Minnesota state Rep. Steve Simon (D-St. Louis Park) testified before a House committee on Monday against a bill that would seek voter approval to amend the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage.
Simon said, if sexual orientation is innate as science is showing us, and not a lifestyle choice, then God created gay people.
“If that is true … what does that mean to the moral force of your argument?” he asked. “How many gay people must God create before we accept that he wants them around?” Watch:
On Friday, Madeline Koch, a self-identified heterosexual Republican, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee to oppose the ban, and said, “I ask you to not let me down as my representatives, by putting your own personal beliefs and benefits in the way of equality.” (Video here.)