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Cushman: By Regulating Morality, the Government Protects Its Citizens

Cushman: By Regulating Morality, the Government Protects Its Citizens

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

November 7, 2019

To some extent, human morality is formed around human health and well-being. Casual sex with multiple partners, gambling and drug use have the potential for detrimental results, and for this reason, it is reasonable for them to be at the center of many moral arguments throughout time and today. These...

Chavez: We Should Fix Social Problems, Not Punish Victims

Chavez: We Should Fix Social Problems, Not Punish Victims

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer

November 7, 2019

“Legislation of morality” is common phrasing around criminal statutes against gambling, alcohol and drug use, pornography and certain sexual acts. Utah is a good example of a state that regularly dabbles in “morality legislation.” The vast majority of its elected officials are members of The Church o...

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

By Christopher Payne and Ray Gill

April 15, 2019

  We’ve come to expect a degree of controversy surrounding video games. As a newer, popular form of art and entertainment, they continue to provoke heavy analysis and even attacks over social media. The interactive element inherent in gaming brings up questions about what content is acceptabl...

Williams: Searching for Light — Robinson Shares Reality of Addiction

Williams: Searching for Light — Robinson Shares Reality of Addiction

By Brook Williams

October 1, 2017

Ruben Robinson, a muscular, 6-foot-3 tattooed man sits down next to me on what at first seemed to be a large couch, but now seems much smaller when consumed by his body. Raised on an all-white compound, Robinson became a victim of addiction and domestic abuse at 9 years old. His road to recovery seems...

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