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Marriage amendment signs vandalized again in Bemidji

October 16, 2012 in DL-Online

BEMIDJI More than a dozen signs supporting the marriage amendment that were hanging outside St. Philip’s Catholic Church were vandalized over the weekend. Continue Reading

Group gathers in Bemidji to support Minnesota marriage amendment

October 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A few dozen people gathered Saturday at the Rotary Pavilion on the Lake Bemidji waterfront to rally support for the marriage amendment in the final weeks before the election. Continue Reading

Marriage amendment signs missing

September 21, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

In just a few weeks, Minnesotans will be voting on a proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution that would ban gay marriage. In May 2011, the Minnesota Legislature voted to place the issue on the November 2012 ballot. The question will read: “Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage in Minnesota?” Continue Reading

Paul Cline, Grand Forks, letter: History offers many definitions of marriage

July 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Marriage is a blend of the religious and the secular. This is how it has always been. To say that the secular always has relied on the religious for leadership in this area is false.
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Marriage amendment debate divides Lake County

July 19, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

With heat waves hitting the North Shore and summer festivals filling up the calendar, November elections might seem a long time away to many Lake County residents. But those who strongly support or oppose the proposed Minnesota constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage are already busy campaigning. Continue Reading

Marriage debate about to get louder

July 10, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

An epic fight between Minnesotans against gay marriage and those who support it mostly has flown under the public’s radar for 14 months. Continue Reading

Marriage amendment backers ask court to overturn title

July 9, 2012 in EOT Focus

ST. PAUL — Supporters of a constitutional amendment proposal to ban gay marriage are asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to reject a rewritten title that voters will see when they vote on the proposal Nov. 6. Continue Reading