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The constitutional right to education is long overdue

Public school funding has shrunk over the past decade. School discipline rates reached historic highs. Large achievement gaps persist. And the …

Why states should be able to legalize pot and gambling

As a candidate for the GOP presidential nomination, Chris Christie promised to stop states like Colorado from legalizing marijuana. As governor of …

Guns

The Electoral College Isn't the Problem: It's Our Education

Posted: Dec 07, 2017 11:27 AM<p>More than a year after the 2016 presidential election, supporters of Hillary Clinton continue to question that contest’s …

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Through judicial amendment. the Supreme Court has made Article V of the Constitution an afterthought. Can we restore the Framers’ vision?<p>Since the …

Black History

Without Concealed-Carry Reciprocity, Self-Defense Is Second-Class Right

When civil rights advocates on the Left speak of the Bill of Rights, they are generally not referring to all ten amendments. The Ninth and Tenth are …

6 things to watch in the Alabama Senate election Tuesday

CLOSE<p>Alabama voters are getting a recorded phone call of President Donald Trump saying he needs Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate. The …

Republicans

Fifty-six female Democratic lawmakers ask House to investigate Trump sexual misconduct claims

More than 50 female Democratic lawmakers on Monday asked the House oversight committee to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump.<p>In a letter to committee chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the Democratic Women’s …

Donald Trump

Poll: Doug Jones leads Roy Moore by 10 in Alabama. Other polls: actually, Moore’s winning.

It all comes down to turnout assumptions.<p>Polling in the final week of the Alabama Senate special election has been all over the place. Four polls have shown Roy Moore leading by between 4 and 9 points. One new one, from Fox News, shows Democrat Doug Jones with a 10-point lead. And another, from …

Government

Women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct speak out

Four women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct before he took office called on Congress to investigate the allegations as America's watershed #MeToo moment continues to unfold.<p>Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks, appearing together on "Megyn Kelly …

Donald Trump

Sarah Sanders just made a hugely offensive allegation against the media

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders isn't a big fan of the media.<p>Which is, of course, her right. The relationship between any White House and any press corps tasked with covering that White House is almost always fraught and fractious.<p>But, on Monday, Sanders made an accusation that …

Donald Trump

Doug Jones fail: "The entire Democratic Party is trash"

Today is the last full day of campaigning in the Alabama special Senate election and the Real Clear Politics polling average has Roy Moore up by 3.8. …

Democratic Party

America Is Heading for an Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis

White House lawyer Ty Cobb has been attempting to keep the First Client in check by telling him that Robert Mueller’s investigation will soon be over …

Roy Moore Called for U.S. Constitution to Be Stripped Back and Wants to Know What ‘Really Happened’ on 9/11

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore said in a 2011 interview that removing amendments to the U.S. Constitution after the 10th Amendment would …

Obama Endorses Alabama Senate Candidate Doug Jones & The Way He Did It Is Clearly Directed At Trump

In an eleventh hour pitch to Alabama voters, former President Barack Obama has recorded a robocall for Doug Jones, urging Alabamans to vote for the …

Roy Moore

‘Sickening’: First Nations left empty-handed as environmentalist pressure kills B.C. energy projects

Ellis Ross is filled with gut-wrenching dread as several major proposed energy projects unravel in British Columbia.<p>The former chief counsellor of …

Commentary: Trump’s action to cut Bears Ears is a historic injustice

We are still reeling from the news that President Trump is attempting to cut the size of the Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent. By revoking …

Forests
South Carolina

Trump plan on Utah monuments draws 5,000 protesters

Thousands rallied outside Utah's Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, protesting President Donald Trump’s expected plan to shrink two national monuments in one of America's most scenic states.<p>The Utah Highway Patrol estimated the crowd to be about 5,000 people, the Salt Lake Tribune …

Forests

Democrat Andrew White officially announces for Texas governor

CLOSE<p>The centrist Democrat and son of a former governor is trying to win over his left-leaning political party.<p>The son of the late former Gov. Mark …

Government

White House: We look forward to U.S. athletes participating in the Winter Olympics in South Korea

With due respect to Jazz, not only do I not understand the argument against competing, I don’t know why we’re talking about it. If the U.S. is …

How Trump’s Presidency Hurts People Outside Of The US

When you get caught up in what the Trump administration is doing at home, it can be hard to think about anything else. However, Americans aren't the …

Trump Administration

Civil Rights Commission Takes on Issue of Minorities in Special Education

<i>Washington</i><p>The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights—an agency with no policymaking power but with a potent megaphone—took on the complex issue of minority …

Human Rights

Veterinarians Urge FDA To Allow Research On Medicinal Marijuana For Pets

Veterinarians are aiming to push for more research to be conducted on the use of medicinal marijuana for pets, according to reports. Due to the lack …

Lesvos Earthquake Victims Asked to Pay Property Tax

Another case of bureaucratic inefficiency was recorded this week, when earthquake-stricken inhabitants of Lesvos island are obliged to pay ENFIA …

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Net Neutrality

There's more to evidence-based policies than data: why it matters for healthcare

A critical part of reaching the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals in 13 years’ time is to ensure that everyone can access equitable and …

Health Care