Pagan Perspectives on Marriage Survey

Charlton Hall, a licensed marriage and family therapist and an American Druid, is conducting research on Pagan attitudes towards marriage.  The survey is short and should take less than five minutes of your time.  Mr. Hall is hoping for as many responses as possible to gain a clearer view on how Pagans view marriage and relationships.

You may take the survey here. The link is in the box on the upper left.  Mr. Hall asks that you pass on this survey to any Pagan groups or persons that you know.

Pass the Turkey or Just Pass?

With Thanksgiving Day just a few days away we wanted to know how our local Pagan community feels about the holiday. The best gauge of how a group feels is to see what they do. Are you spending the day stuffing yourself and focusing on all that you have to be grateful for? Do you not celebrate due to what happened to the native Tribes in the years after the famed first Thanksgiving day? The poll questions below are in random order, please choose the one that best describes what your plans are for Thursday.

Feel free to comment on what this holiday means to you and why you celebrate it, observe something different, or do nothing.

MN Gov. Race Polls – Pagan vs General Population

Two weeks ago PNC-Minnesota posted a poll and invited Pagans to cast their vote for the next Governor of Minnesota.  Before we reveal the results, let’s look at how the candidates are doing when the general voting population of Minnesota is consulted.

According to Real Clear Politics, Mark Dayton (D) is in the lead, but by a slim margin.  RCP averages several polls together to arrive at a composite score.  They currently have Dayton at 39%, Emmer (R) at 34%, and Horner (I) at just 15% – with 22% of of those questioned still undecided.  An interesting thing to note is that the two polls conducted by national pollsters have Emmer either ahead of Dayton or put the two candidates within the margin of error.  The two polls done local newspapers have Dayton ahead by 9 to 11 points.   The question becomes, is this race closer than the RCP composite or are the local newspaper polls correct that this is a runaway for Dayton?

Let’s turn now to the results from the (totally unscientific) PNC-Minnesota poll.

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