"How many more gay people does God have to create?" A defining moment: Comment Of The Day

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Steve Simon's question, caught on video, has gone viral.
Right before the Republican-controlled House Civil Law Committee approved a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, DFL Rep. Steve Simon asked a simple question:

"How many more gay people does God have to create before we ask ourselves if he wants them around?"

Commenter Brent Haugen called it a defining moment.

I attended the hearing and heard Steve Simon first hand. All I can say is that there are defining moments in everyone's life--this was one for him. He was honest, sincere and truly understands why the marriage amendment bill should not go through. He was the only speaker that received applause throughout the whole session.

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The legislation will put the proposed amendment on the 2012 election ballot.


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