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Vote no twice


Two important social issues will be addressed on our Nov. 6 ballot as amendments to the Minnesota Constitution. Neither issue should be resolved through the constitutional amendment process.

Same sex marriage is currently illegal in Minnesota. If our cultural views, the voters, and our legislature evolve to the point where same sex marriage seems reasonable, we should be able to make that decision without being hampered by unnecessary constitutional restraints.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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