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Though polls consistently show a majority of Americans supporting freedom of choice, abortion rights are facing their greatest attack since the Supreme Court decision Roe V.

One of the many casualties of our national obsession with the war on
Iraq is the emerging crisis of America's public colleges and
universities.

So it looks like Rick Santorum won't go the way of Trent Lott.

By focusing only on the worst-case scenarios regarding the spread
of SARS, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease
Control are trying to control the populace through fear.

When Ayatollah Abdel Majid al-Khoei was stabbed to death earlier this month by a mob in Shiite Islam's holiest mosque, the bloody event was widely described as a blow to the forces of reconciliat

How 'fighting terrorism' became a bludgeon in Bush's assault on labor.

Over dinner recently, a friend of mine mused that "at least it's not as
bad as the McCarthy era." Perhaps not.

As a million Shiite pilgrims streamed toward Karbala shouting, "No to
America, no to Saddam, no to tyranny, no to Israel!" can't you just
imagine the plash of complacent I Told Him So's from th

The arrest and long-term imprisonment of dozens of dissidents in Cuba
and the rapid execution of three men who had attempted to hijack a boat
were deplorable.

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Facebook and Google have been trying to increase diversity for a year, to little result.

June 29, 2015

Bree Newsome showed remarkable political courage. She also perhaps gave a template for reimagining sports.

June 29, 2015

"She acquired a reputation upon the smallest of down payments and then, like the honest debtor she is, set about the unpleasant business of earning the fame she already enjoyed."

June 29, 2015

"The immediate task of suppling military aid falls on us, and there is no question that it will be discharged."

June 27, 2015

Kennedy’s gay marriage ruling may have been schmaltzy, but such sentimentality about marriage enabled today’s triumph.

June 26, 2015

And the GOP presidential contenders are leading the charge.

June 26, 2015

"What the people of the world profoundly desire is something which will not mirror their conflicts but resolve them, which will dispel their fears and satisfy their hopes."

June 26, 2015

"Who shall blame the Sioux for defending themselves, their wives and children, when attacked in their own encampment and threatened with destruction?"

June 25, 2015