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March 12, 2013


Lawmaker Interrupts by Introducing Ex-Gay Friend

Ahead of a same-sex marriage debate to resume in Minnesota, state Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen (R), a staunch opponent, got a headstart with an awkward use of a "point of personal privilege."

Said Gruenhagen: "I have a close friend here -- the last couple years -- his name is Kevin Petersen. Kevin, why don't you stand up and say hi? The interesting thing about Kevin is he was active in the gay lifestyle for about 10 years, and then he left it, got married, and he now has three children. Thank you."

Here's the video via Think Progress:












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