rights http://peoriapublicradio.org en Bradley students’ Rules of War campaign in national competition http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-students-rules-war-campaign-national-competition <p>Bradley University students are getting recognition for a campaign that highlights global human conflict. &nbsp;The students partnered with the Central Illinois Red Cross as part of the International Humanitarian Law campaign. The campaign had students from across the country create projects to showcase how people are treated during times of conflict. &nbsp;Bradley University’s campaign created simulations about child soldiers and being judged by a war tribunal to highlight the effects of conflict. Thu, 08 May 2014 21:52:25 +0000 Tami Yost 23024 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley students’ Rules of War campaign in national competition Civil Rights leader urges courage at Bradley University event http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/civil-rights-leader-urges-courage-bradley-university-event <div>The only living member of the “Big Six” leaders of the Civil Rights Movement spoke at Bradley University today. Congressman John Lewis was also a close friend of Martin Luther King Junior. &nbsp;He urged the hundreds in attendance to have courage in standing up against injustice. &nbsp;But Lewis also praised Central Illinois for a strong history of leadership:</div><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:09:51 +0000 Alex Rusciano 21669 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Civil Rights leader urges courage at Bradley University event Proposed IL law considers reading kids Miranda rights http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/proposed-il-law-considers-reading-kids-miranda-rights <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois lawmakers are considering what steps police should have to take before questioning kids at school.</span></p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:58:20 +0000 Brian Mackey 19155 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Proposed IL law considers reading kids Miranda rights Exploring the right to farm http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/exploring-right-farm <p></p><div>Individual state constitutions across the nation spell out a host of guaranteed rights for their citizens … for example, same sex marriage or collective bargaining. But what about the right to farm? &nbsp; Harvest Public Media’s Bill Wheelhouse reports on what’s behind a new drive to establish that guarantee:</div><p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 12:53:36 +0000 Alex Rusciano 6867 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Exploring the right to farm