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When Minnesota's House of Representatives passed a marriage equality measure on Thursday—virtually ensuring that it will become law early next week—it made at least one opponent of the bill cry:
"My heart breaks for Minnesota," said a Rep. Peggy Scott, R-Andover.

"It’s a divisive issue that divides our state," she said, wiping tears from her eyes as she stood on the House floor after the vote. "It’s not what we needed to be doing at this time. We want to come together for the state of Minnesota, we don’t want to divide it."

Oh, how sad for Peggy. Well, it's sad that equal rights make her cry. And it's sad that she's a bigot.

Otherwise? It's a great day for Minnesota.

And please help Oregon get its own great day next year by making a donation to marriage equality in Oregon.

Originally posted to Barbara Morrill on Fri May 10, 2013 at 07:40 AM PDT.

Also republished by Kossacks for Marriage Equality.

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