Skip to comments.Minnesota House gay marriage showdown is Thursday
Posted on 05/09/2013 4:26:54 AM PDT by TurboZamboni
Minnesota might be poised to become the 12th state in the nation to legalize gay marriage, as House leaders prepare for a floor vote Thursday, May 9.
House Speaker Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, said he believes the 73-member DFL majority has the 68 votes needed to pass the bill allowing same-sex couples to wed, even without a single Republican vote.
As of late Tuesday, no GOP House members have said publicly they would vote "yes."
Meanwhile, Senate Democratic leaders say they also have the votes to pass a same-sex marriage bill, and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll sign it.
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