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He never looked back: Bob Mac Murdo explains his vote on marriage amendment

Filed by KOSU News in Public Insight Network.
November 17, 2012

A year ago, Bob Mac Murdo of Minneapolis was in a quandary over how he might vote in 2012 on a proposed amendment to his state’s constitution. On Nov. 6 in Minnesota, voters were asked if the constitution should be amended to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

Mac Murdo felt pulled between his religious, small-town upbringing and his wife’s more progressive views on homosexuality, influenced in part by her many gay friends. In the video on the right, Bob describes his quandary.

When I checked back in with him this week, Bob told me he settled on his vote months ago and never looked back.

Here he is, after Election Day, reflecting on the vote he cast:



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