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First Amendment rights only for people, not corporations

A day before oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. were heard at the Supreme Court, USA Today and The Baylor Lariat published an op-ed penned by our President and Chancellor, Ken Starr.

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    Pres. Starr talks birth control in Capitol City before court hearing

Pres. Starr talks birth control in Capitol City before court hearing

Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. challenged the U.S. Department for Health and Human Service’s mandate that all employers provide employees contraceptives in accordance with the Affordable Care Act at the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday.

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    Starr: Greens’ religious objection to HHS mandate valid

Starr: Greens’ religious objection to HHS mandate valid

During the first year of his two-term Presidency, Bill Clinton waxed eloquent when signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. The President forcefully warned of judicially-created dangers to Americans’ religious freedom. A lawyer himself, President Clinton addressed the nation not only in legal and constitutional terms but spoke more broadly into American culture.

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    University sets records, raises funds for college’s future plans

University sets records, raises funds for college’s future plans

Baylor has long been an institution characterized by success and record setting, and its fundraising initiatives are no exception.

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OSHA reviews death of worker

By Paula Ann Solis Staff Writer Occupational Safety and Health Administration has began investigating the death of Jose Dario Suarez, 55, who died Tuesday night after machinery at the McLane Stadium construction site dragged him 16 feet into the Brazos River, said Lori Fogleman, Baylor’s assistant vice president for media

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    Starr meets pope, talks  faith

Starr meets pope, talks faith

President Ken Starr and Tom Farr of Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs met the pope with about 60 scholars and journalists participating in a two-day conference on Christianity and freedom in Rome last month.

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    Faculty Senate congratulates President on appointment

Faculty Senate congratulates President on appointment

By Jordan Corona Staff Writer Faculty Senate formally congratulated President Ken Starr on his appointment as Chancellor on Tuesday. Faculty Senate members presented the president with a certificate and a commendation for his leadership. “It’s a profound blessing,” Starr said in a press release published Thursday. “To serve Baylor University

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    Baylor Makes Arizona Second Home at Fiesta Bowl Pep Rally

Baylor Makes Arizona Second Home at Fiesta Bowl Pep Rally

Thousands of Baylor fans converged on the Scottsdale Plaza Inn in sunny Arizona to celebrate the accomplishments of a historic season and celebrate the first ever BCS bowl appearance in school history at the Baylor Fiesta Bowl pep rally.

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    Starr, BU bring Christmas to Kenya

Starr, BU bring Christmas to Kenya

President Ken Starr, along with the Kenya Women’s Leadership team, will be sponsoring the Starrs’ St. Kizito’s Christmas Project.

Over the past three years a small group of women have traveled to Africa to spend time in the slums of Kenya helping out with a small school called St. Kizito’s.

For the first time the Baylor community has the opportunity to bring Christmas to that school in Kenya. Students, faculty, staff or members of the community can buy a Christmas stocking for $27 plus $2 for shipping costs and the money will go toward buying gifts for a particular child at the school.

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    Starr dons new title

Starr dons new title

The Baylor Board of Regents has voted to extend the contract of Judge Ken Starr in addition to assigning him the new title of president and chancellor.

No president before him has been named president and chancellor simultaneously. Starr became Baylor’s president on June 1, 2010. He is the 14th person to serve as president at Baylor.

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