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Ban on gay marriage, gender inclusive bathrooms part of 2016 Minnesota GOP platform

The Republican Party of Minnesota released its party platform last week, and it continues to be the most anti-LGBTQ platform in the history of...

Bachmann: LGBT community wants to “prey on children sexually”

Rep. Michele Bachmann, speaking on Faith and Liberty, a program at Ohio Christian University, said that the LGBT community wants to abolish age of...

Religious group calls Minnesota safe schools bill “child exploitation”

“Children are following the pied piper of perversion,” says Barb Anderson, the leader of a group opposed to Minnesota’s anti-bullying bill. The Minnesota Child Protection...

MN group founded by lawmaker creates bizarre anti-gay video claiming HIV is transmitted in...

A Republican lawmaker from Glencoe, Minn., founded a group that created a video that claims there’s an enzyme in sperm that causes AIDS, that...

Ventura: I was “best politician they’ve ever had for gay rights”

Christopher Stipp has an interview with former Gov. Jesse Ventura posted at ChuckPalahniuk.net where Ventura gives a great account of how he became a...

EXCLUSIVE Bachmann Footage at Rally

Originally posted on April 8, 2005 at eleventh-avenue-south.com. Today Minnesota Senator Michele Bachmann thought it would be fun to circumvent the Senate Committee process...

MN Republican candidate runs on anti-sodomy platform

Just to the southeast of Lake Minnetonka lies House District 47A, a legislative district where sodomy has become a campaign issue. Rep. Ernie Leidiger...

MN Pastor: Anti-bullying bill is part of secret 45-point plan to create godless society

The Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act aims to curb bullying and beef up Minnesota’s laws on the topic which currently stand at a...

Rep. Miller takes break from new career as criminal justice reformer to oppress transgender...

Content provided by Bluestem Prairie and republished with permission. For more in-depth news from Greater Minnesota, check out Bluestemprairie.com. We posted yesterday in CCA's maximum...

“Ex-gay” therapy ban for minors fails at MN Capitol, activists promise reprise in 2015

Legislation that would ban reparative therapy failed in the Minnesota Legislature in 2014 after pressure from “ex-gay” organizations. In early 2014, it looked likely...