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LGBT ally, marriage equality advocate Chris Kluwe cut by Minnesota Vikings

Monday, May 6, 2013
Chris Kluwe
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, an outspoken ally and supporter of same-sex marriage, said Monday he has been released by the team. [...]

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Another previously undecided Minn. lawmaker says he’ll support marriage equality bill

Monday, May 6, 2013
Tim Faust
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A Democratic state representative, who's also a Lutheran pastor, says he'll vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota. [...]

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Minn. House panel to review impact of marriage bill on state’s general fund

Monday, May 6, 2013
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The bill to make same-sex marriage legal in Minnesota is getting a last-minute committee hearing in the Minnesota House. [...]

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Undecided lawmakers take opposite sides on Minn. marriage equality bill

Friday, May 3, 2013
Joe Radinovich will vote "yes" on Minn. gay marriage bill.
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Two freshman Democratic state representatives from socially conservative districts took opposite sides in their support for legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota, the latest among undecided lawmakers weighing their personal feelings against their political future. [...]

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Former GOP lawmaker, Iraq war veteran featured in Minn. gay marriage ads

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
John Kriesel
Building off the growing momentum across Minnesota to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in 2013, Minnesotans United on Tuesday announced the release of a new broadcast television ad featuring former Minnesota State Representative, Republican, and Iraq War veteran John Kriesel. [...]

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With R.I. a done deal, focus shifts to gay marriage bills in six other states

Monday, April 29, 2013
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With Rhode Island poised to become the 10th state to legalize same-sex marriage following a key vote in the state’s General Assembly scheduled for Thursday, supporters of marriage equality are shifting their focus to other states. [...]

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Conservative lobbying group pushes Republicans to back same-sex marriage

Saturday, April 27, 2013
Mark-Dayton-MN
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A national group of prominent GOP donors that supports same-sex marriage is pouring new money into lobbying efforts to get Republican lawmakers to vote to make it legal. [...]

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Minn. gubernatorial hopeful says he’ll support civil unions, not gay marriage

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Scott Honour
ST. PAUL, Minn. — An Orono, Minn., businessman angling to be the next governor of Minnesota, says he supports civil unions for gay couples but wouldn't back same-sex marriage if faced with a bill legalizing it. [...]

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Ex-Pawlenty aide urges GOP to back gay marriage or risk alienating young voters

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Brian McClung
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A former top aide to Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Wednesday publicly urged Minnesota GOP legislators to back legalized same-sex marriage or risk alienating young voters. [...]

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DFL swing vote on Minn. same-sex marriage says he’ll support bill

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Kent Eken
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A Minnesota state senator seen as a crucial swing vote on a proposed same-sex marriage bill said Monday he'll vote in favor of the measure. [...]

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