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Marriage amendment on ballot sparks religious debate

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It's a story 2,000 years old: People read the same words in the Bible, but come up with different conclusions.

That is center to a debate about amending the Minnesota Constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman. The bottom-line difference is about whether religious doctrine allows gays to marry.

To the Rev. Jeff Evans, there is no doubt the amendment follows God's wishes. It is, he said, an issue "the Gospels are very, very clear on."

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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