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U. Colorado Students Protest Finalist for School President Over Past Stance on Gay Marriage


Added 04-16-19 10:38:02am EST - “"Like many friends and colleagues on both sides of the aisle in Congress, my position on marriage has evolved."” - Legalinsurrection.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “U. Colorado Students Protest Finalist for School President Over Past Stance on Gay Marriage”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

“Like many friends and colleagues on both sides of the aisle in Congress, my position on marriage has evolved.”

Mark Kennedy opposed gay marriage when he served in Congress from 2001 to 2007, but has since changed his mind. Just like former President Obama. Do you think the students would protest if Obama was the finalist for school president?

The selection of University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy as the sole finalist for president of the University of Colorado system has raised concerns from some CU students and faculty.

The concerns deal mainly with Kennedy’s votes against marriage equality when he represented Minnesota in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 to 2007 as Republican.

“He cosponsored a bill against same-sex marriages and voted on a lot of things that were anti-women’s choice, anti-reproductive, anti-queer people,” said Rachel Ward, a CU Boulder student. “So kind of doing a deep dive into his voting record and his practices in business and feeling like they’re not reflective of the leader CU should have.”

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