constitution

Gunslinging Grammarian: How a retired Grand Rapids professor was compelled to clarify the Second Amendment

by (MVanDenend)

Submitted 04-15-2020 under NEWS

Jim Vanden Bosch didn’t expect the Second Amendment to dominate his life and research time. Vanden Bosch, a retired professor of English at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, calls his many hours of labor on the grammar of the much-debated...

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Michigan Proposal 3 - What you need to know

by (Lyonel LaGrone II)

Submitted 10-19-2018 under OPINION

Michigan Proposal 3, the Voting Policies in State Constitution Initiative, is on the ballot in Michigan as an initiated constitutional amendment on November 6, 2018 (Election Day). The essential premise behind this state constitutional amendment:...

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G.R. Bar Association partners with GRPS to teach students about U.S. Constitution

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 10-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

  On Tuesday, September 20, at 9:00 a.m., in honor of the 224th Anniversary of our nation’s founding document, attorneys from the Grand Rapids Bar Association volunteered their time to educate students about the U.S. Constitution. They...

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ACLU Finds a Home in Grand Rapids

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-20-2011 under NEWS

More than 50 years ago, Grand Rapidian Dr. Walter Bergman was beaten by members of the the Klu Klux Klan. Bergman was part of the Freedom Riders movement, a group that rode buses to the deep south to see first hand if institutions were compliant...

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2010 Census Be Counted campaign makes its way to Boys & Girls Club

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

Warm weather means spring is upon us, which also means April is creeping up rather quickly. Everyone knows that very special tax season deadline that falls in April, but this year another date should be marked on the calendar, the 2010 Census Day on...

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