19 May '11, 11am

Minnesota Gay Marriage Ban Amendment Clears House Panel

A constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota cleared a House panel vote Wednesday, moving through the Legislature and to the 2012 ballot box at a pace. It wasn't all plain sailing though, with the measure only narrowly scraping through on a 13-12 vote with one Republican voting against. The Minnesota Independent reports legislators opposed to the amendment, which would codify an existing statutory ban, gave impassioned pleas during hearings on the amendment, with Rep. Kathy Brynaert, DFL-Mankato, saying: “The founding fathers warned against tyranny of majority. Don’t do this.” The amendment now moves to the House for a full vote. It is expected to be taken up Thursday, but the House will certainly need to take the bill up by Monday, which is the last day of the session. The Minnesota Senate passed the amendment earlier this month in a 38-27 vote. Republican ...

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