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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.

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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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