“Many campaigns have run away from religion in the past, trying to say there’s a separation of religion and state, whereas in Minnesota we have embraced the idea that a person of faith can and should opposed the amendment,” says University of Minnesota Law School professor Dale Carpenter. More
Gay marriage is not a campaign issue in Minnesota this season, and it’s not on the ballot. But the Catholic archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis recently sent a message opposing gay marriage to every Catholic family in the state. Father David of McCauley of the Minnesota Catholic Conference says it is an effort “to make Catholic people aware of Catholic teaching.” More
The story of a radical change in Minnesota's fifth congressional district in Minneapolis. A seat long-held by a Norwegian-American was taken over in the November 2006 election by an African American Muslim. This story aired prior to Ellison's victory.