FGM is the forced cutting of the clitoris or labia of young girls – often without anaesthesia – for cultural (non-medical) reasons.
The government has already tried, and failed, at the family detention project.
Is Open Government Partnership a serious effort to build the infrastructure for cleaning up government, or just another public relations campaign?
Rep. McCarthy has a chance to show that his visit to Selma was more than just a photo op.
Republican U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms, North Carloina, tried to have me fired in July 1994 for “promoting the gay agenda.”
Dear Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.); Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Ranking Member Charles Grassley (R-Iowa); and Select Committee on Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (...
Workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is a real and pernicious problem.
Chicago ranks as one of the lowest cities for the number of federal prosecutions of firearm abusers.
The desire to process these children more quickly, then deport them to places where they will face violence and hunger is immoral and inhumane.
Financial vulnerability makes incarceration more likely—while incarceration itself impoverishes families and communities.