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Doug Wilkowske hosts a meeting Tuesday at his home near Willmar as a part of Faith Action Week. People all over Minnesota are hosting similar meetings to learn how to spark conversations about why people should vote against the proposed marriage amendment to the state constitution. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar, Minn., area residents discuss ways to stop gay marriage amendment


WILLMAR -- About 20 area residents met Tuesday to learn how they could try to defeat the proposed amendment to the state Constitution that would define marriage as between one man and one woman.

Those who gathered at Doug Wilkowske's home north of Willmar discussed why they oppose the amendment, which will be on the ballot in November's election, and how to talk to people about the issue.

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Gary Miller

Born and attended public schools in Willmar, Minn. Served 20 years in U.S. Navy as a photojournalist. Worked at West Central Tribune since retiring from the Navy in 1994.

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