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The Civics Education Initiative

October 6, 2014  |  No Comments  |  Share

By Reid Wilson September 17 Name one of the authors of the Federalist Papers. How many justices are on the Supreme Court? What do we call the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution? Students in seven states may soon be required to know the answers to those questions and more before they graduate from high school. A group aimed at boosting...

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October 6, 2014  |  No Comments  |  Share

Supreme Court refuses to take up Gay Marriage 

Same thoughts on Sam-Sex Marriage

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I just got off the phone with a morning show here in town. I called into the host to make sure he knew about this morning's Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. Essentially the court said it would not rule on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage.  The ruling doesn't nationalize it. And it doesn't signal it will be up to...

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Civics for Kids

October 4, 2014  |  No Comments  |  Share

Civics Education for Kids

The Mom Vivant / Debbie Baldwin of Ladue News

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Posted: Thursday, October 2, 2014 12:00 pm By Debbie Baldwin As a parent, you constantly hope you are doing it right. Occasionally, things happen that confirm that hope, changing it into a belief: I believe I'm doing it right. Be it an A on a test, a win in the big game, a good decision on the playground or at a party,...

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Missouri Courts Recognizes Gay Marriage from Other States

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BY BILL DRAPER ASSOCIATED PRESS 10/03/2014 10:19 PM 10/03/2014 10:19 PM KANSAS CITY, MO. A judge struck down part of Missouri's gay marriage ban for the first time on Friday by ordering the state to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states, saying state laws banning the unions single out gay couples "for no logical reason." The order means such couples will be...

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