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UP TO VOTERS IN '80
State senate defeats
LANSING (UPI)-The Senate yesterday
defeated a proposed amendment to the state
constitution guaranteeing the right to privacy-a
measure opponents said could change state laws
on abortion, homosexuality, and prostitution.
Senators voted 22-10 in favor of the resolution
to place the question on the November 1980
ballot, but failed to gain the 26 votes necessary
A MOVE TO reconsider the vote is pending.
"We could be opening a real Pandora's box
here and doing more than we intend to," said
Sen. Stephen Monsma (D-Grand Rapids).
But Sen. Basil Brown, sponsor of the con-
stitutional amendment and a longtime backer of
"the right to be left alone," criticized his
colleagues for failing to take a strong position on
"WHAT ARE YOU afraid of? You know in
Montanata, which has a guaranteed privacy
right, they don't walk down the streets naked,"
the Highland Park Democrat said.
A move last year to place the proposal before
voters was approved overwhelmingly in the
Senate but died in the House.
Several lawmakers said, however, they
believed existing state and federal laws already
protect the right to privacy.
"IT SEEMS to me we are opening up the
possibility of certain changes in state law," said
Sen. Philip Arthurhultz (R-Whitehall).
Monsma said concern over privacy rights led
to the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing
'What are you afraid of? You
know in Montana, which has a
guaranteed privacy right, they
don't walk down the streets
naked.'-State Sen. Basil Brown,
sponsor of privacy amendment-
"The way to address this problem is not by ad-
ding on to the state constitution," he said.
OTHER LAWMAKERS said a constitutional
privacy right could endanger state laws restric-
ting homosexuality and prostitution.
In other matters, the Senate extensively
debated a bill designed to outlaw the practice of
racial steering by real estate agents.
THE MEASURE would make it illegal for
agents to show potential buyers only certain
properties based on their race, religion or
marital status. It would require state inspectors
to make periodic checks of agencies suspected of
The upper chamber also approved, 21-12, a bill
requiring at least half of the workers on state
construction projects be Michigan residents. The
measure now faces House approval.
Carter announces candidacy for reelection;
From AP and Reuter
WASHINGTON - President Carter, formally laun-
ching his fight for another term in the White House,
said last night the crisis with Iran that has delayed his
campaign plans "may not be resolved easily or
Asserting that the Iranian situation claims "my
closest attention," the president said he "would have
preferred to postpone his announcement until another
time." But Carter said election laws in some states'
forced him to act now.
"THEREFORE," he said, "I declare that I am a
candidate for re-election as president of the United
States of America.''
Carter also asked fellow Democrats to renominate
Walter Mondale, "the most effective vice-president in
The president, who spoke for less than eight minutes
in the East Room and later appeared in a five-minute
paid political broadcast on CBS television, originally
had planned more festive announcement activities, but
the Iranian crisis changed that.
BEFORE EVENTS IN Iran intervened, the
president had intended to invite prominent supporters
from across the nation to the White House and to spend
the evening at a fund-raising gala at a Washington
hotel. Then he was going to embark on four days of
campaigning in six states from Maine to Texas.
Although the fund-raiser was on Carter's announced
schedule for the day, chief spokesman Jody Powell
said the president would not attend because he "simply
felt his presence there would not be appropriate under
the circumstances," a reference to the Iranian crisis.
crisis may not end soon
"As president, I have made some hard decisions, and
I expect to make more," Carter said.
"I have made some mistakes, and I have learned
from them. I have fought some bitter fights against
powerful special interests, and I expect to go on
leading the fight for the common good of our people.,
"I carry some scars and I carry them with pride. I
also carry the knowledge, strengthened by my ex-
perience in this office that the greatness of our nation
and the goodness of our people will prevail."
The president said his record since taking office
almost three years ago showed a United States at
peace, with his administration enhancing security, im-
proving social and economic justice and leading the
struggle for human rights\around the world.
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U.S. hostages to face trial
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Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, who
could overrule the sentence "if the
United States extradites the shah,"
Ghotbzadeh reportedly said.
PREVIOUSLY, Iransthreatened to
try the hostages on espionage charges
only if Carter stuck to his refusal to
send back the shah. It appeared yester-
day from Ghotbzadeh's remarks that
the ruling Revolutionary Council was
stepping up pressure by offering a
Khomeini "pardon" instead of no trial
in exchange for the shah's return.
