The Minnesota for Marriage group, which is working to pass the proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in the state, has issued the first in a series of videos stating its position.
Kalley King Yanta, a former KSTP-TV news anchor, is the spokesperson in the video.
The group says it is a “broad-based group of community and faith leaders and organizations supporting this year’s vote to preserve in Minnesota’s constitution the definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman.”
John Helmberger, chairman of the group, says Yanta is a key part of the video series:
“We are grateful for Kalley’s faithful commitment to preserving marriage in Minnesota and for her experience and poise in presenting the various topics. We are confident that she will be well received by Minnesotans across the State.”
Yanta resigned from her anchor job in 1999 to be a full-time mother, said the Star Tribune at the time. She has since become a pro-life advocate, making speeches and reportedly helping to organize a protest against Planned Parenthood.