Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate have rallied together to put forward legislation that will reframe how we approach the crisis of child trafficking.
America has become a nation in which those who wish to exercise their First Amendment rights are subject to systematic government intimidation and where citizens face harassment and threats based on their beliefs.
The greatest acts of courage come from the people who have the most to lose.
“Better to be a dictator than gay.” That was Alexander Lukashenko, the leader of Belarus, responding in 2012 to Guido Westerwelle, Germany’s openly gay foreign minister, who had dubbed Lukashenko “Europe’s last dictator.”
They both had a point. In Belarus, it’s probably better to be Lukashenko than anyone else, gay or straight. And Lukashenko, now in his 20th year of authoritarian rule, is indeed a dictator. He also happens to be the host of this year’s International Ice Hockey Federation’s world championship tournament.
Pressures for change are mounting in India, Brazil and South Africa.
The insulting, xenophobic, hate-filled response from the right to Jeb Bush's remarks has pushed the GOP’s very real existential dilemma back into the spotlight.
The IOC should amend Principle 6 to express explicit support for the human rights of all.
We were inspired by Pope Francis, who, in his first trip outside Rome, visited the Italian island of Lampedusa, the island in which migrants from Africa attempt to reach Europe.
Why is the DOJ using its discretion to criminalize and prosecute ordinary immigrants?
For millions of other Americans, a pro bono lawyer represents their best chance to enter a courtroom, or to avoid it.