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It was a battle of signs Thursday, Aug. 1, as four members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church, each holding two signs, were met by pro-gay marriage activists with plenty of their own signs at the Minnesota Capitol. The church members protested Minnesota’s new gay marriage law. DON DAVIS/FORUM NEWS SERVICE

Gay marriage debate is not over yet

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ST. PAUL — More than 100 same-sex couples across Minnesota married soon after it became legal Thursday, setting off celebrations big and small, while others protested gay marriage and said the fight will continue.


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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.