The Washington Post this week reminds readers that abortion rights can't defend themselves. Apparently if Democrats and Pro-Choice groups do not keep an extremely watchful eye on their anti-abortion counterparts, those rights, or at least the ability to exercise them, can vanish quickly.
Republicans in the
When I was a third-grader in public school (in Long Beach, NY) our class play was Johnny Tremain -- the story of a 14 year old boy caught up in the American Revolution. I decided to take the book version out of the school
Which is more terrifying: the imminent threat of an attack on American soil or a steady but intangible loss of civil liberties in the name of national security?
This lesser-of-two-evils debate will take center stage in the controversial "terror trials" of Guantanamo detainees that kicked off
It is the height of folly to make hard and fast predictions about the impact of freshly minted Supreme Court decisions, especially when the Court announces a new standard. Yet it is safe to predict that Ricci v. DeStefano, while not as
When he left Congress in 1901, George White, an African American Republican from Tarboro, North Carolina, announced that it was “perhaps the Negro’s temporary farewell to Congress.” Mr. White’s premonition was right. Voters from North Carolina would not send another African