Election 2012 commentary: Opposed to the proposed Marriage Amendment

  • By: STAR TRIBUNE STAFF
  • Updated: September 13, 2012 - 11:59 PM

Don't put limits on marriage

By JONATHAN O'CONNER November 03, 2012, 09:44 PM

I'd like to describe my commitment in terms that feel real to me.

16 Comments

Editorial: Unsure on marriage vote?

November 02, 2012, 08:46 PM

If you're among the undecided on Nov. 6, just take a pass.

73 Comments

Avoid this concept in defining marriage: 'Natural'

By MICHAEL RODNING BASH November 02, 2012, 08:04 PM

That has been the go-to word in attempts to guard the status quo.

42 Comments

Beware of changes to the state Constitution

By DAVID LEBEDOFF November 02, 2012, 12:20 PM

Just vote "no" to the proposed amendments.

58 Comments

Churchgoers, save yourselves

By ERIC STUBERG November 01, 2012, 07:48 PM

Your influence is waning, but this election, you're doubling down.

201 Comments

The bachelor farmer and the marriage vote

By SARAH JANECEK October 29, 2012, 08:21 PM

I'm voting the way I am because of the people I have known.

244 Comments

Children parented by same-sex couples do just fine

By DANIEL CHRISTENSEN,KATHLEEN ALBRECHT,BRUCE MINOR and BILL CLAPP October 28, 2012, 09:21 PM

The evidence doesn't support claims of harm to children.

64 Comments

Ad, PR leaders rally against marriage amendment

By JOHN RASH October 26, 2012, 09:38 PM

Creative industry says the marriage amendment chills the business climate.

57 Comments

Remarried -- but to some, only the first one counts

By MARK W. BENJAMIN October 24, 2012, 07:54 PM

As you vote on the marriage amendment, think of this logical extreme.

194 Comments

Editorial: Vote 'no' on marriage amendment

By EDITORIAL BOARD October 22, 2012, 10:30 AM

It's on the ballot for dubious reasons. It's also anachronistic.

226 Comments

Marriage Amendment: Vote no

By CRISTINE ALMEIDA October 21, 2012, 07:29 AM

Christine Almeida asks: Why limit the freedom to marry?

62 Comments

Marriage vote: Family's love matters more than its form

By ALAN L. GOLDBLOOM October 16, 2012, 07:50 PM

The evidence says a family's love matters more than its form. A "no" vote is the best choice for Minnesota children.

86 Comments

An open letter to the archbishop

By HERBERT W. CHILSTROM October 14, 2012, 04:02 PM

Dear John: In my judgment, you have drawn the line at the wrong place.

278 Comments

The conservative case for same-sex marriage

By KEN MEHLMAN October 12, 2012, 07:13 PM

It's about freedom (which is not exclusive), and it's about the embrace of tradition.

133 Comments

I was raised by a same-sex couple

By SARAH ANN BAILLIE October 09, 2012, 01:28 PM

Sounds shocking, doesn't it? Well, let me tell you ...

175 Comments

Call it prejudice -- because it is

By ANDREAS AARSVOLD October 07, 2012, 12:25 PM

The marriage amendment puts the definition of 'normal' in voters' hands. And that's dangerous.

131 Comments

Marriage debate: Many traditions needed redefining

By DONALD R. SONSALLA October 02, 2012, 08:37 PM

There are a number of rules regarding human relationships that at one time were supported by the Bible that society no longer supports.

91 Comments

Dear conservative-leaning friend

By ROBERT SAXTON September 28, 2012, 09:04 PM

Let me clear up for you what a 'yes' vote will and won't accomplish.

273 Comments

Marriage is a matter of public health

By EDWARD P. EHLINGER September 23, 2012, 06:03 PM

These benefits hold true for same-sex couples

50 Comments

You don't have to like it. Just respect it.

By KEVIN REUTHER September 17, 2012, 01:07 PM

Before pastors, friends and family, my fiancé and I will have the wedding I always dreamed of.

218 Comments

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