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Hill AFB Commander Promises to Increase the Hiring of Racial Minorities

A group protesting a decision by an official at Hill Air Force Base near Ogden, Utah, was not happy with the response they received. The Hispanic group Image de Utah was upset with Major General Richard Roellig talking to members of the LDS First Presidency about using LDS employment services to help with staffing situations at the airbase.

Court dismisses Idaho graduation prayer suit

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a suit challenging student-led prayers at graduation exercises for the Madison School District in eastern Idaho.

To the eager candidate, different religions are herds of cattle

John L. Smith's column studies the concept of "The Mormon Vote." It seems that Las Vegas, Nevada, has two men vying for the position of mayor, with each trying to get "the Mormon vote."

Ban weapons at schools, UEA urges

In the wake of last month's shooting at the Family History Center in Salt Lake City, many have been calling for more gun control regulation in Utah, including President Hinckley.

Violent crimes raise idea of forced treatment for mentally ill

Court-ordered outpatient commmitment is the law in nearly 35 states and will soon be considered by New York to be the rule and not the exception. A mandatory treatment bill could force mentally ill patients to take drugs needed to manage manic depression and personality disorders such as schizophrenia.




Other Articles about Politics

Homosexual activists are after the Boy

Insight on the News 17May99

Mormons support restrictions on guns

(Phoenix) AZ Republic (AP) 17May99

Demos' gun bills get LDS boost

Deseret News 17May99

SLC to ACLU: Block Is LDS Church's

Salt Lake Tribune 18May99

Main Street Sale Documents Are Kept Secret

Salt Lake Tribune 19May99

Constitutional Panel May Review Law on Attorney General's Power

Salt Lake Tribune 19May99

Rolly & Wells: Tired? Don't Tell These Dedicated Utah Jazz Dads

Salt Lake Tribune 19May99

Official defends Main Street deal

Deseret News 18May99

Opinion: Sensible Words on Guns

Salt Lake Tribune 19May99

Ban weapons at schools, UEA urges

Deseret News 19May99

Special session of Legislature appears likely

Deseret News 19May99

HILL AFB Commander Promises to Increase the Hiring of Racial Minorities

Salt Lake Tribune 20May99

Tribune Interview Transcript: M. Russell Ballard and Alexander Morrison

Salt Lake Tribune 20May99

Lawmakers Find New Affinity For Gun

Salt Lake Tribune 20May99

Court dismisses Idaho graduation prayer suit

Sacramento CA Bee (AP) 20May99

City and church refuse to release documents

Casper WY Tribune (AP) 20May99

Legislative committees meet to discuss guns and schools

(BYU) Daily Universe 20May99

Debate on gun control dominates thelegislative agenda

Caspar WY Tribune (AP) 20May99

Sensible Words on Guns

Salt Lake Tribune 19May99

COLUMN: John L. Smith

Las Vegas NV Review-Journal 20May99

Special session is looking more and more inevitable

Deseret News 21May99

Gun issue calls for special session

Deseret News 21May99

Violent crimes raise idea of forced treatment for mentally ill

Trenton NJ Times 22May99

Violent crimes raise idea of forced treatment for mentally ill

(Long Island) NY Newsday (AP) 22May99

Prayer of a chance?

Deseret News 22May99

Pres. Hinckley comments on current issues

LDS Church News 22May99

Relief Society honors former first lady of Egypt

LDS Church News 22May99

Altered bill 'protects' online roots

Deseret News 22May99

WANT TO KEEP REPORTERS HAPPY? KEEP THEM DRINKING

St Louis MO Post-Dispatch (Salt Lake Tribune) 23May99


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