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  • School-lunch prayer, pro-lifers, and the rich: Letters

    Regarding the article "Was 5-year-old told not to pray? Parents say yes — school unsure" in Wednesday's Sentinel about the parents who were upset about their child allegedly being told not to pray before lunch at Carillon Elementary School in...
  • High court tilts politics toward fat cats: Editorial

    High court tilts politics toward fat cats: Editorial
    It was four decades ago, after the Watergate scandal, that Congress passed a landmark set of campaign-finance reforms to help restore public faith in government and reduce the risk of more corruption. Too bad the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority...
  • Anita Hill reflects on her fateful testimony, 23 years later

    SEATTLE Back in 1993, I rounded a corner of a Laguna Beach, Calif., grocery store and walked straight into Anita Hill. We both stopped in our tracks. She looked slightly panicked, like someone had turned on a light in a room, and all she wanted was the...
  • Appeals court upholds New York City ban on worship services in schools

    NEW YORK — A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a New York City regulation banning religious worship services inside school buildings after hours was constitutional. In a 2-1 decision, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the New...
  • Texas executes serial killer with state's new drug supply

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A serial killer was put to death Thursday in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyers' demand that the state release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug. Tommy Lynn Sells, 49, was the first...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 05

    Chicago's roads In most cases, when you see a car swerving, you would assume the person behind the wheel is either texting or intoxicated. In Chicago, cars swerving in their lanes is completely normal because of the thousands of potholes that have...
  • The Supremes Strike Again

    The Supremes Strike Again
    What with the United States Supreme Court’s ruling on campaign money, it’s time to bring back the Billionaires Club. I’ve changed the perspective a bit. Instead of passively watching the scene between we the peeps and our wealthy...
  • Same-sex couples can now apply for Medicare, Sebelius announced Thursday

    Same-sex couples can now apply for Medicare, Sebelius announced Thursday
     U.S. Health and Human Services issued a statement Thursday saying that thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year that deemed part of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, same-sex couples who might have been ineligible can now apply for...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Did the Supreme Court 'open the floodgates' for unlimited campaign contributions?

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled 5-4 that a cap on the total amount of money donors can give to political campaigns so-called "aggregate contribution limits" are unconstitutional. Such limits, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the majority in...
  • Campaign finance reform takes a new hit from Supreme Court

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, April 3: The rich get richer, and the rich get more latitude to pour more of their money into American elections. That's the effective outcome of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision...
  • Really, justices? Even more money in politics?

    On Wednesday, conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court continued their project of undermining reasonable attempts by Congress to limit the corrupting influence of money in election campaigns. The same 5-4 majority that lifted limits on corporate...