Jeff Wilfahrt, whose gay son Andrew (below, right) was killed in February by an IED in Afghanistan, has announced he will run for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 37B, a seat currently held by Rosemount resident Kurt Bills.
WilfahrtSince the death of his son, Wilfahrt has been an outspoken advocate for not only gays in the military but LGBT rights in general.
The Rosemount Town Pages reports:
Wilfahrt, a former 3M engineer who is currently self-employed, spent a lot of time at the capitol last year speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. In May he complained about speaking to committees whose minds appeared to have been made up long before he walked into the room.
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