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Move to recognize same-sex partnerships divides Shoreview leadership

Critics point out that an ordinance to recognize domestic partnerships wouldn't have any legal weight, and say there's no pressing need for it. But supporters call it a civil rights issue and say the city should stand up for a minority that suffers from discrimination.
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Critics point out that an ordinance to recognize domestic partnerships wouldn't have any legal weight, and say there's no pressing need for it. But supporters call it a civil rights issue and say the city should stand up for a minority that suffers from discrimination.

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