Monday, May 13, 2013

Minnesota Becomes 12th State To Legalize Marriage Equality

The Minnesota Senate passed marriage equality today! By a margin of 37-30, the senate approved the measure, which was approved by the house on Friday. It will now go to Governor Dayton, who has pledged to sign it.

Excitement for marriage equality has been building since theMinnesota House passed the marriage equality bill on Friday. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman declared that for this week, the Wabasha Bridge will be renamed the "Freedom to Marry Bridge". Photographers snapped photos of a construction crew adorning the bridge with rainbow flags. The Freedom to Marry Bridge spans the Mississippi river, leading to the State Capitol. 

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