The recent decision from the U.S. Supreme Court striking down Roe v. Wade creates more questions than answers.
As a teacher, when the idea of arming teachers was proposed a few years ago, I didn’t think it was serious and enjoyed the jokes, even though some of the humor was dark.
Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the longstanding Roe v. Wade case, which had made abortion legal throughout the United States. This ruling will allow states to enact rigid regulations or make abortion illegal.
As an adopted child raised in a Catholic family with other adopted children, the issue over whether Roe v. Wade should be overturned has been fiercely contested among us literally our entire lives.
I did not fully grasp until the recent action by the U.S. Supreme Court on Roe v. Wade what a watershed decision this is for our country. The legal implications for our future go very far beyond the issue of abortion and the rights of women to the heart of our democratic system.
Martin Walker, the gifted former Washington correspondent of The Guardian, used to start his speeches saying that the Fourth of July wasn’t a time for sorrow for him, as it was a time when good British yeomen farmers in the colonies revolted against a German king and his German mercenaries.
Seven years ago, President Barack Obama tried, and failed, to get Congress to pass the Clean Power Plan. The proposal included regulations that would have shut down coal-fired power plants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
It is almost conventional wisdom to say that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine marks a turning point in the next major conflict between liberal democracies and authoritarian regimes. But Russia’s aggression did not happen in a vacuum, even though it is a visible milestone. Vladimir Putin’s unjust…
The COVID-19 pandemic was the first exposure to online lesson delivery for many parents, students and even teachers themselves — but it was a far cry from a real, proven, virtual education. Families and faculty were thrown into an emergency remote teaching situation in the midst of a global …
William Alpert, the associate professor emeritus at the University of Connecticut whose, “A perfect storm for US on energy” op-ed appeared in the Gazette-Mail recently, is part of a group of economists who for the last 50 years have been lending scholarly gravitas to the dumb ideas of the ub…
Congress has an opportunity to pass legislation that benefits all local citizens, businesses and even protects our democracy. The Local Journalism Sustainability Act, should be included as part of any upcoming reconciliation bill that Congress is considering. The sustainability act is a well…
After serving 20 years as Marine Corps intelligence officer and five years as the Commissioner of Agriculture, it’s easy to identify trends that have the potential to affect the security of the United States.
The battle for Iwo Jima was a seminal event of World War II. American forces were fighting their way closer to Japan, but Japanese fighter planes taking off from the Pacific island were intercepting American bombers.
“Man-made climate change is real and it’s a serious threat to our citizens, to our economy, to our environment and to our national security.” — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., in an opening statement to Senate Energy Committee, March 2019.
Chris Jacobs, a congressman from New York, uttered the unthinkable on national television the other day: “I’m now the only Republican that’s come out and said I’m in favor of an assault weapon ban.”