March 18, 2022
Several seats on the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) will be on the ballot in 2022. To help voters in the respective USBE districts become better acquainted with the candidates seeking to serve in these important roles, a series of debates will be conducted live via YouTube.
The debate series is hosted by the Utah Education Debate Coalition: Hinckley Institute of Politics, KSL TV, United Way of Salt Lake, Utah PTA, Utah Association of Charter Schools, and Sutherland Institute.
The first debate, among Republican candidates in District 2 – parts of Weber County, Ogden and Eden – will be conducted on Tuesday, March 22, at 12 noon.
For information about the debates, see the graphic below and also at this link.
Please note that the approximate geographic areas are indicated only as a guide. To find your USBE district, click here and enter your exact street address.
This case should establish whether the state can require creative professionals and businesses to send messages even if it does not express antipathy to the professional or business beliefs.
It’s easy to follow the path of viewing someone who disagrees with you as short on intelligence or morality. It takes depth of character to take the road less traveled.
There needs to be a way to correct decisions at odds with the underlying laws being applied. The court can and does have options to prevent (or correct) this type of result.