gay marriage

Gay Marriage Ban Slated For Minnesota Senate Vote
For the first time, Minnesota's Senate plans to vote on a ballot measure aimed at banning gay marriage in the state Constitution. The vote scheduled for Wednesday would put the proposal half way toward the November 2012 ballot, where a majority vote would enact it.
Judge Lets Minnesota Gay Marriage Ban Stand
A Hennepin County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to make gay marriage legal in Minnesota. Judge Mary Dufresne rejected arguments by the group Marry Me Minnesota that the state's 13-year-old Defense of Marriage Act violates same-sex couples' rights to due process, equal protecti…