Thursday, May 02, 2013

In Minnesota, the Final Push for Marriage Equality


A special request to my Minnesota readers:
Please call your legislators today and let them know
that you want them to vote for the freedom to marry
for all Minnesotans.

To find and/or contact your legislators, click here.

Related Off-site Links and Updates:
Minnesota Legislature Could Vote on Marriage Equality As Soon As Next Week – Nigel Campbell (Instinct, May 3, 2013).
Coming Soon: Love is (Truly) the Law – Jim Walsh (MinnPost, May 2, 2013).
MN House Considers Same-Sex Marriage – Kirsten Blake (Kanabec County Times, May 3, 2013).
Project 515 Show About Same-Sex Marriage Aims to Empower Faribault Audience – Rebecca Rodenborg (Faribault Daily News, May 1, 2013).
Handicapping Gay Marriage in the Senate – Andy Birkey (, May 3, 2013).
Forget About Over-Reach; Legislators Should Do Now What We Know is Right – Rev. Mark Vinge (MinnPost, May 3, 2013).
Undecided Lawmakers Take Opposite Sides on Minnesota Marriage Equality BillLGBTQ Nation (May 3, 2013).
Gay Marriage: Former GOP Lawmaker Regrets Her Vote – Lori Sturdevant (Star Tribune, May 4, 2013).
Minnesota Legislature Should Back Gay Marriage – Editorial (Star Tribune, May 4, 2013).
Minnesota House Committee to Hear Marriage Equality Bill Monday, Bill Likely to (May 5, 2013).
Another Previously Undecided Minnesota Lawmaker Says He’ll Support Marriage Equality Bill – Associated Press via LGBTQ Nation (May 6, 2013).
Minnesota Gay Marriage Bill Set for Thursday Vote in House – Megan Boldt (Pioneer Press, May 7, 2013).
Minnesota Appears Poised to Legalize Gay Marriage – Patrick Condon (Associated Press via HuffPost Politics, May 7, 2013).
Same-Sex Marriage Bill Heads to House Floor, Supporters Confident – Tom Scheck (Minnesota Public Radio, May 7, 2013).
As Same-Sex Marriage Nears Vote in Legislature, Minnesotans Weigh In – Sasha Aslanian and Molly Bloom (Minnesota Public Radio, May 7, 2013).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
At the Minnesota State Capitol, Two Big Steps Forward for Marriage Equality
"It'll Be Legal August 1st"
In the Struggle for Marriage Equality, MN Catholics are Making a Difference by Changing Hearts and Minds
The Minneapolis (and Online) Premiere of Catholics for Marriage Equality
Marriage: "Part of What is Best in Human Nature"
A Head and Heart Response to the Catholic Hierarchy's Opposition to Marriage Equality
In Minnesota, Catholics Sing Their Support for Marriage Equality
Lisa Cressman's Concise, Reasonable Answers to Marriage Equality Questions

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