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Supreme Court hearing on same-sex wedding cake

Jennifer Hauser, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Free speech is a beautiful luxury in which we have been granted by our constitution. The downside of free speech - everyone has it, even those with whom we do not agree. This week this Supreme Court will hear the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Jack Ph...

HJR-6 decision rescheduled for Friday

James Vaughn

December 10, 2013


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Classes weren't the only thing canceled Friday - the year's first winter storm caused a number of cancellations, including the Faculty Senate meeting, where members were expected to decide on a public statement regarding House Joint Resolution-6 (HJR-6). The Senate now plans to make a decision at...

Faculty Senate to vote on HJR-6 statement

James Vaughn

November 22, 2013


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The Faculty Senate will decide whether or not to make a public statement opposing House Joint Resolution-6 (HJR-6) Friday. The 14-member body failed to come to a consensus at its Nov. 22, meeting regarding its stance on the amendment that, if passed, would permanently define marriage as a bond between...

USI steers clear of same-sex marriage debate

USI steers clear of same-sex marriage debate

James Vaughn

November 4, 2013


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USI has no current plan to take a public position on a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, said Kindra Strupp, assistant vice president for marketing and communications. So far, Indiana University, DePauw University and Wabash College have joined Freedom Indiana, a state-wide...

Community to help defeat marriage bill

James Vaughn

October 8, 2013


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Freedom Indiana is setting its sights on Evansville this week. The organization is committed to striking down a bill that would alter Indiana’s Constitution, permanently banning same-sex marriage, civil unions or any legal recognition for unmarried couples. In August, the coalition started a...

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