The wellbeing of children is everybody's business, and everybody should mind that children are staring down the barrel of a glow-in-the-dark cheese doodle or sugar-laden cereal loop at foreshadowed health and foreshortened lives.
This is not as radical an idea as it may sound. The law is fully capable of making and unmaking "persons" in the strictly legal sense. But that would be unlikely to happen with whales, dolphins, or even great apes.
I voted yes on the NATO/G-8 Ordinance, proposed by Mayor Emanuel, today. While my original position was to vote against this ordinance, my opinion changed over the last two days, because of the changes made to the original proposal.
The O'Reillys are an Irish Catholic family, and suddenly this summer their inn became the subject of a federal lawsuit and a vicious Internet posting campaign for its decision to deny a lesbian couple its grounds for their marriage rite.
The decision by a Bemidji, MN city manager to decision to remove a sexually suggestive statue from public view is a reminder that, when it comes to censorship and the arts, that none of us should ever sleep easily.
Free speech is meaningless if only one position has access to the public square. It's incumbent upon CBS to revise its practices so that those of us with stories about the benefits of abortion can do so in programming and advertising.