same-sex marriage

Richard Carlbom, campaign manager for Minnesotans United for All Families, looks at his parents and sees their marriage as a testimony to love, commitment and responsibilty. Their marriage, he says, is also a sign that the married couple will be in each other’s lives forever. Carlbom, a gay man originally from North Branch, wonders why [...]

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In reply to Patricia Jones’s letter of May 11, (Will be voting ‘yes’ for amendment), I have several comments. Jones says she wants to define marriage as “the union of one man and one woman in a lifelong, exclusive relationship … open to the conception of children.” Would she then support laws outlawing divorce in [...]

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I am writing in response to Patricia Jones’s letter to the editor regarding the referendum that would add a ban on same-sex marriage to the Minnesota Constitution. I am not writing to argue with Ms. Jones’s religious viewpoint; to the contrary, I respect her right to her beliefs. However, what I am concerned about is [...]

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I am concerned about the inaccuracies and hurtful claims that have been put forth as reasons to vote for the marriage amendment. Minnesotans want and deserve accurate information. Scientific research has led the medical and psychological community to recognize that being gay, lesbian, or bisexual are normal sexual orientations. Aside from the pain and stress [...]

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