Mayor Hodges Unveils Plaque

The Long Road To Same-Sex Marriage Commemorated In Bronze

“People can forget what it took. I hope that it will be a good reminder.” —Rep. Karen Clark who authored the law legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota talking about a bronze plaque unveiled at Minneapolis City Hall.

MN “Restriction” Amendments Defeated

Two proposed Minnesota constitutional amendments aimed at boosting the Republican turnout backfired horribly on Tuesday night. Not only did they both lose, but they may have inspired a large Democratic turnout that swept Republicans out of power in both chambers of the legislature.

Senator Al Franken Vows To Repeal Anti-Gay Marriage Law

Sen Franken Vows To Repeal Anti-Gay Marriage Law

U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he will work to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a law that prevents federal recognition of same-sex marriages and allows states to refuse to acknowledge a same-sex marriage from another state.

Gay Marriage Issue is Attack on a Minority

Minnesota State Senator Ron Latz (DFL) urged his fellow legislators last week to “be afraid of the tyranny of the majority” not because the majority doesn’t rule, but because the constitution is there to protect the rights of the minority, even if we disagree with them.