Declaration of Independence
Separatists in California are attempting to split off from urban coastal areas and form a “New California.”
That's bad enough. But Trump compounds the outrageousness by directly citing Thomas Jefferson as rationale for the move. While
The Supreme Court could use another justice like Clarence Thomas, and so could the American people. Let's hope that President
#5: A Painting in the Couch Cushions Have you ever lost something between the couch cushions? In 2007, an unnamed German
As we celebrate America's independence, we can best express our patriotism by uniting together in steadfast solidarity against bigotry and xenophobia. That is the first step to fulfilling the promises of the Declaration of Independence, safeguarding our Constitution, and preserving the founding ideals of our nation.
The time for silence and patience is long gone. Congressmen Lewis and his colleagues have vowed to keep going with their fight as soon as the House returns from its July 4th recess. We must stand with them as they continue to get into "good trouble."
Let us celebrate the Declaration of Independence that brought America into being. And especially now, at a time when mockery, derision, scorn, and contempt dominate our public discourse, let all Americans affirm the central truth of the Declaration: We are all children of God and equal in God's sight.
Understanding The Second Amendment: Why Yesterday's Rights About Guns And Militias Don't Make Sense Today
The right of militias, which were made up of individuals in towns all over the thirteen colonies, to own guns makes a lot of sense when understood in historical context.
In the past year, we have seen a welcome surge, prodded by new books on slavery, campus debates, and student protests, of new commitments by some universities and other institutions to confront the truth about their own histories, especially the ugly legacies of slavery and Native American genocide.