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Minnesota Becomes Twelfth State with Marriage Equality, Governor Signs Legislation
Momentum is building rapidly across the nation in advance of a Supreme Court decision on the Prop. 8 case, with Minnesota becoming the third state in two weeks to recognize marriage equality.
Minnesota Legislature Approves Marriage Equality, Bill Heads to Governor
The bill now advances to Governor Mark Dayton, a champion of the legislation, who plans to sign the bill into law as early as tomorrow, Tuesday, May 14.
Marriage Bill Passes Minnesota House–Heads to the Senate
The Minnesota House passes marriage equality legislation 75-59. The bill now heads to the State Senate.
Former Pawlenty Staffer Urges Minnesota Republicans to Embrace Marriage Equality
Brian McClung urges Minnesota Republicans to embrace marriage equality in an Op/Ed published in today’s Star Tribune.
States to Watch: Minnesota
Despite the landslide victory for marriage equality during November’s election, gay and lesbian couples in Minnesota are still unable to get married. Will momentum yield marriage equality in Minnesota in 2013?
Video: States to Watch for Marriage Equality
In this week's episode of Marriage News Watch: An exciting start to the year, with a win and a setback in Illinois. Two brand new marriage bills are on the fast track in Rhode Island. And a Congressional bill to repeal DOMA picks up support.
Video: Marriage Equality in 2012, Year in Review
Here's a quick year-in-review to get you caught up with the progress we made in 2012, and where we're going to focus in 2013.
Fairness and Equality Win Big in Election
Voters in Maine, Maryland, and Washington have approved marriage equality. In Minnesota they rejected a state constitutional ban on marriage for gay and lesbian couples.
Video: Election Recap: Big Wins For Marriage
Check out a special episode of Marriage News Watch for a recap of last night's election results.
Election Day Voting Information
Three states hope to pass marriage equality initiatives today— Maine, Maryland, and Washington, and one state, Minnesota, hopes to defeat a constitutional amendment that would ban it. Find out what you can do.