Two former staffers of Minnesota Rep.
Michele Bachmann have joined the coalition to approve a proposed
constitutional amendment which would define marriage as a
According to DumpBachmann.com,
Andy Parrish, who worked as chief of staff on Bachmann's presidential
campaign, has joined Minnesota for Marriage, the coalition of groups
working to pass the gay marriage ban.
“Looking forward to starting my job
today!” Parrish tweeted to his more than 700 followers last month.
“I will be working on passing the marriage amendment here in
Minnesota. Will miss being at home with my wife and kids!”
The group confirmed the hire on
“We are pleased to announce that long
time Minnesota political veteran Andy Parrish has joined our team at
Minnesota for Marriage as our Deputy Campaign Manager! Welcome
reported that Tim Gould serves as the group's grassroots director.
Gould worked on Bachmann's campaign as its constituent services
During her tenure in the Minnesota
Senate, Bachmann served as chief sponsor of the marriage amendment
and has endorsed the current effort.
voters divided on gay marriage ban.)