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Cynthia and Robert Gifford of New York state tell reporters Monday, May 6, 2013, that they are subjects of a formal complaint because they would not allow a lesbian couple to hold a wedding ceremony on their farm. They regularly host straight couple weddings. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Minnesota House to vote Thursday on same-sex marriage

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Legislature votes on a proposal to legalize gay marriage are drawing near after a Monday night committee action handed the bill to the full House.


The House Ways and Means Committee decided on a divided voice vote to move the bill along to what could be a historic vote this week. There was no debate during a 10-minute meeting.

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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.