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2011-08-18 22:23:35

Mandatory sensitivity training should be an essential part of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" repeal, says TAU researcher.

2011-07-07 12:21:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization is calling on the Justice Department to appeal yesterday's ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which requires the U.S.

2011-07-06 18:08:00

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President and Marine Corps veteran Tony Perkins issued the following statement in response to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision today halting enforcement of the 1993 law against homosexuality in the armed forces (usually referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "The court has wrongly and irresponsibly usurped the role of Congress, the President and...

2011-05-25 12:27:00

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Family Research Council: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) WHAT: News conference to discuss amendments to the Defense Authorization Act that will protect religious freedom in the military while reinforcing federal law that defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.