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  • Orange government lawyers fail to kill Latino voting-rights suit

    Orange government lawyers fail to kill Latino voting-rights suit
    A federal judge ruled against Orange County government lawyers today and allowed a lawsuit to proceed that alleges elected officials diluted Latino voting strength in its latest redistricting effort. "We're going to trial," said Juan Cartagena, president...
  • LBJ's Civil Rights Act saved America

    LBJ's Civil Rights Act saved America
    Fifty years later, it's hard to imagine the enactment of the Civil Rights Act by today's polarized Congress. Maybe, as the old saying goes, today's fighting is so vicious because the stakes are so small. We Americans appear to fight less among ourselves...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Hartford Teen Shares Amazing Summer Leadership Experience

    Hartford teen and Watkinson School senior Tianna Edwards participated in a life-changing summer experience. Tianna was accepted into Leadership Greater Hartford's Summer Nexus program, a week-long leadership program for urban and suburban youth, grades 10...
  • Left's thought police on patrol

    Left's thought police on patrol
    WASHINGTON — Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which...
  • For gay couples, love can bring many challenges

    For gay couples, love can bring many challenges
    If you are in the mood for a great love story — and who isn't — we've got a terrific one for you. Look no further than the Lifestyle section of today's Sun Sentinel. There, you will find poignant words by reporter Diane Lade and images...
  • Leftist thought police looking to lock up opposing notions

    Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that...
  • Five questions for equal pay advocate Deborah Eisenberg

    Five questions for equal pay advocate Deborah Eisenberg
    Deborah Eisenberg started her law career as a litigator who loved the "thrill of the battle," standing up for the disadvantaged and less powerful. But when it comes to resolving disputes, sometimes she says it's better to talk it out. Eisenberg, a...
  • Christian student club accuses Lake County Schools of discrimination

    Christian student club accuses Lake County Schools of discrimination
    The Fellowship of Christian Athletes club members and their school adviser are suing the Lake County school district, accusing school leaders of denying their right to free speech and religion. Club members at Mount Dora High School have been forbidden...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Comedian Chris Doucette To Perform At Quinnipiac University on April 16

    Comedian Chris Doucette, who has written jokes for Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, will perform on Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Clarice L. Buckman Theater on Quinnipiac University's Mount Carmel Campus. His performance is part of the...
  • Democrats' voting-rights bills go nowhere fast

    Democrats' voting-rights bills go nowhere fast
    TALLAHASSEE — It was an entirely predictable result. With three weeks left before the Florida Legislature calls it quits, a raft of Democratic-sponsored bills making it easier to vote is basically parked in the dead-letter office of the Capitol....
  • A dose of Common sense

    A dose of Common sense
    Lonnie Lynn led his son to believe that his middle name, Rashid, means childhood love. Turns out, that's not true. But that didn't stop Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., better known by his stage name, Common, from running with it. "I believe that love is the...