A Democratic state senator seen as a swing vote on gay marriage says he'll vote to make it legal in Minnesota. Sen. Kent Eken represents a northwestern Minnesota district that backed last fall's gay marriage ban by 53 percent.
Hundreds of gay marriage supporters are swarming the Capitol in hopes of winning over lawmakers whose votes if the bill comes up for a vote at the Capitol. Several groups pushing for legal gay marriage are holding a lobby day Thursday.
A Minnesota Senate committee has approved a bill that would legalize gay marriage in the state. The bill was endorsed Tuesday on a 5 to 3 party-line vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee with all Democrats in favor and all Republicans opposed.
There appears to be a split among young people in the Republican Party over the issue of gay marriage. The two-term chairman of the Minnesota College Republicans announced today (Wednesday) his support over legalizing same sex marriage. Ryan Lyk says he wants people to know that not just Democrats…
A new poll finds Minnesota remains divided over legalizing same-sex marriage. The Star Tribune Minnesota Poll shows 53 percent of respondents say the state statute banning same-sex unions should stand.
A group of Republican lawmakers are calling for the defeat of a bill to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota. The gay marriage bill was unveiled Wednesday at the Capitol. Its backers say last fall's defeat of a constitutional gay marriage ban shows the state is ready for gay marriages.
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Minnesota lawmakers have launched a push to allow gay marriage in the state beginning this summer. Sponsors of the gay marriage bill aim to repeal Minnesota's 1997 law that prohibited marriage between couples of the same sex.