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Photos: Same-sex marriage bill

  • Blog Post by: Glen Stubbe
  • February 27, 2013 - 3:12 PM

Dr. Paul Melchert got an unexpected car across the face from son Emmett at the news conference saying that children of same-sex couples are as likely to thrive as those raised by opposite-sex parents. Behind him is husband James Zimmerman with the couple's other son Gabriel.

 

  

Rabbi Michael Latz got a kiss from his daughter after speaking at the press conference.  He was there with husband Michael Simon, center.

 

 

Surrounded by same-sex couples and their children, Senator Scott Dibble and Rep. Karen Clark introduced their bill to legalize same-sex marriages in Minnesota.

 

Senator Warren Limmer, right, looked on as Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen cited studies saying "there is no gay gene"  as one of the reasons he opposes a same-sex marriage bill.

 

Senator Warren Limmerspoke at a news conference along with other GOP lawmakers opposing the same-sex marriage bill.

 

 

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