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Minnesota senators ‘vote for love’

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 ST. PAUL -- Love and marriage soon will go together for Minnesota gays like they do for straight couples.

“Vote yes for love,” Minnesota Sen. Scott Dibble told his colleagues Monday.

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Enough senators agreed and gave the Minneapolis Democrat his wish of a Minnesota that allows same-sex couples to marry, the 12th state to allow it.

“Today we have the power, the awesome humbling power, to make dreams come true.” Dibble said as a four-hour, three-minute debate wound down.

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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.
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