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Rep. Steve Simon’s gay marriage speech goes viral

Rep. Steve Simon, DFL-St.

Rep. Steve Simon, DFL-St. Louis Park, made a big splash with his comments on the proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

While critiquing the amendment for its “religious justification,” Simon also addressed the innate nature of sexual orientation: “(H)ow many more gay people does God have to create before we ask ourselves whether or not God actually wants them around?”