For nearly four hours, the Minnesota Legislature debated the bill that would add a constitutional amendment question to the 2012 ballot that would ban same-sex marriage.
Here’s a telescoped version of the debate. You won’t hear many bill supporters speak. For the most part, they’ve left defense of the bill (which passed) up to Sen. Warren Limmer.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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