The Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee sent the bill forward with a 5-3 party line vote.
French native Wilfried Knight died March 5, two weeks after his American husband took his own life, following years of unsuccessful efforts to have their Canadian marriage legally recognized in the U.S.
Minnesota state Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen continues on his quest to prove that homosexuality can be rejected or prayed away.
Former Rep. Lynne Osterman said voting to ban marriage was politically expedient, but unfair to Minnesota's same-sex couples.
The 42nd President of the United States says it's time to abolish the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, which he signed into law in 1996. But LGBT advocates say he's not telling the whole story.
Two moms have been trying for a year to jointly adopt their children but a U.S. District Court judge has opted to wait even longer.
As more states consider votes over marriage equality, it might be helpful to look back at what it does to reelection prospects.
The tribal council for the northern Michigan group has given its approval but their leader hasn't yet agreed.
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