I have to admit that, when I found out that same-sex marriage had been legalized Friday, April 3, by the third state to do so, Iowa was not the first name that came to my mind. Yet Iowa’s Supreme Court, following in the footsteps of Massachusetts and Connecticut, legalized same-sex marriage by unanimously striking down the state’s decade-old ban.
In another case of politicians spewing words that are later “misinterpreted,” Sen. John McCain angered Muslim and Jewish groups Oct. 1 with his comments about the United States being a “Christian Nation.” What I want to ask Sen. McCain is where in the Constitution it is written, because McCain seems to think that “the Constitution established the United States of America as a Christian Nation.
On March 20, 2007, Representatives John Conyers (D-MI) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) introduced H.R. 1592, the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 (LLEHCPA). This bill is a revision of the current federal hate crime law, which Congress passed in 1968.
Eastern’s second annual fashion show in the PUB MPR last Wednesday attracted many students looking to sport the new styles for spring. Between the snacks and refreshments provided, the creatively decorated stage and catwalk, and the dance and hip hop music blasting from DJ Ice’s turntable, the club-like atmosphere was perfect for the models ready to show off the new looks.