SEE ALSO:-- Mark Ritchie's amendment title: "Limiting the status of marriage to opposite sex couples"-- DeLeSalle student, during anti-gay school assembly, holds up sign: "I love my moms":: ORIGINAL POST, August 1, 10:20 a.m. ::St. Joan of Arc Church in south Minneapolis recently extended a speaking ... More >>
Minnesota's leading anti-same sex marriage group is getting its ass whooped when it comes to fundraising.Campaign finance reports released this week show that Minnesotans United for All Families, a group formed solely to defeat the proposed same-sex marriage ban, raised $3.1 million since the beginn ... More >>
In August 2010, news of Target's $150,000 donation to the anti-gay, pro-Tom Emmer Minnesota Forward organization created a shit-storm of bad PR. The company's handling of the controversy didn't help -- from CEO Gregg Stienhafel's non-apology apology, to reports that Target kept on giving to anti-gay ... More >>
Jeff Wilfahrt, the father of an openly gay soldier who was killed in Afghanistan a year ago next month, has announced he is running for a seat in the House of Representatives.In a fund-raising letter announcing his candidacy, Wilfahrt writes that he wants to represent Senate District 37B in order ... More >>
Amy Koch gets an apologyThe gay and lesbian community of Minnesota has issued a letter of apology to recently resigned Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch for ruining the institution of marriage and causing her to stray from her husband and engage in an "inappropriate relationship.""On behalf of all ... More >>
Janet Boynes speaks in support of keeping the "no homo promo."Last night's Anoka-Hennepin School Board meeting was the first time the public was able to react to the language replacing the district's controversial Sexual Orientation Curriculum Policy. The so-called "neutrality" policy's most stal ... More >>
Gay marriage foes with fat wallets want to stay in the closet.Minnesota corporations can't make secret donations in favor of or against a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board ruled Thursday. Target, you've been warned.
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YouTubeTom Prichard of the The Minnesota Family Council, which says its "truth" isn't personal.The vote to ban gay marriage in Minnesota is more than a year away, but already, things are starting to get ugly.
The Minnesota Family Council--the organization behind the gay marriage ban--has a docum ... More >>
The Gingrich glitter shower in Minneapolis earns rave reviews.That humiliating Newt Gingrich glitter shower at the hands of local left-wing activist Nick Espinoza rated a mention on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Leno aired video of the prank, captured during a book signing for the Minnesota F ... More >>
Gingrich is currently enjoying his third sanctity of marriage with Callista Bisek, who is more than 20 years his junior.Newt Gingrich believes so firmly in the sanctity of marriage that he's had three of them. And that makes him the perfect person to address the morals police at the Minnesota Fa ... More >>
Robert EricksonNewt Gingrich gets a glitter shower.Newt Gingrich is having a seriously crappy week.
First he goes off the Republican rails on Sunday by insisting that privatizing Medicare is a really bad idea.
Next he has to bat down a scandal about running a $500,000 tab at Tiffany and Co ... More >>
scrisA dying breed.Maybe instead of blaming gays for ruining marriage, the Minnesota morals police ought to be blaming the straights.
According to Census figures, heterosexual folk in these parts are following as national trend by deciding in greater numbers than ever that the whole walking ... More >>
thekenyeungMinnesota already bans gay marriage.Legislators are supposed to legislate, 63 current and former University of Minnesota law professors say today in an open letter to state lawmakers seeking a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.
Lawmakers are not supposed to treat the state ... More >>
Confused about who and what they wanted you to vote for?Two anti-gay marriage groups, one of them national and one based here in Minnesota, are being accused of hiding hundreds of thousands of dollars in lobbying expenditures during 2010.
Common Cause Minnesota filed complaints against the N ... More >>
Do as Newt says, not as he does.Newt Gingrich, currently enjoying his third sanctity of marriage, is coming to Minnesota in May to headline a fundraiser for the values voters folks at the Minnesota Family Council.
For $100 a pop, the guy who cheated on one cancer-stricken wife, and then che ... More >>
Ignite! Apparently banning gay marriage is sort of like starting a fire.The Minnesota Family Council is trying to raise $4.7 million for its effort to pass an amendment to the state's constitution banning gay marriage.
In a brochure emblazoned with fiery images [see it here], the conservative g ... More >>
Unemployment? Foreclosures? Massive budget deficit? Take a number.Remember how Republicans kept telling us this election was supposed to be all about jobs, jobs, tax breaks and more jobs? The crappy economy gave conservative Christians cover from having to talk too much about over-sharing the ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty has opted to take grant money from a federal law he wants repealed.
The money is for programs dismissed by the state as ineffective.
And he picked a grant that requires $379,000 in state matching funds, while the state is already drowning in red ink.
What's going on here? S ... More >>