Minnesota State Capitol

Interview with Sen. Patricia Torres Ray

May 21, 2013

Right after the passage of the marriage equality bill

Drinking Liberally says “thanks!”

May 17, 2013

To the legislature and the governor

Minnesota State Capitol

LeftMN interview with Melisa Franzen

May 16, 2013

On marriage equality, the anti-bullying bill, and a gas tax increase

We wouldn’t be here today

May 15, 2013

If it weren’t for the MNGOP’s failed marriage amendment gambit

Roger Chamberlain reads a book

May 14, 2013

While plugging his ears and singing “la la la la”

Dave Senjem decides to face the freight train

May 13, 2013

Votes against marriage equality

Representative Peggy Scott

What’s this old world coming to?

May 13, 2013

The Ballad of Peggy Scott

priest and minister

Is Marriage Equality a legal, moral or religious issue?

May 12, 2013

Right before the Minnesota House vote on May 9th on Marriage Equality, I found two clergy members with opposing views in the Capitol rotunda. Large crowds came to urge lawmakers on either side of the aisle to vote both for and against the bill. The bill passed 75 to 59 by the DFL-controlled House. Four Republicans crossed […]

Photos from the Capitol on the historic day of the House vote

May 10, 2013

On marriage equality, that is

Marriage Equality passes in the house

Marriage Equality passes in the House

May 9, 2013

Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak, Rep. Ryan Winkler, Sen. John Marty, Former Speaker Margret Anderson Kelliher, Rep. John Persell and Vic Rosenthal talk about the Minnesota House of Representative’s vote to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota.

Minnesota House Live Stream

May 9, 2013

Updated with video of marriage equality protesters

Paul Thissen speaks at microphone

Gay Marriage Prognosticating, House Edition

May 7, 2013

On Thursday the Minnesota House is expected to vote on HF 1054, the Gay Marriage bill. According to Tom Bakk, the Senate will follow shortly after: House DFL leaders plan to bring a bill to legalize gay marriage to the full floor on Thursday, expressing confidence that they have secured votes to pass the proposal […]