Sasha Aslanian Feature Archive

Hotel maven Marilyn Carlson Nelson spoke out against the proposed marriage amendment today. (10/10/2012)
Supporters of a constitutional amendment to define marriage brought Canada's experience into the debate. (10/08/2012)
In 2009, Iowa's Supreme Court ruled that limiting civil marriage to a union between a man and a woman violated the equal protection clause of the Iowa Constitution. It became the third state in the nation, and the first in the heartland, to legalize marriage between same-sex couples. (09/24/2012)
Opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment that would make marriage only between a man and a woman say a key component to defeating the measure will be conversations with voters designed to elicit compassion for gays and lesbians. (09/14/2012)
How children fare growing up in gay or lesbian families is one question at the heart of Minnesota's debate over the proposed marriage amendment. (09/06/2012)
Officers were called to the Red Roof Inn about 1:30 a.m. Friday and evacuated the hotel as they negotiated with the gunman. (08/31/2012)
A Republican-led legislative panel has rejected new contracts for more than 27,000 state employees. (08/30/2012)
A group representing Minnesota pediatricians is opposed to a constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would ban same-sex marriage. (08/28/2012)
The Roseville City Council has gone on the record unanimously opposing a proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot that defines marriage as between one woman and one man. (08/28/2012)
Minnesotans now have access to extensive new data on primary health care providers across the state to help choose the best quality care. (08/28/2012)
Latinos are overwhelmingly Catholic, and the Catholic Church has made passage of the marriage amendment a top political priority. (08/27/2012)
The political season has kicked into high gear at the Minnesota State Fair, which offers candidates and advocates a chance to meet voters just 10 weeks before the November election. (08/24/2012)
An employee of a Catholic organization will be allowed to make an anonymous political donation to a cause the church opposes because being named could result in job loss. (08/17/2012)
The ad war over the marriage amendment begins at noon today. (08/16/2012)
Young immigrants in Minnesota hoping to apply for "Deferred Action" from the federal government to prevent deportation may get some legal help. (08/15/2012)