Freedom to Marry Passes Minnesota House and Senate, Governor to Sign into Law on Tuesday

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With a historic vote in the Minnesota State Senate (37-30) following last week’s vote to pass marriage equality through the Minnesota State House of Representatives (75-59), Governor Mark Dayton is set to sign marriage equality into law Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

From the Office of Governor Dayton:

Governor Dayton to Sign Bill Granting All Minnesotans the Freedom to Marry

Tomorrow, Governor Mark Dayton will sign into law House File 1054/Senate File 925, granting all Minnesotans the freedom to marry. The signing will take place on the Capitol South Steps at 5pm.

Who: Governor Mark Dayton, legislators, supporters
What: Bill Signing Ceremony for H.F. 1054/ S.F. 925
When: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 5:00pm
Where: State Capitol, South Steps


Also, the City of Saint Paul welcomes you to stick around for a “Love is the Law” concert!

What: Join Mayor Chris Coleman and the City of Saint Paul at an outdoor musical concert Tuesday evening immediately following Governor Dayton’s signing of the Freedom to Marry Bill at approximately 6 p.m. In celebration of this historic legislation, Ecolab Plaza will become a venue for the “Love is Law” concert, featuring some of Minnesota’s best local music Tuesday evening. The Minnesota Freedom Band will lead a procession from the Capitol lawn to downtown Saint Paul. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.

Who: Minnesota Freedom Band

Jack Brass Band

DJ Jake Rudh


Zoo Animal


Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus

Chan Poling and Friends (The Suburbs)

Mayor Chris Coleman

Special guests

Where: Ecolab Plaza

375 Wabash Street North, Saint Paul

When: Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Approximately 6 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. (Immediately following the signing of the Freedom to Marry Bill)

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