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 … Continue reading Stand up to hate by speaking out

Too expensive to keep the old bridge

Too expensive to keep the old bridge KEVIN TENGESDAL Bismarck Sep 3, 2007 In wondering about the fate of the old Liberty Memorial Bridge, I sent this letter to the North Dakota Department of Transportation: "I was wondering. After the new bridge is complete, why destroy the old Memorial Bridge? Why not convert the bridge … Continue reading Too expensive to keep the old bridge

Hate crime bill should be passed

Hate crime bill should be passed KEVIN TENGESDAL Bismarck Jun 12, 2007 In a hard-won victory, hate crimes legislation has passed the House of Representatives. The bill now goes to the U.S. Senate - where the radical right, terrified of this legislation, has stepped up its attacks. As a North Dakota resident, and as a … Continue reading Hate crime bill should be passed

Where’s the threat?

Where's the threat? KEVIN R. TENGESDAL, Bismarck Oct 2, 2004 Fellow North Dakotans, before you resolve to vote for Measure 1 on the November ballot, please consider the following: Couples marry because they love each other and want to celebrate their commitment in front of God and their family and friends, not only for the … Continue reading Where’s the threat?