GRCC In the News, 9-23-14

Crowd gives Carters a warm welcome in G.R.

Sept. 23, 2014; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) — Hundreds of people waited in line Monday afternoon to see former President Jimmy Carter and the former First Lady Rosalynn Carter talk about their work around the world helping to eliminate disease, hunger, and discrimination against woman and the mentally ill.

Former President Carter on LGBT Rights: Jesus didn’t discriminate

Sept. 23, 2014; MLive (video)

Former President Jimmy Carter talks about fair rights for Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual people at Grand Rapids Community College.

Why Jimmy Carter wants to ‘shock people into taking action’ to improve women’s rights

Sept. 22, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Speaking Monday at Grand Rapids Community College, former President Jimmy Carter said women’s rights are being ignored around the globe, from income inequality and sexual assault in the U.S. to a lack of education and health care in Third World countries.

Jimmy Carter Speaks In Grand Rapids, Says Civilians At Risk If U.S. Bombs Islamic State

Sept. 22, 2014; CBS Detroit

GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — A U.S. bombing attack against the Islamic State forces in Iraq could end up killing more civilians than militants unless there are American spotters on the ground, former President Jimmy Carter said Monday during an appearance at a community college in western Michigan.

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