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MARCH 3, 1863, The First United States National Conscription Act

Regardless of their religious affiliation, institutions of higher education that benefited from the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1864 require students to be enrolled in Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC). How does such mandatory legislation differ from military conscription?

By | March 13th, 2016|Corporate Responsibility, Peace|0 Comments

States Are Banning Thoughts On Global Warming

Debates among potential candidates for the Oval Office in 2016 are noted more for embarrassing elementary insults and childish playground fighting rather than rational discussion over how to alleviate climate change or curtail global threats of looming nuclear warfare.

Bike Lanes In Lafayette Are Testimonies To Dr. Griff Blakewood

For over twenty years, he answered the phone: “This is Dr. Griff Blakewood, Dept. of Renewable Resources.” With his passing, ULL no longer provides an opening for students to explore renewable energy, a clear, certain global trend.

Long Ago We Were Warned About Climate By Two Prophets

Will we pay attention to conservationist prophets, or chose to live like the last generation by our refusal to progress in non-carbon, renewable energy sources? The prophet’s responsibility is “to give them a warning.” (Ezekiel 3:16)

NYC Slows Down To 25mph To Save Lives – Would Lafayette?

Although traffic jams could easily slow the flow of vehicles to the point where walking was faster, no mayor had the gumption to pass legislation reducing the speed to 25 m.p.h. Mayor John Lindsay in the 1970’s challenged residents by declaring, “You have every right to enter NYC, but you do not have a right to bring a ton of metal (before plastic was a vital component of cars) with you.”

By | December 31st, 2015|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Stories|0 Comments