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Brock: Legislating morality is better left alone

March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

I was taught and believe that rule No. 1 in business is the customer is always right, and rule No. 2 is to see rule No. 1. That being said, there are some folks you can’t afford to have as customers. I’ve often seen signs on a cash register that …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD lawmakers say measure to help clergy not needed

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A measure that sought to protect clergy members who refuse to take part in gay marriages was rejected Thursday by a South Dakota legislative committee after opponents said the constitutional guarantee of religious freedom already give…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD lawmakers say measure to help clergy not needed

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A measure that sought to protect clergy members who refuse to take part in gay marriages was rejected Thursday by a South Dakota legislative committee after opponents said the constitutional guarantee of religious freedom already give…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Advocates: Gay marriage rulings may prompt SD case

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Officials of an organization that seeks to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation say federal court decisions overturning bans on same-sex marriage in two other states may lead to challenges to South Dakota’s ban on gay ma…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Same-sex couples are turning to Crookston, Minn.

December 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Mark Beedy and Mark Pope live in Thief River Falls, but the same-sex couple traveled to the Polk County office building in Crookston for their marriage license and their marriage ceremony.
“Most weddings are held in churches o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Same-sex couples are turning to Crookston, Minn.

December 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Mark Beedy and Mark Pope live in Thief River Falls, but the same-sex couple traveled to the Polk County office building in Crookston for their marriage license and their marriage ceremony.
“Most weddings are held in churches o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND AG OKs marriage license for man with existing same-sex union

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Mike Nowatzki

BISMARCK – If that same-sex marriage in Minnesota or Iowa doesn’t work out, you can always marry the opposite sex in North Dakota. You don’t even have to get a divorce first.

At least that’s North Dakota Attorney Genera…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND AG OKs marriage license for man with existing same-sex union

December 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Mike Nowatzki

BISMARCK – If that same-sex marriage in Minnesota or Iowa doesn’t work out, you can always marry the opposite sex in North Dakota. You don’t even have to get a divorce first.

At least that’s North Dakota Attorney Genera…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND AG OKs marriage license for man with existing same-sex union

December 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Mike Nowatzki

BISMARCK – If that same-sex marriage in Minnesota or Iowa doesn’t work out, you can always marry the opposite sex in North Dakota. You don’t even have to get a divorce first.

At least that’s North Dakota Attorney Genera…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Few marriage licenses issued for same-sex couples in southwest Minnesota

September 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — One month after same-sex couples could legally wed in Minnesota, the six counties in the far southwest corner of the state have recorded just seven applications for marriage licenses. Statewide, at least 1,640 applications for marriage…continue reading on dglobe.com