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Video of that powerful statement by MN State Rep. Steve Simon goes viral

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Minnesota Representative Steve Simon, DFL-St. Louis Park was captured making a measured, poignant statement that has gone viral while debating the hateful constitutional amendment in Minnesota to ban gay marriage.

With all the action, breaking through the capitol cacophony – let alone the cultural clutter in today’s media – is rare. When it does happen, it’s all too often due to a legislator saying something inflammatory, or inane, or both.

Yet in a measured, calm tone, testimony from Rep. Steve Simon, DFL-St. Louis Park, about a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota, has made a splash nationally.
This is the line from Simon that has captured everyone's attention:
“How many more gay people does God have to create before we ask ourselves whether or not God actually wants them around?”
And, here's the video:

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