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Expatriate - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
Sorry for not being clear. I'm not saying that i know that it's something passed along genetically. I have no idea. I'm just responding to the hypothetical question and saying that both evolution and genetic homosexuality can be true at the same time. While I believe you are correct (they haven't found the gay genetics), studies suggest that there is a genetic component.
Expatriate - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
Sure, that's always a valid point. But once you start picking winners and losers by only issuing licenses and status to one group, what's the compelling state interest in excluding the other?
CoolEdge - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
Prostitution, murder, gambling, age of consent ... which of those are not morality laws? Ima thinkin ... all laws are based in morality. Freedoms exist within a social, then religious, then legal (the order may be wrong, and the level of powers that enforce them) ... code of ethics and morality.
CoolEdge - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
Thousands of years of history, with rules developed to make a society function better ... but you have it figured out they were wrong. "zero bearing on my life as I'm neither gay nor a polygamist." yeah right ... giving entitlements to any "marriages" you don't perceive as influencing your life should be allowed. You know the original colonies demanded their residents attend church…
WarCry - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
Morality cannot be legislated. Period. When you start making morality laws, then freedom doesn't exist any more. While some might laugh at using the example, look at the movie DEMOLITION MAN. One of the running gags in that movie is when someone says a "bad word", Big-Brother-Is-Always-Listening computer buzzes and issues a fine for a "violation of the verbal moralities code". If that's…

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Quincy trooper nominated for ISP Officer of the Year

2 years, 4 months ago by Bob Gough

Sgt. Troy Rupert has been with ISP since 1999

Illinois State Police District 20 Commander, Captain Robert Elliott announced that Sergeant Troy Rupert was selected as Illinois State Police District 20 Trooper of the Year and will represent District 20 as a candidate for the Illinois State Police Officer of the Year in Springfield.

Sergeant Rupert began his Illinois State Police career in April of 1999 after working four years with the Quincy Police Department.  Upon completion of his training at the Illinois State Police Academy, He was assigned to Pittsfield, District 20 patrol. 

While Sergeant Rupert’s primary duties focus on patrol, he has performed many other duties.  He served as District 20’s K-9 Officer,  District 20 Special Enforcement Team for multiple years, and continues to perform Field Training Officer, and Juvenile Officer duties. He also has received 2 Department Commendations.

Even with these additional duties, Sergeant. Rupert continues to display exemplary leadership and work ethic.  During 2007, he was recognized by the Illinois Department of Transportation for his efforts in DUI enforcement.

Sergeant Rupert resides in Quincy with his family and serves as a role model to the youth of the community.  He displays strong family values, as well as, a dedication and commitment to his assignment and profession.

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