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Sen. Warren Limmer of Maple Grove announces Monday that Republican lawmakers and other supporters of a constitutional amendment to define marriage as between a man and a woman have asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to reject a change in the proposal's title.

Amendment proposals become legal battles over words

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ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court is being asked to mediate battles over words in a pair of constitutional amendment proposals voters will decide Nov. 6.


The latest squabble to land in the high court came Monday when Republicans sued Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie for changing the title of a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriages. The court will hear the case July 31.

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