USA

The Christian Science Monitor, March 23, 2000 | Go to article overview

USA


Public universities and colleges can use money from mandatory undergraduate fees to finance campus groups that engage in political speech some students find objectionable, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously. Overturning lower-court findings, it upheld the University of Wisconsin's fee system, which the justices said does not violate free-speech rights. The justices also unanimously overturned rulings that found Wal-Mart to have improperly copied designs used by a manufacturer of children's clothing. The decision, which reasons that "design ... is not inherently distinctive," makes it harder for companies to have their product designs qualify for trademark-law protection, analysts said.

The Senate unanimously passed legislation to stop taking Social Security benefits away from people who continue to work through their late 60s. The bill will go back to the House, which also passed it overwhelmingly and is expected to again, because the Senate added a measure to assure that 64-year-olds are not penalized. President Clinton has said he will sign the bill.

The Federal Reserve boosted interest rates for the fifth time since last June in an attempt to keep inflation in check and slow a record-breaking economy. The federal-funds rate, the interest that banks charge on overnight loans, was raised a quarter-point to 6 percent. Economists predicted Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan will announce further rate hikes at least twice this year.

Two gunmakers, Glock Inc. and Browning, said they won't sign voluntary agreements similar to the deal on production restrictions reached last week between Smith & Wesson Corp. and the Clinton administration. The deal-breaker for Glock was the creation of an "oversight commission," made up of local, state, and federal officials. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

USA
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.