Category Archives: Amendments

Citizenship and the Voter Suppression Amendment

“Citizenship” and the Voter Suppression Amendment

In his Democratic National Convention speech, President Obama brought up the concept of “Citizenship.”

Obama had just said, “We’re not entitled to success. We have to earn it. We honor the strivers, the dreamers, the risk-takers who have always been the driving force behind our free enterprise system – the greatest engine of growth and prosperity the world has ever known.”

Then, the President continued, “But we also believe in something called citizenship – a word at the very heart of our founding, at the very essence of our democracy; the idea that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another, and to future generations.”

Wow! Citizenship! Continue reading


Just Out! DFL Senior Caucus Newsletter for August

Read the August DFL Senior Caucus Newsletter!




The important 8th District Primary and DFL endorsed candidate Rick Nolan;

The wording on the November ballot amendments;

The Senior Caucus annual meeting and annual picnic;

and more….

Click here for your copy.

Be sure to see us at the State Fair on Senior Days, Monday, Aug. 27 and Thursday. Aug 30. 

Want to volunteer?  E-mail and we’ll put you in touch with Georgiana for more info and schedules.

Forum: The barriers of Voter ID to your voting rights

Click here for a printable copy of this announcement.

Protect your vote and use it! Forum on Feb. 25 at Brookdale Library

Newsletter – February Precinct Caucus Issue plus Resolutions

Obtain your copy of the February Precinct Caucus issue of the DFL Senior Caucus Newsletter.

Click here:  DFL SENIOR CAUCUS NEWSLETTER Februrary 2012

Five resolutions have been prepared by the Senior Caucus and printed on the official DFL form. You can read and print these by clicking here.

Resolutions for Precinct Caucuses

(Note that the newsletter and resolutions are in pdf format and are virus free. Individual pages of multi-page pdf documents can be printed one at a time by highlighting the page thumbnail in side column.)

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Caucus Talk – Submit these Resolutions at the Precinct Caucuses

Resolutions that are submitted at the Precinct Caucuses on Feb. 7 form the basis for the new DFL Action Agenda.

The Senior Caucus Political Involvement Committee with input from the membership has developed five resolutions that promote actions that are of utmost interest to Minnesota seniors. They are listed below with links to copies that you can print, fill in your name and phone number/e-mail and your congressional district, senate district and precinct, and submit at the caucus when resolutions are called for.

The resolutions are listed below with links for printing a copy/copies that you that you can take to your precinct caucus:

One of the resolutions addresses health-care; calling for a single-payer universal system.

Resolution-Provide Single-Payer Universal Health Care-2012

Two resolutions concern amendments to Minnesota constitution.

Resolution- Oppose Marriage Amendment- 2012
Resolution-Oppose Photo ID Amendment- 2012

The final two address Transportation and Early-childhood Education

Resolution-Promote Met Council Transportation Effort-2012
Resolution-Provide Early Childhood Education -2012