Category Archives: Minnesota House of Representatives

Happy Marriage Equality Day!

Happy Marriage Equality Day from the Minnesota House DFL!

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MN Senate Votes For Marriage Equality

I was unable to to make it to the Capitol to witness the MN House vote on the marriage equality bill so yesterday I took the opportunity and went down to the Capitol. I brought my camera and this is what I saw… CHECK OUT THE FULL SET OF 200 PICTURES HERE ON FLICKR

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Government Paying Black Men To Impregnate Women Says Lawmaker

It appears as though Representative Glen Gruenhagen is tired of his role as back bench crazy member of the MN House Republican Caucus. He wants the top spot! Courtesy of The Uptake: During a debate on a health care insurance bill, Representative Glenn Gruenhagen (R- Glenco, MN) claimed it would undermine “traditional marriage” and then went a few steps further. “When a country undermines traditional marriage, it cannot print up enough money to take care of all the problems that happen in our society. And we need to look no further than our welfare program and the black families in this country. Prior to the great society programs of the 60s the out of wedlock birth among black families was approximately, or was under 20 … Continue reading

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“No Gay Gene”-Born This Way Is A Lie Says GOP Lawmaker

Reporting and video courtesy of The Uptake: MN State Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, says the “born that way” explanation of homosexuality is a lie, pointing to research that concluded there is “no gay genome.” He made the comments as Republican lawmakers vowed to fight a bill making same-sex marriage legal in Minnesota. Voters in Minnesota recently defeated a Republican authored constitutional amendment that would have banned gay marriage. The latest research into a “gay gene” contradicts what Gruenhagen said. Research is focused on epigenetics, throwaway DNA that triggers hormone production in fetuses. Although scientists haven’t found a “gay gene,” they haven’t found a straight one either. This isn’t the first time Gruenhagen has made up facts. A few years ago, he claimed alcoholism and drug … Continue reading

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Informational interview with newly elected Rep. Zachary Dorholt (DFL-St. Cloud)

The Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services does interviews with incoming freshman legislators. Here is one of our new Central Minnesota legislators, Zach Dorholt, being interviewed… For others, check out MNHOUSEINFO on youtube!

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