States have been gaining marriage equality at the rate of one or two a week lately, but a few stubborn holdouts may remain a serious challenge.
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Some people support corporal punishment in schools. These people think physical discipline is the only discipline that works on some children. However, virtually everyone can agree physical discipline should not be used against disabled children.
Margaret Heffernan's recent book, Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at Our Peril, explores the many reasons for willful blindness and profiles courageous individuals who saw the facts.
The Supreme Court of the United States just told a sexually assaulted high school girl to shut up and go home.
They didn't say it in those words exac...
Who are the bullies? Have school officials demonstrated they can be trusted to make sound judgments about students' off-campus lives if this is the way they run their schools?
Texas officials violated the spirit and the letter of the Texas Constitution by thwarting the purpose of the money requested by Governor Perry in his July 2009 application and received by Texas.
There are many oil-drenched casualties of the tragedy in the Gulf. It would be a shame if the integrity of the judicial system was one, as well.
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission - duly criticized for clearing the way for runaway corporate mon...
Minor has spent the past three years a political prisoner, left to rot in jail after partisan operatives in the Bush administration targeted him for being the top Democratic funder in Mississippi.
Why has Eric Holder's Justice Department left Paul Minor, Judges Walter Teel and John Whitfield languishing in jail?
Without quid pro quo proof of a deal between donor and recipient, anyone, could be accused of "bribery" just for giving money to a candidate running for office, as Paul Minor was.
What happened to Paul Minor is not only unethical, but also unconstitutional.
This new evidence of misconduct should compel Attorney General Holder to review Minor's case and immediately release him from prison.
Justice Department officials are opposing the release of Paul Minor, the prominent Mississippi trial attorney currently serving 11 years in prison following his selective prosecution by the Bush DOJ.
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