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Long-time Minnesota Republican leader Wheelock Whitney announces Thursday that he opposes a proposed amendment to ban gay marriage. Behind him is Rep. John Kriesel of Cottage Grove. (Don Davis / Capitol Bureau)

Some in Minnesota GOP to fight anti-gay marriage amendment

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ST. PAUL -- Some well-known Minnesota Republicans announced today that they will fight the proposed anti-gay marriage constitutional amendment, a proposal their party strongly supports.


"I'm Republican because I believe in individual liberty and freedom," Rep. John Kriesel said. "I believe this is an attack on that."

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