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Encouraging New Polls in NY and MN, but is it Enough?

Are you on the edge of your seat yet? We’ve been biting our fingernails over the fight for marriage in New York for weeks, and now it’s coming down to the wire.

Just two weeks remain to pass the marriage equality bill, and while things look good in the Assembly the Senate is still up for grabs. A handful of Senators still won’t listen to their constituents, who according to a new survey support marriage by a factor of 58 to 36.

Meanwhile, a survey in Minnesota shows the public evenly split on banning marriage (for a second time), a Republican in Iowa launched a campaign to rally conservative support for marriage, and a Michigan Tea Partier is pretty sure that gay marriage is the same as statutory rape. Awesome.

After the jump: lots o’links for your clicking pleasure.