One year ago today, the . Since then, nine couples have put their names on the registry.
The ordinance allowed long-term heterosexual and same-sex couples to register their relationships, giving those couples recognition in the city and supplying them with various benefits families often have.
, but others believed a city ordinance would provide Richfield's legislative representatives more leverage when tackling the issue at the state level.
Now, as Minnesotans debate whether to , more cities are continuing to pass domestic partnership laws. Have your views of this issue evolved over the past year since Richfield adopted the registry?