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Schlichting, JoLynn M. Common-law marriage Israel 6. More From Star Tribune. Same-sex marriage supporters are optimistic because the House was regarded as the biggest hurdle. At least 1, same-sex couples married in Minnesota from August to Septemberrepresenting one-third of all marriages celebrated during that time.
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Crowds on both sides of the gay marriage debate gathered in the Capitol hours before the vote, displaying signs as they chanted, sang and prayed. The Minnesota State Demographer's office announced that as of July 1, there were 8, married same-sex households in the state.
As legislators walked out, they were greeted with the sort of earsplitting roars usually reserved for rock stars. The legislation includes language to protect religious institutions from being forced to perform marriages between same-sex couples, and lets religiously affiliated groups refuse business related to same-sex wedding receptions based on religious objections.