[JURIST] The Minnesota House of Representatives [official website] on Thursday approved a bill [HF 1054] to legalize same-sex marriage by a vote of 75-59 [press release], dividing mostly upon party lines. This bill moves Minnesota a step towards become the twelfth US state to legalize gay marriage. The bill will have to pass in the Senate before becoming law, but most expected the House to be the toughest [ NYT report] hurdle the bill would have to face. Governor Mark...

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