Did GOP Caucus Order Members to Remain Silent During Same-Sex Marriage Debate? By Jacob Wheeler | May 23, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on LGBT Issues Subscribe to LGBT Issues Senator Scott Dibble talks about how an anti-gay constitutional amendment will hurt him and his husband. Watch live streaming video from theuptake at livestream.com Senator Scott Dibble (DFL) said today be believed that Republican Senators’ and Representatives’ decision to remain silent during contentious debates over a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage came as a direct order from the GOP Caucus — led by State Chair Tony Sutton and Deputy Chair Michael Brodkorb. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.