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  • Tribune wrong on professor

    It’s always disturbing when a newspaper embraces the repression of free speech, but the Tribune’s editorial (Sept. 11) endorsing the dismissal of Steven Salaita by the University of Illinois is particularly disheartening. According to the...
  • New Jersey 'gay conversion therapy' ban is upheld

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld New Jersey's ban on counseling intended to change the sexual orientation of gay and lesbian children. By a 3-0 vote, a panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the ban, which...
  • Catholic League quits St. Patrick's Day Parade after ban on gays ends

    A New York City Catholic group has pulled out of next year's St. Patrick's Day parade, just a week after parade officials decided to allow a gay rights group to march in the event under its own banner. The Catholic League For Religious and Civil Rights,...
  • Catholic League quits New York City's St. Patrick parade after gay decision

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A conservative Roman Catholic group severed its 20-year ties with the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade on Thursday, a week after event organizers took the unprecedented step of allowing a gay group to march under its own...
  • Gamergate-related controversy reveals ugly side of gaming community

     
    THE PLAYER This column is usually dedicated to discussing video games, but in the past week and a half, you’d […]...
  • Democrats attack Bondi over gay-marriage fight

    Democrats attack Bondi over gay-marriage fight
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has used her first term in office to go on the offensive against synthetic drugs, prescription-pill mills and human trafficking. But all summer, she has been playing defense on another topic: her...
  • Obama unveils strategy against Islamic State: How did we get here?

    Obama unveils strategy against Islamic State: How did we get here?
    President Obama on Wednesday unveiled his strategy to defeat the extremist group Islamic State "wherever they exist."  For a president who has prided himself on ending the war in Iraq, it is a problem with no easy solutions. He must consider an...
  • Don't use religion to cloak bias toward LGBT families

    Don't use religion to cloak bias toward LGBT families
    Growing up with two moms in the San Francisco Bay Area, I thought a family was defined by loud dinners, birthday parties, overprotective parents and unconditional love. Then, when I was 7 years old, a girl in my class told me I couldn't sit with her and...
  • Obama's strategy against Islamic State

    Remarks as Delivered: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL. As Commander-in-Chief, my highest...
  • Broward a target in same-gender class controversy

    Broward a target in same-gender class controversy
    Are same-gender classrooms, offered at six public schools in Broward County, a way to address differences in how boys and girls learn, or are they discriminatory and ineffective? The Broward school system has become embroiled in this controversy after...
  • Mailbag: Including 'God' is a matter of collective will

    Exercising my freedom of speech as a American, I can say that removing the word God from our Pledge of Allegiance or desecrating our flag as freedom of expression are not constitutional rights. That the will of an atheistic minority be imposed upon the...