It is useful to review Dr. Seuss's entire career as it highlights what he learned and what he did with that knowledge. After Howard Zinn's Air Force experience as a bomber in WWII, after learning about Woodie Guthrie's song about the Ludlow Colorado mining massacre, he changed the entire arc of his life, establishing himself as a historian for the people who lose.
I am an active Mormon who will not be voting for Mitt. I voted for Obama last time and I will do so again. Mitt may be my brother, but we have definite political differences. My vote in Utah won't be worth a hill of beans, but until we get a real "every vote counts" system I'll just have to, well, vote my conscience.
As someone who has worked closely with women to petition for residence using VAWA, I can attest that eliminating this act would not only further damage the immigrant who is being abused by their American spouse but also reinforce the trending cultural consensus that apathy is OK in our society. This disregard to a population who live in fear and are being harmed and manipulated is blatantly wrong, xenophobic, and misogynistic.