Postedon Oct 18, 2010 at 10:30 am
The Minnesota Family Council and the National Organization for Marriage are launching radio ads that mention the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in urging voters to support Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer because he backs the “right to vote” against marriage equality.
Postedon Oct 06, 2010 at 08:55 am
As the National Organization for Marriage attempts to evade election laws across the country, Freedom to Marry's Executive Director Evan Wolfson explains what NOM has to hide.
Postedon Oct 05, 2010 at 11:00 am
The "Preserving Marriage in Minnesota" DVD reiterates the Catholic Church's position that marriage should be between one man and one woman.
Over the weekend, hundreds of Catholics donated their DVDs to an artist who plans to make an art project out of them.
Postedon Sep 29, 2010 at 10:29 am
A group of Catholic Minnesotans has launched a website to collect and protest DVDs supporting a ban on the freedom to marry in Minnesota that are being distributed by the Catholic Church.
Postedon Sep 23, 2010 at 09:00 am
In response to Catholic Bishops in Minnesota sending out political anti-freedom to marry DVDs, one faithful Catholic says he'll return his marked "return to sender."
Postedon Aug 31, 2010 at 08:00 am
Michael A. Jones reports on some state races where marriage equality may be an active issue this fall. About the gubernatorial race in Minnesota, where both Target and NOM have put money behind anti-gay candidate Tom Emmer, Jones notes, "today they're [Target] standing on the side of the National Organization for Marriage, instead of on the side that would treat all their customers and employees, regardless of their sexual orientation, with dignity."
Postedon Jun 03, 2010 at 01:41 pm
John Marty is a member of the Minnesota Senate, representing District 54, which includes portions of Hennepin and Ramsey counties in the northern Twin Cities metropolitan area.
When, in 2010, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) ran an election ad attacking Minnesota State Sen. John Marty for supporting the freedom to marry, he struck back with a video of his own.
Postedon May 19, 2010 at 01:48 pm
Lori Sturdevant discusses a $200,000 statewide TV ad campaign in Minnesota by the National Organization for Marriage. "It dawned on me that the anti-freedom to marry group is not really trying to influence the Legislature -- at least not the current one. It's trying to inject the gay rights issue into this fall's state election campaign, and drive up voter turnout among people who share its beliefs."
Postedon May 17, 2010 at 03:11 pm
Gov. Tim Pawlenty vetoed a bill Saturday that would have given same-sex partners the right to decide what to do with the body of their loved ones, should they die.
Pawlenty had said he would veto the bill, calling it unnecessary because partners can draw up a living will. But advocates argue that married couples do not have to do that and that legal documents often cost money to draft.
Postedon May 14, 2010 at 01:30 pm
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) said Wednesday that he will veto a bill granting same-sex couples the same end-of-life protections given to married couples in the state. Pawlenty criticized the bill, which passed both the state House and Senate, as something that will "stoke up a political controversy on a hotbutton issue."