Minnesota’s top corporations have domestic partnership benefits, but don’t look for them to donate money to fight a proposed gay marriage amendment.
Mich. philanthropist donates $325,000 to fight Minn. marriage amendment
A Michigan philanthropist has donated $325,000 to a group opposing a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage in Minnesota, the Star Tribune reports. Jon Stryker of Kalamazoo, Mich., gave the money to Freedom to Marry Minnesota's political action committee on Tuesday, according to state campaign finance records. The donation comes a day after the Human Rights Campaign announced it would spent $250,000 in Minnesota to fight the amendment.