Every one of the people sworn in that day was there because he or she sought freedom, and security, and greater well-being. Like my relative had admonished me, I had done my best to thrive here. I had accomplished, and overcome, and risen up.
Before becoming a pastor, I worked as the Legislative Assistant to Senator Mark O. Hatfield of Oregon, an evangelical Republican. And I’m voting for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Here’s why.