The Duluth City Council passed a formal resolution opposing a Constitutional amendment that would restrict marriage to one man and one woman. Opponents of the move said it wasn't the council's place to take a position on the issue, but supporters said it would send the message that the city is a welcoming and inclusive place.
President Obama opposes Minnesota's same-sex marriage amendment
Obama's Minnesota campaign team on Monday said the president opposes a constitutional amendment that would limit marriage to opposite-sex couples. "While the President does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the record is clear that the President has long opposed divisive and discriminatory efforts to deny rights and benefits to same sex couples," a spokeswoman said.