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History Proves Travel Bans Are Based On Fear, Not Facts

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living

On October 16, more than 40 members of Congress went on record seeking a travel ban against individuals from Ebola-afflicted West Africa, despite caut...

Marco Rubio To Propose Ebola Travel Ban Legislation

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced on Monday that he plans to introduce legislation that would temporarily ban U.S. visas for nationals...

Friday Talking Points -- Don't Panic

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

That headline, of course, quotes the cover to the fictional Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: "Don't Panic." This week, it seems like timely advice, as the news media and American politicians go into full-blown panic mode over one death and two illnesses within the United States.

Plane Diverted After Ebola Virus Reclines in Seat

Spencer Green | Posted 10.17.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Global Odyssey Worldwide Travel Flight 416 from West Africa to New York was forced to divert to Italy when passenger William Lockhold objected to the Ebola virus in front of him reclining in its seat.

Former Bush Official Sees Problems With Ebola Travel Ban

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former HHS secretary under President George W. Bush says he sees "lots of problems" with using travel bans to contain diseases li...

Arthur Delaney

Obama Administration Dislikes Bobby Jindal's Travel Ban Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is not on board with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's (R) proposal to ban travel from Ebola-stricken countries. ...

How Many Watch Lists Fit on the Head of a Pin?

Peter Van Buren | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Despite years of effort by the DOJ, Rahinah Ibrahim won her lawsuit. However, in our evolving post-Constitutional era, what that "victory" revealed should unnerve those who claim that if they are innocent, they have nothing to fear.

Why CEOs Oppose HIV Travel Bans: They’re Bad for Business

Chip Bergh | Posted 01.28.2013 | Impact
Chip Bergh

More than 30 million people could be denied entry, detained or deported from 45 countries worldwide. They are neither terrorists, criminals nor drug dealers. The reason? They live with HIV.

Ai Weiwei Vows to Continue His Stand

The Guardian | 51min Ago | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts

A year ago tomorrow, I was released from more than two months of secret detention. Police told me today that they have lifted my bail conditions. I am...

Now Is the Time to Change U.S. Cuba Policy

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The restriction on American travel to Cuba not only limits our freedom, it actually prevents the presumed goal of our policy to open up Cuba. That's just plain dumb. And the same goes for our economic "boycott".

Korea Maintains Mandatory HIV Testing Despite Lifting Travel Ban

Michael Solis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Solis

Despite lifting the travel ban on HIV-positive foreigners, South Korea maintains the ability to deport or fire foreigners who test positive. This jingoistic policy needs to end.

Cuba at a Crossroads

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Bruno Sanz

TO THE HONORABLE BARACK OBAMA, 44TH PRESIDENT OF...