ST. PAUL (WCCO) — 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.

In the press release, the resolution says that Hamline “recognizes and embraces the values of the United Methodist church,” which has publicly opposed the amendment.

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“Be it resolved that we, the faculty of Hamline University, oppose the ‘marriage amendment’ that seeks to enshrine discrimination in the constitution and the state of Minnesota,” said the resolution.

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Eighty-five percent of eligible voters voted in favor of the resolution, while 10 percent opposed and 4 percent abstained.

JacQueline Getty, Hamline University’s Strategic Communications Director, clarified that while Hamline faculty voted to oppose the amendment, Hamline University remains neutral.

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To see the entire resolution, click here.