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Moran: Decriminalizing Polygamy Will Build Bridges And Help Those In Need

Moran: Decriminalizing Polygamy Will Build Bridges And Help Those In Need

By Serena Moran

March 7, 2020

  Utah is known for its many beautiful things. The mountains of the Wasatch Front often look so perfect that the view seems unrealistic. We have the “greatest snow on earth” and attract tourists seeking a perfect day of skiing and snowboarding. People travel from all around the world to see...

Emery: Holocaust Education Will Inoculate Future Generations Against Hate

Emery: Holocaust Education Will Inoculate Future Generations Against Hate

By Nate Emery

March 7, 2020

  The Salt Lake Tribune reported that, as of Feb. 2019, the number of active hate groups in Utah had tripled over the previous year. These groups have made their presence known across the state, and especially in Salt Lake City on the University of Utah campus. There is a rise in the prevalenc...

Barron: Incomplete Data Costs Indigenous Lives. One Utah Legislator Has a Plan to Fill in the Gaps.

Barron: Incomplete Data Costs Indigenous Lives. One Utah Legislator Has a Plan to Fill in the Gaps.

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

February 29, 2020

  In 2008, the Department of Justice released sickening statistics regarding violence toward Native American women. They found that Native Americans disappear at twice the rate per capita compared to white Americans, and that in some areas Native women are murdered at rates 10 times the natio...

Starr: Asylum for Your Assault Rifle?

Starr: Asylum for Your Assault Rifle?

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer

February 26, 2020

Last month, commissioners voted unanimously to make Uintah County a “Second Amendment Sanctuary County.” The ordinance seats the county as the first and only municipality in Utah to designate itself as a safe haven for inanimate objects that have facilitated significant violence in this country. Uintah’s e...

Barron: A Vote for Hardenbrook is a Vote for Campus Safety

Barron: A Vote for Hardenbrook is a Vote for Campus Safety

By Morgan Barronc

February 24, 2020

  The views expressed in this article are only those of the author and do not represent the views of The Daily Utah Chronicle as a whole. At the ASUU Presidential debate, three student audience members asked presidential candidates questions about campus safety, ranging from police presence on...

Cushman: Utah Needs to Clarify Its Consent Laws to Protect Survivors

Cushman: Utah Needs to Clarify Its Consent Laws to Protect Survivors

By KC Cushman

February 24, 2020

  The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network reports that every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted, and only five out of every 1,000 perpetrators will serve jail time for their crimes. Sexual assault is a particularly important issue in Utah where one in three women experience sexual viole...

Opinion Desk: The Hardenbrook Ticket Will Unite the U

Opinion Desk: The Hardenbrook Ticket Will Unite the U

By The Opinion Desk

February 23, 2020

  The views expressed in this article do not express the views of The Daily Utah Chronicle as a whole. This article has been written by the Opinion Desk as a whole, and may not necessarily represent the views of each individual on the Opinion Desk.   Winning an election and leading ...

Dalley: Utah Legislators Should Start Representing Average Utahns

Dalley: Utah Legislators Should Start Representing Average Utahns

By Nathan Dalley, Opinion Writer

February 19, 2020

  Utah legislators have been making it more and more clear how little respect they hold for the average Utahn. On Jan. 31, 2020, state Senator Lyle Hillyard tweeted, “A person working at a job that does not pay a livable wage really only has a hobby.” Compounded with the state legislature...

Christopherson: The SLC Womxn’s March Was A Great Start, but There’s Work Left to Do

Christopherson: The SLC Womxn’s March Was A Great Start, but There’s Work Left to Do

By Nain Christopherson, Opinion Writer

February 13, 2020

  On Jan. 18, hundreds of Utahns passed up their weekly opportunity to sleep in in favor of attending what has become the annual Salt Lake City Womxn’s March, and I was lucky — with my mom, two younger sisters and a close friend — to be among them. We bundled up and walked from Washington...

Starr: The Utah Way of Ignorance and Disease

Starr: The Utah Way of Ignorance and Disease

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer

February 8, 2020

  Earlier this month, an HIV awareness campaign was brought to a standstill by Governor Herbert. “Suggestive” condom wrappers appeared to be the hardline that the Department of Health crossed in their efforts to promote better sexual health in the state. Recalling Utah-themed condoms is not ...

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