The Human Rights Commission of the City of St. Louis Park will host an informational session regarding the proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution that would limit the freedom to marry to heterosexual couples.
On the ballot this November, Minnesota voters will be asked to decide whether our state constitution should be amended so that “only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in the state of Minnesota.” On March 5th, the SLP City Council and urging SLP citizens to vote “no.”
This marriage amendment forum is intended to educate citizens on exactly what the proposed amendment means, and the effects it would have, if passed, on our neighbors and community. Guest speakers will address different aspects of the proposed amendment: 1) Leah Solo, a representative of Minnesota United for All Families; 2) SLP residents Erin Keyes and Liberty Lucken, along with their daughter, Ivy; and 3) Charles Goldstein, of Goldstein Law Office, P.A. A question and answer session will follow the speakers’ presentations.
This forum is intended for informational purposes only. There will be no debate on the merits of the proposed amendment. The intention of the Human Rights Commission is to provide undecided voters an opportunity to learn more about the legal and practical implications such an amendment would entail.