Asked when a trial might take place,
Ghotbzadeh said, "I don't know," Le
For the first time Ghotbzadeh ac-
cused the three top U.S. diplomats in
Iran - being held at the Foreign'
Do a Tree
Ministry - of "having committed
"THUS ONCE they leave the
ministry compound, they will fall into
the hands of justice and I will then be
the first to demand they be arrested
and tried," Figaro quoted him as
saying. Last week he said the three
were "free to leave" Iran, but he later
reversed himself when the embassy
militants repudiated his remarks.
Pentagon officials said, meanwhile,
that a six-ship Navy force, led by the
aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk has
reached the Arabian Sea area, joining
another U.S. carrier force. This put the
ships, carrying more than 135 planes,
within reach of the entrance of the Per-
Also, Saudi Arabia's oil minister
walked out of a meeting of;Arab i
ministers yesterday to protest attempts
by Syria and Libya to introduce a
resolution of support for Iran in its
dispute with the United States, accor-
ding to some conference sources.
Kuwait Oil Minister Ali Khalifa Al-
Sabah, however, denied the reports of
disagreement at the conference and
Libyan Oil Minister Ezzedin Mabrouk
said there was no Syrian-Libyan
resolution on Iran presented at the con-
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The rock group's multiple-city U.S.
tour continued yesterday with a concert
in Buffalo, N.Y. The mayor of
Providence, R.I., canceled a perfor-
mance scheduled for that city Dec. 17.
Meanwhile, Cincinnati Mayor J.
Kenneth Blackwell confirmed yester-
day that two rock concerts scheduled
this month at the coliseum had been
Daily Official Bulletin
WednesdayDecember 5, 1979
Psychiatry: Joseph E. Bogen, U-Southern Cali-
fornia, "a All Non-Rational Thought Irrational,"
Children's Psychiatric Hasp., Aud., 9:30 a.m.
Center for Russian & E. European Studies: Fran-
cilia Clark, "Beowulf, The Song of Baghdad," Lane
Physics/Astronomy: M. Weissman, U-Illinois,
"1/f Noise," 296 Dennison, 4 p.m.
Statistics: Bruce Hill, "Urn Processes: A Strong
Law and Model for the Proportion of Distinct
Types," 451 Mason, 4 p.m.
School of Education: Marion Blank, Rutgers-U,
"Teaching Language to Autistic Children," Whitney
Aud., SEB, 4:30 p.m.
Art School: Arthur Paul, Playboy Magazine,
"Publication Art, Design and Illustration," Art &
Arch. Aud., 4:30 p.m.
English Composition Board: ECB Mini-lectures,
"Taking an Essay Exam," 2402 Mason, 7 p.m.
IAATDC: Eric Ross/Keith Hart, "Anthropological
Perspectives in Development," E. Conf., Rackham,
STUDENT ACCOUNTS: Your attention is called to
the following rules passed by the Regents at their
meeting on February 28, 1936: "Students shall pay
all accounts due the University not later than the last
day of classes of each semester or summer session.
Student loans which are not paid or renewed are sub-
ject to this regulation; however, students loans not
yet due are exempt. Any unpaid accounts at the close
of business on the last day of classes will be reported
to the Cashier of the University and
"(a) All academic credits will be withheld, the
grades for the semester or summer session just
completed will not be released, and no transcript of
credits will be issued.
"(b) All students owing such accounts will not be
allowed to register in any subsequent semester or
summer session until payment has been made."
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postponed by the promoters. The con-
certs were a Dec. 14 appearance by
Blue Oyster Cult and a Dec. 21 show by
Earlier, Blackwell had said the city
would not cancel the two concerts, but
that public safety would not be com-
''The city has no authority to cancel
those events but it does have the
authority to see that the safety of those
visitors in the city is held in proper
regard," he said, adding he planned to
appoint a task force to study the ii-
Monday's concert was allowed to
proceed despite the jxcident *and
neither the audience or the band was
told what had occurred.
"We decided there was no reason to
stop the concert and give the people any
reason to make more trouble," said
He said the four band members were
"absolutely stunned" when told of the
incident later. "They wanted to do all
kinds of things-they wanted to talk to
the parents of the kids," he said.
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Wednesday, December 5, 1979
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