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Continued: Gay-marriage foes vow to 'take out' GOP opponents

  • Article by: BAIRD HELGESON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: February 26, 2013 - 5:38 AM

“We will not hesitate to do the same thing in Minnesota,” Brown said.

Minnesotans United, the group leading the effort to legalize same-sex marriage, said the National Organization for Marriage has not always followed through on threats to oust legislators who oppose its views. Same-sex marriage supporters said the vast majority of legislators who voted to legalize same-sex marriage in other states were re-elected.

“Statistics show that nearly every legislator who stands up for the basic freedom to marry — like Senator Petersen — is rewarded for their leadership with re-election,” said Richard Carlbom, campaign manager for Minnesotans United.

 

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