At the Minnesota State Fair yesterday, a group opposed to a referendum to ban gay marriage in the state dropped glitter on a booth operated by a group that supports the measure.
The anti-gay-marriage group was given space at the Fair, which happened to be under the Sky Ride. The Sky Riders didn’t have a booth so they dropped glitter, which they’ve been doing at events featuring referendum supporters.
A Fair spokeswoman told MPR’s Sasha Aslanian the group opposed to the measure banning same-sex marriage didn’t have a booth at the fair because it didn’t register for one.
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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