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Minnesota Senate Committee Passes Anti?Gay Marriage Bill

Minnesota senate committee passes an anti?gay bill in Minnesota than bans gay marriage.

The Minnesota Independent reports:

The Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee passed a bill Friday afternoon that would put a ban on same-sex marriage in the Minnesota Constitution if voters approve it during the November 2012 elections. Religious leaders spoke in defense of the bill, while supporters of the LGBT community expressed opposition. It passed the committee along party lines with Republicans supporting the measure.

Sen. Barb Goodwin, DFL-Columbia Heights, said, ?I will never in this Legislature, will never vote ? even if it means I?m voted out ? to put language of discrimination in the constitution.?

?I could not live with myself, and those of you who claim to be good Christians, you need to think about what you are doing here,? she added.

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