Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) is hosting an interfaith forum on voting rights this afternoon at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis.
The event will address why issues of voting rights are important for members of any faith, according to a press release from Ellison's staff.
Barbara Arnwine, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Law, will be a featured guest.
All are welcome to attend. The forum starts at 3 p.m. The church is located at 2507 Bryant Ave. N.
Ellison Chats Middle East with MinnPost
The congressman had a recent interview with MinnPost in which he said, "I honestly don't believe most people in the Middle East hate America."
Ellison also discussed how he thought the country should respond to the attacks in Libya. You can read the full interview here.
Three Debates in the Works
After a spirted debate at the Minnesota State Fair, it appears that Ellison and Republican challenger Chris Fields will debate three more times before Election Day, according to an Ellison staffer.
Debate times and dates have not been announced. Stay tuned to Patch for updates and full coverage.