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Proposed change in Minn. gay marriage bill could encourage GOP support

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Jim Mone, AP
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The leader of the group lobbying to legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota said Wednesday he supports a proposed change to the bill that could make it easier for Republicans to support. ...

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Minnesota appears poised to be next state to legalize same-sex marriage

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota appears poised to legalize same-sex marriage, as the Democratic speaker of the state House said Tuesday that a marriage equality bill endorsed by the governor and likely to pass in the state Senate also now ...

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UPDATED: Marriage equality bill on the move again at Minn. state capitol

Monday, May 6, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The second-to-last week of Minnesota's legislative session started Monday with attention growing around the definition of marriage, as the bill to open it up to same-sex couples headed into what could be a pivotal week at ...

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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
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 ...

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

Monday, April 29, 2013
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
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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