Proposed MN Voter Restrictions Hurts “Greatest Generation” Says Sen. Franken By Michael McIntee | November 4, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota Follow this author Click on photo of Sen Franken to watch his speech against "voter ID". Click on photo of Sen Franken to watch his speech against "voter ID".Senator Al Franken gives a prime example of why Minnesota’s proposed “Voter ID” or Voter Restriction constitutional amendment is a bad idea. Seniors who have given up their drivers license because they are too old to drive safely may have trouble voting. Franken made the comments at a Bill Clinton rally for Barack Obama in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.