Election 2012 commentary: Opposed to the proposed Marriage Amendment

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

Marriage is not like the 'wilderness'

By PATRICIA A. RORKE September 05, 2012, 01:59 PM

The history of marriage is not like the bucolic pastorale presented in a recent commentary.

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Amendment is wrong way to preserve traditional marriage

By MARK OSLER August 25, 2012, 07:08 PM

Those who'd go constitutional would cross a carefully crafted boundary.

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This man shouldn't get the last word on gay marriage

By AMY BERGQUIST August 22, 2012, 07:02 AM

He's orchestrating the campaign to amend Minnesota's Constitution to ban same-sex marriage.

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Minnesota lawyers against the marriage amendment

July 12, 2012, 07:44 PM

Law firm leaders oppose limiting the rights of a few.

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Marriage amendment: 'No' is the helpful vote

By PAT FALLON June 25, 2012, 08:24 PM

It would be self-defeating for the state's economy to wave a "You're not welcome" sign by supporting this exclusionary amendment.

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My marriage: Difficult to define, but very real

By PETER SEEBACH June 23, 2012, 05:26 PM

In 1994, I married the girl I'd first fallen for in seventh grade. About 10 years later, he explained that he was actually not a girl. Honestly, it explained a lot of things.

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How my views on gay marriage changed

By DAVID BLANKENHORN June 23, 2012, 10:27 AM

Instead of fighting gay marriage, I'd like to help build new coalitions bringing together gays who want to strengthen marriage with straight people who want to do the same.

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Marriage ban is bad for business

By CHARLIE ZELLE June 18, 2012, 08:35 PM

Business leaders are opposing the marriage amendment because it's the right thing to do.

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Editorial: Corporate courage

June 15, 2012, 12:31 AM

General Mills joins St. Jude in opposing marriage amendment.

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Editorial: Minnesota's United Methodists take a brave stand

June 05, 2012, 10:51 PM

They buck denomination, oppose gay marriage ban.

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It's bedroom vs. boardroom in America

By BONNIE BLODGETT May 12, 2012, 06:02 PM

Really, it was Republicans and their diversions who forced Obama's hand.

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A film about Maine's same-sex marriage battle

By JOE FOX May 10, 2012, 09:52 PM

Here's what I learned filming the campaign over same-sex marriage in Maine.

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Marriage Amendment -- a Hindu perspective

By ANANT RAMBACHAN March 07, 2012, 08:01 PM

It's important to hear from all religions. Here's the Hindu understanding.

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Straight talk about the marriage commitment

By ROBERT FRANKLIN February 24, 2012, 01:03 PM

It isn't gays and lesbians who threaten marriage as an institution. Just look at the statistics.

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The bishops: One way on a two-way street

By JOHN LESCH February 10, 2012, 07:47 AM

From marriage to contraception, the tax-exempt Catholic Church wants to run the public agenda.

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The marriage amendment, from all angles

By MARILYN CARLSON NELSON January 14, 2012, 10:01 AM

Will Minnesota 'right the culture' or part with valued workers, citizens, friends?

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Gay marriage - a Lutheran leader's plea to Catholic bishops

By HERBERT W. CHILSTROM December 08, 2011, 07:16 AM

The former presiding bishop of the nation's largest Lutheran denomination says church leaders should embrace and engage all.

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Marriage Amendment - a judge's tale

By LLOYD ZIMMERMAN November 25, 2011, 11:04 AM

After writing about presiding over a dying man's marriage, I heard from a woman whose wish the law would not allow me to grant.

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On marriage vote, let's also talk 'purpose'

By STEVE ATKINSON October 25, 2011, 06:36 PM

If it's all about the children, shouldn't we ban more than gays from the altar?

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Marriage Amendment: Beware of lobby groups bearing secrets

By RYAN WINKLER October 17, 2011, 09:40 PM

And, especially, beware their efforts to keep their secrets safely out of public view.

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