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Same-sex marriage aside: What would a ban on loveless marriage look like?

The Onion News Network pokes fun at Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s definition of marriage in this fictional news report. Pawlenty has been a strong opponent of same-sex marriage laws during his two terms in office.

The Onion News Network pokes fun at Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s definition of marriage in this fictional news report. Pawlenty has been a strong opponent of same-sex marriage laws during his two terms in office.

The Onion satire says Minnesota is planning to amend the marriage definition to be “A legal union between two people who love each other,” adding that the new definition could nullify an estimated 53 percent of marriages in Minnesota. The Onion interviews several of these loveless married couples gathered at the state Capitol in protest.


New Law Would Ban Marriages Between People Who Don’t Love Each Other