Monthly Archives: July 2017

The U.S. May Not Have a Religious Test for Holding Public Office, But Perhaps Scotland Does By Ken K. Gourdin A member of the Scottish Parliament who is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has … Continue reading

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RIP, Dingo

Rest in Peace, Dingo: Thank You for Your Service and for Your Sacrifice By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake Unified Police K-9 Officer Dingo, a Belgian Malinois who is trained in both drug detection and suspect apprehension and whose partner … Continue reading

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A Victory for Religious Free Exercise

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 Decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer: Narrow in Scope, Yes; But a Victory for Religious Freedom, Nonetheless By Ken K. Gourdin May a government program which provides safety benefits for schools deny those benefits to … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Gordon Hayward

Goodbye and Good Luck, Gordon Hayward  By Ken K. Gourdin As an ardent fan of the National Basketball Association’s Utah Jazz, like other Jazz fans, I have struggled to put the events of the last 28 hours or so into … Continue reading

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Practical Effect of Lowering BAC?

A Word About Utah’s Impending Change in Legal Blood Alcohol Content for Drunk Driving from 0.08% to 0.05% By Ken K. Gourdin A recent letter to the editor of Salt Lake City’s Deseret News excoriates Utah’s lawmakers for recently passing … Continue reading

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2nd Chance for BYU Football Player

Sione Takitaki Rejoins BYU Football Team After Absence: Is Another Commenter Right That He Should Have Continued His Education and His Football Career Elsewhere? By Ken K. Gourdin Highly-touted defensive lineman Sione Takitaki has rejoined Brigham Young University’s football team after … Continue reading

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