Before critics of the NRA dismiss the idea of armed security personnel in schools, they should be careful not to fall prey to the same reflexive, fanatical thinking of which they accuse staunch opponents.
Despite the myth that promoting strict gun laws can be political suicide, thanks to the courage of leaders and supporters of sensible gun laws, the gun lobby doesn't make much of a difference on who wins and loses elections.
Step Up is one example of many outstanding, local permanent supportive housing providers transforming lives and neighborhoods and it deserves recognition and the backing of governments and the private sector.
The Clinton Global Initiative is a magnificent prelude to the meetings to be held later in the week with the Chinese government and other world leaders at the United Nations. This is a true gesture of unity.