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The authors of Parent Trigger Laws will say their intent is to empower parents. But, as with so many things, good intentions alone do not translate into good actions.
A vast majority of them were brought to America through no fault of their own. But they have grown up as Americans and know about the country they came from only through stories their parents tell them. Are we to leave them to live in the shadows?
The Obama of national security is accountable, responsible, and when necessary, culpable. But when last week told a tale of two scandals that air of accountability emptied out of the Obama administration.
Did you know that Apple Computer was a foreign entity? Did you know that it's more Irish than anything else, at least as far as...
Now, a new poll released in Oregon shows that the locals do seem to know more about the political climate for legalization here, with an astounding 57 percent of likely 2014 voters supporting a specific tax and regulate proposal for marijuana legalization.
This week the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America will vote to recommend including gay scouts while excluding gay adult leaders. That the BSA is even considering a reversal of its ban on gay scouts reflects our country's evolution on LGBT equality over the last 12 months.
I could not have imagined on Nov. 19, 1998, that within ten years, an African American would be elected president, and my ideological allies would respond with a rhetorical and political assault that made my own attacks on Judge Tauro look polite by comparison.
Tens of millions of Americans turned out to vote for a New New Deal in 2008. We turned out to vote against the nefarious budget-slashing of Mitt Romney in 2012. And what did we get?
When officers from York Regional Police's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Bureau paid a visit to the Chabad @ Flamingo Synagogue in Thornhill, Ontario to discourage...
Have you noticed that when it comes to food policy, the U.S. Congress isn't always an unflinching champion of the public interest? Today, you have an opportunity to do something about that.
As it currently stands, undocumented immigrants all across the country are weary of talking to the police. To get a sense for how immigration reform can abate this, just look at the case study of New Haven, CT.
There is perhaps no other fundamental right that is under more ferocious attack than the right of reproductive choice -- and we need you to help us fight back now.
His new running mate E. W. Jackson makes Ken Cuccinelli look like Mike Bloomberg. The more time the media and oppo-researchers spend digging up old statements of Jackson's (and there is already a goldmine out there), the more normal -- and electable -- Cuccinelli looks.
Lois Lerner represents the power of the state. She is not taking a noble stand against unjust government authority -- she is protecting those who are even more powerful than herself. We should not see her as a brave "victim."
I can't be silent when -- at a time of need for care, empathy, and community -- my colleagues in the Oklahoma state legislature are using the last days of session to further restrict Oklahoma women's access to health care.
In a recent speech to the American Educational Research Association, Secretary Arne Duncan asked the assembled researchers to think about developing valid assessments of children's non-cognitive skills.
We must continue to fight every step of the way to ensure immigration reform achieves a roadmap to citizenship for immigrants and an immigration process that respects the civil rights and liberties of immigrants, including women in deportation proceedings.
If you've noticed the rhetoric about the Keystone pipeline heating up lately, it's because the folks at the American Petroleum Institute are getting nervous. Fighting a four-year PR battle against the reality of climate change isn't easy, so API brought in the big guns.
It will take civic change in many settings -- not simply in government -- to reinvent citizenship.