Thanks to the hard work of Minnesota lawmakers, the defense of traditional marriage will be on the ballot in the Midwestern state in November 2012. Late Saturday night, after five hours of debate, the State House decided to put the issue of marriage in the people’s hands on a bi-partisan 70-62 vote. The vote was a culmination of an 18-month campaign that could end with Minnesota becoming the 31st state to protect marriage in its state constitution. Our sister organization in the North Star state, the Minnesota Family Institute, is spearheading the campaign.
Last week, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) voted to adopt the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)’s new Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Framework. We’ve been alerting MA families to the dangers in this Framework since June,