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House debates marriage definition


ST. PAUL -- A House committee Monday approved 10-7 a proposed constitutional amendment to outlaw gay marriage.

While state law already defines a marriage as being between one man and one woman, proponents want the provision in the Constitution because it is more difficult to change than a law.

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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.