Frankly, I think it’s unfortunate that the President of the United States is getting involved in a state issue, but that’s certainly his right.
State Representative Steve Gottwalt
Source: The New American
Gottwalt’s response to President Obama speaking out against the Minnesota Marriage Amendment.
Here’s some additional insight from Project 515 on how this amendment came about.
On April 26, 2011, State Senator Warren Limmer (R-Maple Grove) and a host of his Republican Senate colleagues announced they would introduce a Constitutional Amendment bill (SF 1308) into the Minnesota Senate… The next day State Representative Steve Gottwalt (R-St. Cloud) introduced the companion bill, HF 1613.
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