Minnesota becomes 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage

Minnesota becomes 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage

Minnesota becomes 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage Minnesota has become the 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage, and the first in the mid-west. Illinois is expected to follow suit as it has its own same-sex marriage bill in the works. Minnesota, six months ago voted and defeated a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban […]

Minnesota House Approves Same-Sex Marriage

Minnesota House Approves Same-Sex Marriage

The Minnesota House passed a measure today that approves same-sex marriage in the state, by a vote of 75-59.  Four of the House’s 61 Republicans voted for it, while two of the 73 Democrats voted against it. The Senate plans to vote on the bill Monday, and is expected to pass it.  Governor Mark Dayton […]

Judge Karen Asphaug: Minnesota law on assisted suicide unconstitutional

Judge Karen Asphaug: Minnesota law on assisted suicide unconstitutional

Although Dr. Jack Kevorkian was controversial to many, there were many people such as myself who praised him for supporting the sanctity of life.  Death is simply the final stage of our physical existence. My wife and I had cats, and we now have dogs.  Together we experienced two instances when we had to terminate […]