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GUEST COLUMN: Should the majority always rule?


Soon, a bill will come to the floor of the Minnesota State Legislature that, if passed, will place before our good-natured and common sense citizenry a question as to the state’s definition of marriage. The question before us now is not whether marriage is or ought to be defined as a sacred union between one man and one woman, or even what our own personal feelings are on the matter.

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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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