First amendment

GRPS school walkout endorsement hinders, not helps students advocate for gun reform laws

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 03-12-2018 under OPINION

The tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida has provoked a surge of activism in students across the nation, including we Grand Rapids students who have planned to walkout in solidarity with the other demonstrators across the country on Wednesday, March...

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"City of churches" to consider legal action against begging

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-20-2014 under OPINION

Grand Rapids City Commissioners will be meeting tonight, Tuesday, May 20, to discuss a proposal intended to put great restraints on panhandling. It wasn't too long ago that we removed laws against begging in our city, and the Federal Court has...

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Acton on Tap event to provide forum to discuss threats to religious liberty

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 01-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Thus states the First Amendment.  But is religious liberty in the U.S. being eroded? That question will be discussed...

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