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Minnesota Congressman Celebrates Marriage Equality In Beautiful, Inspiring Way (VIDEO)


Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)

On May 4th, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (D) signed the bill which made same-sex marriage legal in his state. The bill didn’t take effect until today, August 1st. Below you’ll watch Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) celebrate this beautiful moment in one of the coolest ways possible: Serenading his constituents.

It has been a good year for marriage equality, and Rep. Ellison pretty much mirrors the situation of the United States fight for equality when he says:  “…they got involved, they got engaged, they made a compelling case to the Minnesota people, and the Minnesota people said ‘do your thing’…”

Here’s the video:

About Jacob Daruvala

I am a 17 year old progressive from California. I first became interested in politics when President Obama ran for president in 2008. He was the first person I recognized as a modern day leader that I admired. Despite not being able to vote, I excitedly talked to people about him. This introduced me to the world of politics. I trained myself on the issues, I became more interested in history, and eventually decided that the world of politics would be my career. My interests in progressive writing are very broad. From LGBT rights, to universal healthcare, I am dedicated to using my voice to fight for what is right. Follow my articles here:


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