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The Minnesota Capitol began to fill with people Monday, May 13 in anticipation of a Senate vote to legalize gay marriage. Supporters came in far larger numbers than opponents. (Photo by Don Davis, Forum News Service)

Minnesota senators 'vote for love'

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ST. PAUL -- Love and marriage soon will go together for Minnesota gays like they do for straight couples.

"Vote yes for love," Minnesota Senator Scott Dibble told his colleagues Monday.


Enough senators agreed and gave the Minneapolis Democrat his wish of a Minnesota that allows same-sex couples to marry, the 12th state to allow it.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.