Tag Archives: politics

Political overview – A race for the senate

This year’s election falls on Nov. 4, and all of the senators up for election are faced with the issue of proving themselves. With all the issues at hand, who will come out on top? Jackie Cherryhomes Interview from Redhawksonline on Vimeo. Politician and Minnehaha Academy parent Jackie Cherryhomes discusses …

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Banning tanning

New bill aims to ban tanning for minors in Minnesota It may seem attractive to some at first, but a month-long ‘base tan’ is not worth your life. The use of tanning salons has increased in the past few years, especially among teenagers. Also rising in relation to this increase …

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Redefining marriage

The marriage debate in Minnesota continues. Riding the success of the last election, in which voters defeated a proposed constitutional amendment that would have banned same-sex marriage, gay-rights supporters are pushing to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota. Yesterday, March 12, Minnesotans came to testify before the state Legislature to explain …

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Political lectures from the pulpit

Pulpit politicking raises the question of ethics In 2009, the International Revenue Service investigated James Hammond, pastor of the Living Word Christian Center (a Brooklyn Park church), for directly endorsing congresswoman Michele Bachmann, which is a violation of the 1954 Johnson Amendment regarding churches with tax-exempt statuses. The court ultimately …

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Using your rights

Making your voice heard is your right …but with it comes responsibility by Brigid Kelly Talon staff writer We know how to listen, think and communicate – some of us have been taught how to use these skills for up to 18 years. Whether it’s a discussion at the dinner …

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