THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Update: Where is Your First Amendment Zone?
On Wednesday a federal judge ruled that "preachers" are allowed to come back into Bentleyville. Steve Jankowski and Peter Scott won their motion to be let back into Bentleyville. "Preachers" were bac... Posted on 12/8/12 at 12:14 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Update: Marriage amendment goes down
Minnesotans became the first state to reject a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.
Since a state law remains on the books, the vote does not automatically allow same-sex weddings. However, ... Posted on 11/7/12 at 3:12 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS Marshall County park receives grant for improvements
Florian Park in Marshall County of northwest Minnesota has received a $166,000 grant from the Department of Natural Resources through the agencys Parks and Trails Legacy Grant Program.
The DNR this w... Posted on 1/12/12 at 2:43 PM
So-called assault weapons are nothing more than fancy hunting rifles, gun supporters told a Minnesota House committee Wednesday.
A federal ban on the guns that expired in 2004 did not work, Chris Rager of the National Rifle Association told the House public safety committee. “This firearms ban, it’s a failed policy.”
Minnesota voters will be asked in the November 6 election whether they want to amend the state Constitution to define a marriage as between a man and a woman, effectively outlawing gay marriages. Here is a look at the issues.
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie uses state funds to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photographic identification, two Republican state senators allege in a complaint filed Thursday.
Legislators have the duty to write ballot titles for proposed constitutional amendments, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled recently, eliminating those that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie rewrote earlier this year.
Cornerstone Church of Alexandria and New Testament Church of Alexandria are sponsoring a lecture by Jay Howard of Focus on the Faulty Ministries, on the dangers of legalizing same-sex marriage, on Monday, September 10 at 7 p.m. at Cornerstone Church, 7th and Hawthorne.
First Congregational Church of Alexandria and Minnesota Council of Churches invite the community to attend a respectful conversation on the marriage amendment on Saturday, September 8 at Douglas County Public Library in Alexandria from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Last Tuesday, local radio call-in show, Open Line, provided a platform for discussion on the proposed marriage amendment and same-sex marriage in Minnesota.
In November, Minnesota voters will be asked if they support amending the state’s constitution to define marriage as the union between one man and one woman.
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