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Edwards: Every U Student Should Consider a Legislative Internship

Edwards: Every U Student Should Consider a Legislative Internship

August 29, 2019

Late next January, the Utah State Legislature will convene to begin the 2020 General Session. Seventy-five state representatives and 29 state senators will meet together to propose, debate and pass hundreds of laws during the 45-day session. Throughout the session, the Capitol building will be visited...

Starr: The Legislature Should Increase the Consequences for Firearm Serial Number Violations

Starr: The Legislature Should Increase the Consequences for Firearm Serial Number Violations

By Kennedie Starr

July 18, 2019

  Last month, Utah state legislators and stakeholders held this year’s first meeting of the Criminal Code Evaluation Task Force. The purpose of this group is to study and make recommended changes to criminal penalties in the Utah Code related to aggravated murder, tax fraud and other crimes....

Dalley: Physician-Assisted Death Should Be a Legal and Viable Option for End of Life Care

Dalley: Physician-Assisted Death Should Be a Legal and Viable Option for End of Life Care

By Nathan Dalley

June 6, 2019

  "A physician shall always bear in mind the obligation to respect human life.” This statement can be found in the International Code of Medical Ethics within a section that describes the duties of physicians to patients. A good doctor practices from a position of respect toward human life wi...

House Bill 136 Proposes Tighter Abortion Laws in Utah

House Bill 136 Proposes Tighter Abortion Laws in Utah

By Amy Loret

February 7, 2019

  Rep. Cheryl Acton, R-West Jordan, filed a bill, 2019 House Bill 136, that would legally ban women in Utah from having abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy with some exceptions. If passed, Utah would have one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. “I’ve always been opposed t...

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