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Mariana Katzarova has been involved with V-Day since 2001, when she brought it to her home country, Bulgaria.

When I was quite young, my entire image of marriage was filtered through the bible of Bride Magazine.

Quack, quack. So much for the constitutionally mandated separation of powers.

On February 3 a law enforcement official working with the Joint Terrorism Task Force in Des Moines served a subpoena on Drake University seeking records on its student chapter of the National Law

The call by George W. Bush for major reform of our failed immigration policy was undoubtedly made with election-year eyes fixed on the growing Latino vote.

There's a wonderful children's story by Roald Dahl titled Fantastic Mr. Fox. Mr. Fox is a wily fellow whose record of chicken theft has driven three local farmers to the point of madness.

Here comes the sequel to the Scalia Clones and Thomas Clowns.

The US prison system is exacting an increasingly heavy toll, both financial and human.

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Advocates are pleading Obama to suspend the deportations of those who would gain status under a new immigration bill.

May 13, 2013

The question we are avoiding: Is the right to bear arms worth all the death?

May 10, 2013

Two Guatemalan immigrants apparently commited suicide just two days apart at an Arizona detention center. Some are wondering if their deaths were hate crimes.

May 9, 2013

Meanwhile, Republicans oppose green cards for same-sex couples.

May 8, 2013

The former Black Panther has become the first woman placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist list and reminds us that the struggle for freedom is far from over. 

May 7, 2013

The state’s recent legislation turns its gun-buyback program into a recycling initiative and underscores the necessity for federal action. 

May 2, 2013

An aggressive, racially charged stop-and-frisk captured on audio helped raise the debate about the police tactic.

May 2, 2013

We can’t let our discomfort with teen sex trump young people’s right to reproductive health.

May 1, 2013

The interactive La Ruta dramatizes an experience that many immigrants know too well—and senators could learn from.

April 30, 2013

The New York Times columnist chastises President Obama for his failure to deal with other pols, ignoring the huge flaws of a system based on silent filibusters and fundraisers.

April 25, 2013