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Bob Mac Murdo struggled with how he would vote on Minnesota’s marriage amendment a full year before it appeared on the ballot. Once he settled on his vote, though, he says he never looked back.
A year ago, as she worked through how she’d vote on Election Day, Cheyenne Bishop felt as though she was being pulled between her beliefs (she’s Mormon) and wanting a cousin, who identifies as bisexual, to be able to have the same rights as others who wish to marry.
After filling in the oval on her ballot, the regret started almost immediately. It stayed with her throughout the rest of Election Day and the week that followed — well after her chosen candidate had lost Minnesota and the election.
Four states put same-sex marriage in the hands of voters yesterday. And the results are in from three. What do the results of these votes mean to you? Do they change anything for you or someone you know? Practically? Emotionally? What will you do next?
Even when half the country wakes up thrilled and the other half disappointed, there’s no escaping the fact that progress tends to start on the ground level. So: How do you plan to improve your own little corner of the world?
In this quarter’s installment of the Public Insight Network newsletter, we look at recent trends in source growth, query and email activity, and PIN-informed content.
This episode of PINcast is all about collaboration. Lately the PIN editorial team has been working with three news organizations — This American Life, the Center for Investigative Reporting, and the BBC World Service — to tell stories about democracy, relationships and how we care for returning veterans.
When Wednesday morning comes — no matter who wins — we want to know what one thing YOU will do to make your corner of the world a better place?
What happens when you invite two dozen PIN sources to sit in a circle and share their stories about alienation and politics? Turns out, they make friends — despite their political differences.