Minnesota About to Become Third State in Two Weeks to Legalize Gay Marriage

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Gay-marriage supporters in the statehouse. Photo: Jim Mone/AP/Corbis

After passing through the state Senate today, a bill legalizing gay marriage will be signed by Minnesota's governor in a ceremony tomorrow, making the state the twelfth in the country (along with D.C.) to allow same-sex marriages, and the third state, along with Delaware and Rhode Island, to join the list since just the beginning of May. That's not a pace that will continue, but still, it's been a good two weeks.