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US reacts to Mississippi governor signing bill allowing refusal of service to gays

The national reaction was swift and strong to Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's decision Tuesday to sign the controversial Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act into law.The...

Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and her husband, former president Bill Clinton, speaks to supporters at her caucus night party Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Female Professors discuss Clinton’s pull to young voters

Anthony Calvaruso February 23, 2016

In terms of policy and the possibility of becoming the first female US president, Hillary Clinton's campaign is unique. Despite her first attempt at the presidency in 2008, it may be an over assumption...

Matt Poe is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: No winners in Kim Davis controversy

Matt Poe September 9, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark decision in June allows that the Constitution would allow same-sex marriage. The ruling decided one of the great social issues of our time, and for the moment, it...

A Carter County Detention Center image shows Kim Davis on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. The Rowan County, Ky., clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month standoff. (Carter County Detention Center/TNS)

Republican presidential candidates’ views on Kim Davis

Here is what 2016 Republican presidential candidates have had to say about the controversy surrounding Rowan County, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis.Davis was released from jail Tuesday after spending five days...

Our view: Defining same-sex marriage

KS Editors November 9, 2014

The topic of same-sex marriage has given rise to many problems. The U.S. Supreme Court stated it “would not accept cases from any of five states whose same-sex marriage bans had been struck down by federal...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a freshman political science major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at

Opinion: Same-sex marriage: the movement of our time

Jennifer Hutchinson February 17, 2014

All eyes are on Virginia as the state attempts to lift its ban on same-sex marriage. The decision was prompted by a federal judge’s ruling that declared the ban unconstitutional.U.S. District Judge Arenda...

News on the Go: Jan. 24, 2014

Emily Mills January 23, 2014

Peace talks in Ukraine have led to a tentative truce Thursday between the government and opposition forces.  Opposition leader Oleh Tyahnybok urged protestors to cease violent demonstrations across the...

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