Whittney Evans appears in the following:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Several alleged rape victims who attend Brigham Young University are criticizing the private, religious school for punishing victims of sexual assault. They say victims who report being raped are investigated by the school's strict Honor Code office for other violations leading up to their assault, like drinking alcohol. Critics of the policy say this creates a chilling effect on rape victims who become worried about their standing at the university.
Friday, November 13, 2015
A family court judge in Utah has rescinded his order to remove a baby from lesbian foster parents. He previously said the child would be better off with a heterosexual foster family. ...
Monday, October 05, 2015
As chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, has pushed investigations into the Secret Service following security lapses at the White House, and he aggressively challenged Planned Parenthood. He's now shaking up Capitol Hill even more as a challenger to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., ...
Monday, October 05, 2015
Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced he's running to succeed John Boehner as speaker of the House. Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, takes on the party's No. 2 Kevin McCarthy.
Friday, March 13, 2015
The bill was endorsed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The law includes protections in areas of housing and employment. It also contains some exemptions for religious groups.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The governor of Utah is expected to sign an anti-discrimination bill into law Thursday that protects LGBT residents from housing and employment discrimination.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Gay couples in Utah are celebrating the 10th Circuit Decision, while opponents of same-sex marriage are taking steps to appeal. Republican Governor Gary Herbert says he is disappointed by the ruling.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Law enforcement in Utah's capital is using federal organized-crime charges to try to rein in groups like the Tongan Crips. One officer says it's sometimes the only way to send a message to criminals.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
In 2005, Utah set out to end chronic homelessness within 10 years by providing each homeless person with an apartment and a social worker. As they inch closer to their deadline, it lo...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A new charter school in Utah wants to equip students in kindergarten through ninth grade with a solid foundation in business.
Students' daily lessons are peppered with concepts like sales and marketing, finance and entrepreneurship, says first-grade teacher Tammy Hill. "And that plays into leadership and improved math skills. And ...