The Michigan Daily- Wednesday, October 14, 1992 - Page 3
by Dayv Carrel
and Christine Young
Daily Staff Reporters
Two abortion-rights groups ral-
lied on the Diag yesterday against a
state law that requires parental
consent for abortions.
The National Woman Rights
Organizing Coalition (NWORC)
and Ann Arbor Committee to
Defend Abortion and Reproductive
Rights (CDARR) protested the
Parental Rights Restoration Act,
which the Michigan legislature
CDARR demands free
abortions, opposes any restrictions
on a woman's right to abortion and
supports linking with women,
African Americans and militant.
union organizations to form an
independent political action
Tanya Kappner, CDARR chair,
said the organization wants to
"build a militant women's
movement linking the struggles of
all people under attack."
"We believe in action and
linking the issues of sexism,
homophobia and racism," she
The law requires unmarried
from office space-
Paul Carmouche, U-M alumnus and CDARR member, makes a speech yesterday at noon rally.V
women younger than 18 years of
age to receive written permission
from a parent, guardian, or judge
before getting an abortion, unless
the abortion is performed pursuant
to a "medical emergency."
Paul Carmouche, a member of
CDARR and speaker at the rally,
said, "The main issue here is that
anyone should be allowed to
control their bodies regardless of
Pam Harcourt, a Residential
College junior and member of both
organizations, said, "Young people
have the right to have sex. They
must be responsible for themselves
but this does not mean that
abortions should be a bad, mystical
thing. A fetus is not a life. But the
question of womens' rights is the
NWORC and CDARR have
fought the anti-abortion
organization Operation Rescue
from hindering access to abortion
"We must make sure that the
door is open for women to have
abortions. If people are blocking
abortion clinic's doors, we will
literally use force. We have done it
before and we will continue,"
Students attending the rally had
mixed views about CDARR's
"I have respect for both the pro-
choice and pro-life movement. This
is truly a moral dilemma. I do be-
lieve that parental consent is unnec-
essary because it leads to more
anger between woman and
society," said LSA sophomore
LSA junior Nicole Ury said, "I
totally agree with what the pro-
choice groups are doing. I wish
more people were here because
people don't realize how oppressed
women really are in society."
by Robin Litwin
Daily MSA Reporter
Tempers flared as the Michigan
Student Assembly decided to evict a
student group from their office in the
Michigan Union at last night's
MSA approved office allocations
that excludes the NEED Service,
which previously had an office on
the fourth floor.
The NEED Service is requesting
an injunction from the MSA Central
Judiciary Committee against the al-
location of their office to another
It is also requesting that a full in-
vestigation and disclosure be made
regarding the decision.
According to the request the
NEED Service said the allocation
was made "under suspicious and
However, many assembly mem-
bers said that the group has been an
on-going problem for the assembly,
and their lack of representation at the
meeting did not merit them space
"They are the only group that
we've gotten complaints about. Why
should we give them the space?"
said Engineering Rep. Brian Kight.
"I think we have given them too
much of a break."
"I do not see why the NEED
Service deserves to get special
treatment above any other organiza-;
tion. There are other groups that are
more worthy of the space. The
NEED Service hasn't demonstrated
that they are worthy of space this
year," Kight added.
Communications Chair Steve
"We've tried to work with them
and we are not getting much cooper-
ation," Stark said. "There are so
many other student groups who need
space, and we have the opportunity
to help two more here."
However, other members were
not satisfied with the decision.
"As far as I know we're supposed,
to be serving students, we're nj
supposed to be going around evict,
ing people," said Rackham Rep:_
LSA Rep. Felicia Tripp agreed.
"It seems to me that if someone.
was told, somebody would be here.;
But, it doesn't seem to me that was 7
made clear," Tripp said.
In other business, MSA President
Ede Fox said she met with adminis-,,
trators about the Michigan Union -
weekend entrance policy, but no
changes are planned for the near
ity gives to zoning guideline plan
by Jonathan Berndt The new plan will have to go to In addition, it encourages student curity and safety prob
and Adam Hundley the City Council for final approval. and property owner communication panding bicycle and foo
Daily City Reporters "(The Central Area Plan) is a by urging students to join coordinatiniz efforts N
Fox said there is a meeting for
concerned students Friday regarding
minority concerns with the policy.
lems by ex-
ot patrols and
The city Planning Commission
last night approved guidelines for
future land development in Ann
The commission revised the
Central Area Plan, which outlines
.zoning regulations for housing and
land development, parking regula-
tions, parks and other public areas,
and historic preservation.
