Why Reproductive Rights are My Issue

Why is this My Issue? A Man Stands for Reproductive and Sexual  Justice Rus Ervin Funk Jan 20, 2017 I am writing this to you from my home in Kentucky. Our state legislature, which became fully and solidly Republican in the November elections, as first major accomplishments, passed with strong majorities, 2 laws designed to…

Dads Matter

Dads Matter Rus Ervin Funk “Dad’s matter.”  There is nothing terribly profound about this statement.  Most people believe this.  Most of us have dads.  Good, bad or mixed, we all know  our dads mattered when we were younger and for most of us, our dads matter now.  The notion that “dads matter” is kind of…

What to do with Mr. Trump

What to do With Mr. Trump? Towards a Position of Radical Compassion   I am struggling with my feelings about Mr. Trump and his election as president. I am also struggling with some of the rhetoric coming out of the protests in response to Mr. Trump’s election last week. At the crux, I am struggling…

Taking Long Brisk Walks While Advocating for Justice: An Open Letter To Garrison Keillor

‘Taking long brisk walks’ while advocating for justice: An Open Letter to Garrison Keillor In a recent article, Garrison Keillor wrote (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/11/10/1595290/-Garrison-Keillor-Trump-voters-will-see-his-disasters-fall-on-them-more-than-anyone-else) “We liberal elitists are now completely in the clear. The government is in Republican hands. Let them deal with him. Democrats can spend four years raising heirloom tomatoes, meditating, reading Jane Austen, traveling…