Love is the Law
May 13, 2013 6:30 AM Subscribe
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Today, at noon (central daylight time) the Minnesota Senate will begin debate on a bill to legalize same sex marriages. The bill
already passed the Minnesota House. As Reuters reports
, the Senate will likely pass the bill, and Governor Mark Dayton has promised to sign it into law.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports
that gay marriage has made a dramatic turn in Minnesota in just two years. As Minnesota Public Radio's Tom Scheck notes
, just two years ago a Republican controlled state legislature thought it would benefit them to place a constitutional ban on gay marriage on the ballot.
One live stream of the debate in the Minnesota Senate will be here
. Minnesota Public Radio will also have a liveblog
the Suburbs' Love is the Law
(YouTube link) may become the unofficial celebratory anthem for the legalization of gay marriage in Minnesota. Chan Poling from the Suburbs discussed
his support for gay marriage with the Current and revealed that the song may be performed at the big celebration on Tuesday after the governor signs the bill.