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Tue Feb 19, 2013, 06:14 PM

Minnesota gay-marriage opponents weighing new 'counter' strategy

Now that the haters are on the defensive, all of a sudden, civil unions don't seem so bad to them. Too bad (for them) we're gonna take the whole thing and get marriage equality.

"A national momentum toward the acceptance of gay marriage is changing the tactics of Minnesota opponents.

With the imminent introduction of bills legalizing gay marriage, some Republicans are saying privately that they may counter with a call for less-sweeping legislation, such as recognition of civil unions or reciprocal benefits for couples.

Republican legislators are said to be considering the change in tactics, partly from personal conviction and partly as a response to the party’s drubbing for its support of the marriage amendment."

http://www.minnpost.com/politics-policy/2013/02/minnesota-gay-marriage-opponents-weighing-new-counter-strategy

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MNBrewer Feb 2013 OP
uriel1972 Feb 2013 #1
RKP5637 Feb 2013 #2
joeybee12 Feb 2013 #3
ShadowLiberal Feb 2013 #4
MNBrewer Feb 2013 #5

Response to MNBrewer (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:37 PM

1. Oh the humanity...

Poor little haters, someone took away their toys.

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Response to MNBrewer (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 11:41 PM

2. They're just PO'ed because one day they might have to find a whole new thing to hate.

They just love to hate hate hate.

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Response to MNBrewer (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:26 PM

3. That boat has sailed, you asshats...knr

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Response to MNBrewer (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:01 PM

4. One Minn republican in the legislature just endorsed gay marriage

http://www.wday.com/event/article/id/75652/group/homepage/

I smell victory coming soon in Minnesota. That republican who endorsed it says there's others who secretly support gay marriage but have been hesitant to be the first republican in the legislature to come out in favor of it.

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Response to ShadowLiberal (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:43 AM

5. I saw that

It's very good news. We had Republicans vote against the anti-gay marriage amendment, too. unfortunately they decided not to run again. The Republican party's alliance between social conservatives and "economic conservatives" is disintegrating. I hope the Democrats can hold onto the fascistic rural religious areas and get marriage equality passed. *catholics and lutherans*

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