protest http://www.kplu.org en Social conservatives object to Desmond Tutu honor at Gonzaga http://www.kplu.org/post/social-conservatives-object-desmond-tutu-honor-gonzaga <p>SPOKANE, Wash. &mdash; Social conservatives are objecting to plans by Gonzaga University, a Catholic institution, to give Archbishop Desmond Tutu an honorary degree when he makes a campus appearance in May.</p><p>They are objecting because the Nobel laureate&#39;s social views contradict Catholic teachings, including support for abortion rights and gay marriage.</p><p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:46:01 +0000 The Associated Press 4800 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle protests grow larger as Portland protesters spend night in tents http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-protests-grow-larger-portland-protesters-spend-night-tents <p>Protests in Westlake Park are expected to grow in size Friday and Saturday as labor union members and Afghan war protestors join Occupy Seattle protestors.</p><p>Union representatives have visited Westlake Park and voiced their support for <a href="http://occupyseattle.org/">Occupy Seattle protesters.</a></p><p> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 18:33:53 +0000 KPLU News Staff & The Associated Press 2849 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle protests grow larger as Portland protesters spend night in tents Protesting sexual assault: Seattle SlutWalk rally on Sunday http://www.kplu.org/post/protesting-sexual-assault-seattle-slutwalk-rally-sunday <p>Earlier this year, a Toronto police officer suggested women could avoid sexual assault by &quot;not dressing like sluts.&quot; That comment incited an international movement called SlutWalk, where activists dress in skimpy outfits to protest the treatment of sexual assault victims. This Sunday, June 19, Seattle will hold its own <a href="http://slutwalkseattle.com/">SlutWalk</a>. Fri, 17 Jun 2011 21:40:39 +0000 Vanessa Romo 1890 at http://www.kplu.org Protesting sexual assault: Seattle SlutWalk rally on Sunday