Talking about Politics and Sexuality at Church

This November, Minnesota voters will have the chance to accept or reject a proposed state constitutional amendment that would write a definition of marriage into the state constitution. Understanding the┬ásensitivities┬áthat arise when talking in the church about either politics or sexuality – let alone both! – I shared the following letter in my congregation’s AugustContinue reading “Talking about Politics and Sexuality at Church”

I got a MN drivers license – and voted – without any proof of living here

But Voter ID is a bad fix to a legitimate problem. Shortly after moving to Minnesota last August, I got a drivers license and registered to vote without ever showing any proof of residency. I didn't have to present a utility bill sent to my address in my name. I didn't have to show aContinue reading “I got a MN drivers license – and voted – without any proof of living here”