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Opinion: Kim Davis discrimination proves America has a long way to go

September 17, 2015

On Friday, June 26 the Supreme Court of the United States made the historical ruling of legalizing same-sex marriage by stating that all states cannot ban same-sex marriage. The Obergefell v. Hodges case...

Faculty: Court drives nation toward equality

October 6, 2014

The Supreme Court’s decision to decline hearing appeals court cases on Monday, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in five states, shows a momentum towards equality, said religion professor Laura...

Editorial: Illinois joins Augustana on right side of history

December 5, 2013

Doing the right thing can be difficult or unpopular. Yet the state of Illinois has joined the right side of history by legalizing same-sex marriage. Illinois is the 16th state to do so. The Augustana Observer...

Faculty; GSA help push gay marriage vote

November 22, 2013

Laura Hartman, assistant professor in religion, and her partner, Anne Dickey, helped lobby the vote for the gay marriage equality bill, which Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Illinois...

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