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Minn. Senate OKs marriage referendum to amend constitution

By |2018-01-16T09:34:16-05:00May 19th, 2011|News|

by Rex Wockner


Minnesota’s Senate voted 38-27 May 11 to send voters a referendum to amend the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage, which already is banned by statute.
The measure now moves to the House of Representatives, where its prospects are thought to be good.
Thirty other states ban same-sex marriage via their constitutions and 19 of them also ban civil unions. Five states and Washington, D.C., let same-sex couples marry.

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