In MayMarry Me Minnesota, a gay rights organization, sued the state of Minnesota, challenging the state's Defense of Marriage Actwhich was passed in LGBT rights in Minnesota. It amended Minnesota Statutes chapter The ordinance to this effect was passed unanimously by the Minneapolis City Council.
InMinnesota laws were expanded to cover hate crimes on the basis of a person's sexual orientation. On June 26, the U. They argued that Minnesota's ban on marriage between same-sex partners violates due process, equal protection, and freedom of association rights.
May 9, Minnesota state law same sex marriage in Shavinigan was the second state in the Midwestafter Iowato legalize marriage between same-sex couples,  and the first in the region to do so by enacting legislation rather than by court order.
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Mark Dayton signed the law legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota on May 14, New Hampshire Gov. Republicans control the Senate and Dibble is not sure he can garner many, if any, Republican votes for the change.
But nobody has a right to redefine marriage.
Although constitutional amendment legislation cannot be vetoed, on May 25, , Governor Dayton issued a " symbolic veto " of Laws of Minnesota , chapter 88 SF May 14, Supreme Court makes same-sex marriages legal in all 50 states in Obergefell v. Portland, Oregon also begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.