Tag Archives: Dignity

Liberty includes respect for others

Is there a slow death of religious liberty?

In America, protected classes include race, color, national origin, choice of religion, disability, and familial status. What reason must ones chosen religion, which is a protected class, need additional Religious Freedom laws? Continue reading Liberty includes respect for others

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Monologue needs to change toward LGBT people

Letter to the editor: Monologue needs to change toward LGBT people

By Kevin R. Tengesdal from Bismarck on Apr 30, 2015 at 7:22 a.m.

Perhaps, we need to change the monologue.

Instead of saying, “God hates gay people,” say, “God Hates [name of family member or friend who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender!” Continue reading Monologue needs to change toward LGBT people

What is there to apologize for?

What is there to apologize for?

By KEVIN TENGESDAL Bismarck Feb 28, 2013

Janne Myrdal’s letter of Feb. 24 states, “Concerned Women for America of North Dakota objects strongly to the recent ‘vigil’ outside a state senator’s home in Bismarck and suggests that a public apology is in order.” Continue reading What is there to apologize for?

Stand up to hate by speaking out

Stand up to hate by speaking out

KEVIN TENGESDAL Bismarck Oct 12, 2008

Stand up to hate by speaking out

How can we stand up against hate crimes? How can we make sure that another life is not snuffed out because of fear, misunderstanding, or discrimination? How can greater understanding, recognition, acceptance and/or tolerance be achieved? Continue reading Stand up to hate by speaking out