In the spirit of honest and civil dialogue, I would like to both affirm and respectfully disagree with a few points made by Shane Claiborne in his piece, "Voting as Damage Control."  As I read his post, I cannot help but ponder its incongruity with an action alert  I just received from Color of Change.org . Color of Change.org, an organization dedicated to strengthening Black America's political voice, urges its constituents to not be deterred by those who would suppress their votes because of their racial/ethnic identities or socio-economic status. While we discuss the moral implications of casting a ballot, many of the marginalized in our society fear being turned away from their local polling places on Nov. 4.
I agree, as Shane suggests, "