There was already a bustle forming outside the final Arkansas senate debate for Senator Mark Pryor and Representative Tom Cotton at the University of Arkansas Global Campus before it even started.
On Monday, Oct. 6, the Supreme Court denied review of five cases seeking the freedom to marry, leaving standing marriage victories in several federal circuits and opening the door to the freedom to marry in many more states, while deferring for another day the national resolution that Freedom to Marry, businesses, elected officials, and families across the country had urged now.
What are the origins of American violence? Is peace possible? To investigate these questions, we must first look backwards.
No one should have the right to out another person, celebrity or other, as gay.
It’s way past time to put on the pads, guys. We’ve got to put our shoulders to the wheel of change if we’re going to stop domestic and sexual violence. Are you ready to suit up for the big game? Except, of course, it ain’t no game; the lives of our daughters and sisters, wives and mothers are on the line.
There are multiple drivers for crime, just look at Wall Street and Washington D.C., but a significant proportion of crime has roots in poverty.
More than 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 25 and 60 will be poor for at least a year. Over the same period, more than half will be poor or nearly poor, with income at 150 percent of the poverty line, or about $27,000 annually for a family of three.
Broader lessons from Ferguson are of violence, poverty and justice. We must think harder, and ask bigger questions.
The latest scandal to rock Hollywood hit the internet a couple of days ago.
Right now, though, there are pictures coming out of Ferguson that are virtually indistinguishable from the civil rights movement.