Dayton Prepared To Make His 3rd Minnesota Supreme Court PickMinnesota's highest court is about to welcome its newest member. Gov. Mark Dayton is scheduled to name a new Supreme Court justice Tuesday afternoon.
Good Question: What Happens When You Ignore The Supreme Court?The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is now a fundamental right for same sex couples. Almost immediately, public officials weighed in saying county and state workers could refuse to hand out those licenses based on their religious beliefs.
Gay Marriage Opponents Pushing For Religious Exemption BillCritics of last week's Supreme Court ruling to legalize same-sex marriage say they're not done fighting.
Conservative Churches Confront New Reality On Gay MarriageAt First Baptist Dallas, where the pulpit was adorned Sunday with red, white and blue bunting to honor the Fourth of July, the pastor called the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling "an affront in the face of Almighty God."
Minnesota Same-Sex Marriage Pioneer Hails High Court RulingA Minneapolis man who fought for his own same-sex marriage more than 40 years ago is celebrating the landmark Supreme Court ruling that said gay couples can marry anywhere in the country. Michael McConnell says in an email to The Associated Press that the high court affirmed the question he and his partner raised 44 years ago — "same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry."
Minnesota Couples Celebrate Supreme Court Marriage RulingTens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Loring Park in Minneapolis this weekend to celebrate gay pride.
Dakota County To Begin Taking DNA From Those Charged With Violent CrimesThe Dakota County Sheriff Office will be the first in the state to begin collecting DNA swabs from those suspected of a violent crime.
Supreme Court Upholds Bar Fight Murder Conviction Officials in northern Minnesota say the state’s Supreme Court has reversed an appeals court decision in the case of a deadly bar fight in 2011, and now a Proctor man will face his original sentence: 18 years in prison.
MNsure CEO: Supreme Court Ruling Won't Affect Subsidies HereThe head of Minnesota's state-run health insurance exchange says an eagerly awaited Supreme Court ruling on subsidies will have no impact in the state.
Walker Says Obama, Federal Government Must Fix SubsidiesGov. Scott Walker says if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down health care subsidies, it's up to President Barack Obama and Congress to fix it and not the states.
4 Things To Know: Baltimore Riots, SUPCO Hears Gay Marriage Arguments & MoreFrom massive rioting and looting in Baltimore to the death of a legendary wrestler, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, April 28.
Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Urge Supreme Court To Go SlowSame-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.
Obama Taps Minnesota Justice Wright For Federal JudgeshipMinnesota's newest nominee for a federal judgeship would be moving over from the state's Supreme Court. President Barack Obama on Wednesday selected Justice Wilhelmina Wright for a U.S. District Court opening in Minnesota. That appointment is subject to U.S. Senate confirmation.
Few Top GOP Officials Back Same-Sex Marriage At High CourtThe partisan divide over same-sex marriage among top elected officials remains stark, with Democrats overwhelmingly on record in favor and Republicans mostly silent so far.
4 Things To Know: DOJ's Ferguson Findings, Vikings Visit AP & MoreHere’s a look at the four most notable stories you need to know about for the morning of Wednesday, March 4, 2015.