We will likely not get a ruling on Aimee Stephens’s case until at least March 2020. Meanwhile, we transgender sit and wait. And we wonder. And we worry. Will the highest court in the land of the free...finally rule that we are full humans? Or will they relegate us to permanent second-class status?
If the Justice Department and the F.B.I. escape their duty and allow the President to exist completely above the law, and with unlimited power, then they are no longer law enforcers; and since they act directly on the President's authority, they are reduced to a criminal syndicate.
The Fiction That Is Ruining Us I took formal civics instruction in 7th Grade and as a Junior in High School in preparation for a graduation requirement: the Citizens'...
Because in the Heller decision the majority extended a right to keep and bear arms to individuals outside of the context of a well-regulated militia, Americans are killing themselves and others with guns at a rate of nearly 40,000 annually, yet lawmakers cannot or will not regulate gun ownership and possession because Heller says they can’t.
Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, surrendered without resistance to police after shoppers and managers at a Wal-Mart panicked despite the fact that everything he was carrying in the open was legal. It is the law itself which is...
If we can't believe that the judiciary is honest, then how can we be expected to believe in anything? How can even the best efforts of police men and women be effective? Where is the deterrent factor?
In a nation that lectures other nations around the world about human rights violations, it is almost laughable that MY basic rights and dignity should even be a subject for debate!
What you see in these RW Republican politicians on most issues is pretty consistent support for allowing the deaths of others to poverty, guns, wars, old age, etc.. Their "pro-life" position on abortion is an anomaly...and that's because to them, this issue isn't really about religious beliefs or compassion, It's about something else far more crass and cynical. It's about power.
If Trump can't be removed from office through impeachment, can't or won't be indicted and won't voluntarily leave the White House even after he's proven to have committed federal crimes...can he be leveraged to resign? The answer to that may be yes.
There's advice given to runners when running a race, you don't slow down until after you've passed the finish line. Voters in America would be wise to take this advice to heart, take nothing for granted, including polls. Vote.