It will become part of the city's
Master Plan, which guides future
guideline - all it's used for is to
guide planning commission and City
Council decisions," said Sam Offen,
a member of the commission.
The plan includes strategies to
start special trash pickup in student
neighborhoods during move-out
It provides information about city
services and regulations - such as
recycling, front yard parking and
noisy parties - to students at the
beginning of each school year.
"The plan is unique in that it ad-
dresses a variety of things - land
use is just one," Offen said.
"We added cooperation with the
University of Michigan in the prior-
ity list since the 'U' is such an im-
portant element of the central area,"
said City Planner Andrea Brown, a
staff member of the city planning
The plan also seeks to resolve se-
and U-M police.
The Central Area Plan includes
all of Central Campus and some of
the Athletic Campus, but excludes
North Campus areas.
The plan cites an immediate need
to establish mechanisms by which
the city and university can consider
planning joint decisions.
The commission received input
from the U-M during the plan's
Police fear that rapist
will strike again, widen'
MSU prepares for final presidential debate
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -
Michigan State University is abuzz
with activity as it prepares for next
Monday's debate and the first visit
by a president since Theodore
Roosevelt came to town in 1907.
Workers strung wires and planted
shrubs Tuesday at the university's
Wharton Center, site of the final
face-off between President Bush,
0 Democratic rival Bill Clinton and
independent Ross Perot.
"The excitement is unmatched,"
said Kevin Shaw, spokesperson for
Some 2,000 campaign officials,
journalists and members of the
Commission on Presidential Debates
are expected to converge on the East
Lansing campus and on Lansing, the
The event will cost about
$500,000 to host, but it's expected to
pump $2 million to $3 million into
the local economy.
But to Kathleen Stuart, it's not
quite the same since Michigan State
lost the chance to host the first de-
bate. That Sept. 22 event was scut-
tled after the Bush campaign rejected
the proposed format.
"We were a lot more excited
about it when we were going to have
the first one," said Stuart, a televi-
sion producer and director at the
42,000-student university. "The en-
thusiasm has ebbed somewhat now.
"But we don't know if they're
going to let down their guard and
have a knock-down, drag-out last
debate. It could get pretty
Tickets for the event will be very
hard to come by. University officials
have pressed the presidential debate
panel for 300 student tickets to
Monday's debate, but it's unlikely
that they'll get even 100. For logis-
tics and security reasons, all but 900
seats in the 2,500-seat arena will be
The Wharton Center will host a
Soviet Union band and an opera
production right through Saturday
search for s
by Erin Einhorn
Daily Crime Reporter
Ann Arbor police are widening
the search for the man who raped a
47-year-old woman in Eberwhite
Woods park Sept. 28, after ruling out
Detective Staff Sgt. Thomas
Caldwell said police are concerned
because people who commit large-
scale crimes like this one generally
started with something smaller, and
do not retire after one attack.
"People who get their jollies be-
ing a child molester will continue to
be child molesters," he said. "There
are rare exceptions."
If the man attacks again,
Caldwell said, he will likely attack
another white woman in a similar
He said he suspects some
connection between the assailant and
the man who sexually assaulted a U-
M student in the Ann Arbor
Arboretum in December 1990. There
may also be parallels between this
rape and the one committed against a
woman at Briarwood Mall last year,
"This is strictly a gut reaction,"
Caldwell said the original
suspects were ruled out for various
"We're just going to continue to
follow up leads," he said.
Police received 30 names of pos-
sible suspects Monday from the
Lansing-based Sex Motivated Crime
Files - a statewide computer
database that processes information
about sex-motivated crimes.
They plan to compare these
names with the information from
neighborhood tips to develop a new
list of suspects, Caldwell said.
He also said he plans to contact
the state police and the Federal
Bureau of Investigation for help de-
veloping a psychological profile of
The survivor, who is undergoing
physical therapy in her home, is still
unable to remember anything about
the attack, he said.
The National Rifle Association - which is a non-profit organization - has no position on the Endangered
Species Act, and is not doing anything to block the act's passage. The National Wildlife Federation is not
affiliated with the U-M. The Michigan United Conservation Club is not at odds with the National Wildlife
Federation. The Endangered Species Act has several provisions that provide for other services besides the
protection of animals. Also, yesterday's article about handicap-accessible buildings misidentified Juvenile
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Knowing by heart is not knowing.
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