“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.”
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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