment Race Leaves Sticker Shock

Forget the presidential race, the campaigns for Congress or the legislature. The price tag of the marriage amendment campaign topped them all.

02/01/2013

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‘Vote No’ Group To Seek Marriage Equality For Minn.

The leader of the campaign that defeated a gay marriage ban in Minnesota says the group will now push to legalize gay marriage in the legislative session that starts next month.

12/20/2012

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Group To Seek Legal Gay Marriage In Minn.

The leader of the campaign that defeated a gay marriage ban in Minnesota says the group will now push to legalize gay marriage in the legislative session that starts next month.

12/20/2012

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Some Minn. Lawmakers Face Gay Marriage Conflict

Minnesota lawmakers got a strong pulse of where their constituents stand in the statewide vote on a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

11/09/2012

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Minn. Voters Beat Gay Marriage Ban, Photo ID Proposals

Minnesota voters turned back two constitutional amendments Tuesday, defeating proposals to ban gay marriage and require a photo ID for voting that had once been seen as likely winners.

11/07/2012

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Minnesota Rejects Gay Marriage Ban In Constitution

Minnesota voters have rejected a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.

11/06/2012

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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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Marriage Amendment Campaigns Rushing To Claim Voters

Election Day 2012 is just nine weeks from Tuesday, and no issue is creating more debate in Minnesota than the Constitutional Amendment that would define marriage as between one man and one woman.

09/03/2012