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The Republican 'Religious Liberty' Tactic

Bob Burnett | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Despite the Obergefell v Hodges decision, it will take a while before same-sex couples receive fair and cordial treatment in all fifty states.

The SCOTUS Should Stop Overprotecting the Rich and the Powerful: They Don't Need the Help

Eric Segall | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Eric Segall

The biggest winner in the Supreme Court over the last few years has been the United States Chamber of Commerce. The Roberts Court is simply carrying on a long and sorry tradition of the Justices favoring the rich and the powerful against the poor and the weak.

Maverick Minister And Civil Rights Leader Dies

AP | Posted 06.05.2013 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Rev. Will Campbell, a white minister who drew acclaim for his involvement in the civil rights movement, has died at the age of...

For Unsolved Civil Rights Era Killers Time Is Formidable Accomplice

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 01.07.2012 | Crime
Brian Levin, J.D.

Time is quickly running out to right the wrongs of a bygone era where the most vicious form of violence and hate ran rampant with seeming impunity.

25 Years On: Rev. M.L. King Day Yields Hope & Much Unfinished

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Milestones not only tell us how far we've come, they illustrate how far we still have to go. For the 25th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday there is much to celebrate, but so much more to be done.

CONTROVERSY: Will Canada, U.S. Deny Iran A Seat On Powerful UN Board For Women's Rights?

Globe and Mail | JOANNA SLATER AND CAMPBELL CLARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's controversial bid to join the board of a powerful new United Nations agency promoting equality for women is running into intense resistance fro...

The Genius of Glenn Beck: Pushing Rivals to Restore His Ratings and Relevance in Rally Coverage

Eric Deggans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Deggans

If CNN wanted to serve its brand as an unbiased news source, it had to cover Beck's rally significantly. Indeed, as the rally was unfolding Saturday, C-SPAN and CNN covered the rally more than Fox News.