Letter of the Day (Nov. 3): Photo ID amendment

  • Updated: November 2, 2012 - 7:13 PM

Hurricane Sandy reminds that photo ID law would be a disaster, too.

hide

Sheila and Dominic Traina hug in front of their home which was demolished during Hurriane Sandy in Staten Island, N.Y., Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.

Photo: Seth Wenig, Associated Press

CameraStar Tribune photo galleries

Cameraview largerrr

Imagine if New York had a photo ID law. Do you suppose that as people in the Breezy Point area of Queens were fleeing their homes from the fire that swept over their community, they would have thought about grabbing their government ID so that they could vote in the election? This is another reason to vote "no" on Minnesota's government ID amendment, which has no place in our state Constitution. If we really need such a law, let it come from our Legislature.


SANDRA SHEARER, MAPLEWOOD

  • related content

  • Photo ID amendment: Commentaries

    Friday September 14, 2012

    The Minnesota amendment ballot question reads should "photo identification be required for voting."

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

  • about opinion

  • The Opinion section is produced by the Editorial Department to foster discussion about key issues. The Editorial Board represents the institutional voice of the Star Tribune and operates independently of the newsroom.

  • Submit a letter or commentary
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close