"Any American should be able to love the person he or she loves and that should be a right protected by the Minnesota Constitution and by the United States Constitution. But I had a dream over the weekend. And we'll see how prophetic my dream is. I dreamt that ... Minnesota would be the first state in the nation to reject this kind of measure. I think Minnesota's better than that."
-- Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton speaking to a group of marriage amendment opponents gathered at the state capital to lobby legislators.