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Chain migration: Compassionate policy or opening the immigration floodgates?

Immigration reduction advocates blame chain migration for exploding the numbers of legal immigrants in this country. Reform advocates say it’s a pillar of the country’s immigration policy that helps families … Click to Continue »

Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deported

Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where … Click to Continue »

There Are Huge Obstacles To Casting A Ballot In Alabama's Special Election

Advocates are worried the state's voter ID law, and confusion over another law, will suppress voter turnout.

New Mexico AG, others support proposed wind farms

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, consumer advocates and others have reached a settlement with Xcel Energy over the utility's plans to add more wind power for customers in New … Click to Continue »

Will Religious Freedom Advocates Oppose Roy Moore?

Next week, the people of Alabama may elect an alleged (but based on numerous, credible reports) pedophile to the US Senate

Some glitches seen in deadline week for 'Obamacare' sign-ups

Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience. In … Click to Continue »

The Battle (And Now A Petition) To Remove Statues In New York City

18 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

In a city with more than 800 public monuments, four in particular have irked artists and academics, who have signed a public petition. The 500 signatories are advocating for the removal of monuments of Christopher Columbus, James Marion Sims, Theodore Roosevelt and one adjoined honouring Philippe Pétain and Pierre Laval. “For too long, they have generated […]

Trump’s Jerusalem decision is a foreign policy move without purpose

Contrary to passionate advocates on both sides who paint President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as either a master stroke or a catastrophe, we’ve suggested that it is less than meets the eye — and indicative of a non-policy-based foreign policy. It’s reassuring that two highly respected foreign policy gurus concur: JOHN DICKERSON: […]

Woman Arrested After Leaving Nonverbal Autistic Child Alone In Cold Vehicle For Hours While Playing Bingo

A woman from Baker, LA faces charges after leaving a nonverbal autistic child inside of a truck in 35-degree weather for several hours while she played Bingo on Friday. According to The Advocate, it was around 4:45 p.m. when someoneShow More Summary

Guns Aren’t A Bulwark Against Tyranny: The Rule Of Law Is

So says Michael Shermer of Skeptic magazine: Gun-rights advocates also make the grandiose claim that gun ownership is a deterrent against tyrannical governments. Indeed, the wording of the Second Amendment makes this point explicitly: “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and […]

Hey, Bisexual Community, It’s Time We Forgave Dan Savage

Hey, Bisexual Community, It’s Time We Forgave Dan Savage In the past, Dan Savage has said ignorant and offensive things about bisexuality, but he has since apologized and is now one of our greatest advocates Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Advocates: NY must invest more in housing for mentally ill

Advocates for New Yorkers with mental illness say the state is falling behind on investments in community housing for this vulnerable group. Legislators have scheduled a hearing Monday to examine … Click to Continue »

Public Access to Sabinoso Wilderness Achieved

Public lands sportsmen among loudest advocates for deal that opens previously inaccessible New Mexico wilderness LAS VEGAS, N.M. – Public lands sportsmen and women are celebrating as a deal is inked that will open the Sabinoso Wilderness in northeastern New Mexico to the public for the first time. Show More Summary

The one (totally affordable!) beauty product Meghan Markle never flies without

Move over, Kate—there's another royal beauty icon in town. Between appearing on the TV show Suits, blogging about food and fashion, and advocating for women at the UN, it's safe to say that Meghan Markle's agenda makes her a frequent patron of harsh, dry airplane cabins. Show More Summary

Letitia James spent $750G in taxpayer matching funds in easy race

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

City Public Advocate Letitia James burned through nearly all of the more than $750,000 in taxpayer matching funds in a lopsided race.

Early thoughts on aviation

There was the ever-present worry that aircraft would make war even more horrific.  Some called for the international control of aviation to prevent its misuse.  A few even advocated the complete destruction of all aircraft on the grounds that even civilian machines could be adapted for war. Show More Summary

New delegates push for more transparency, stronger FOIA laws in Virginia

Advocates say the state’s public-records law has too many exemptions and charges far too much. 

'I Don’t See Much Mercy in Donald Trump or Jeff Sessions'

Why clemency advocates don’t have high hopes under the current administration

HRC Commemorates Human Rights Day with Advocates & Allies of the Year Awards

Post submitted by Jay Gilliam, HRC Global Senior Global Programs Officer On December 10, HRC commemorates Human Rights Day, marking the date in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Show More Summary

DON’T FORGET THE SECURITY ADVANTAGES: Spread the swamp? Trump administration wants to move governme…

DON’T FORGET THE SECURITY ADVANTAGES: Spread the swamp? Trump administration wants to move government offices out of Washington Advocates for this idea neglect perhaps its most important aspect, the way it would make the federal government much more resilient in the aftermath of a catastrophic terrorist attack on Washington, D.C., such as a dirty bomb or […]

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