In Other Words: Record must be set straight in regard to biotech debateI am writing in response to your front-page article in the Friday, Nov. 12, Daily Republic titled “Biotech debate leads to church fracture.” As an ELCA pastor serving farm communities, I wish to set the record right.
First is the charge that the draft statement condemns the use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). I have read the document, and that statement is inaccurate. Bishop Bill Rindy of eastern North Dakota put it well. “The draft does not condemn GMOs (genetically modified organisms).
By: Mindy Ehrke, Pastor at Salem and Storla and Trinity Lutheran Churches of Mount Vernon and Letcher