A bill that would allow civil unions is a bill that allows same-sex marriage.

If his statements have caused him angst, caused him trouble, then that's of his own making. It's up to him to fix it.

Homosexual relationships are out of step with that plan.

We believe the only way he can rectify this is by simply allowing the marriage amendment to come out of the Senate Judiciary Committee and come to the Senate floor for a fair and open and honest debate. That's all we're asking for.

The only thing that stands in the way of the legalization of same-sex marriage in Minnesota is the church.