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Op-ed: How My Grandmother Helped Pass Marriage Equality in Minnesota

Sadly, my grandmother passed away before Election Day and wasn't able to cast a vote against the constitutional amendment. But I think that conversations like the one I had with my grandmother and the one she had with her fellow residents led to this moment when marriage equality could easily pass the legislature with wide public support. Those conversations planted seeds that would grow unto the acceptance that all people deserve to pledge their love and commitment to the person they love.
The Advocate
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May 14, 2013

BREAKING: Minnesota Senate passes marriage equality to become #12

The Minnesota Senate passed marriage equality today! The bill was approved by the house on Friday and will now go to Governor Dayton, who has pledged to sign it. Minnesota now becomes the 12th state to enact marriage equality.

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