Fifty years after the publication of 'The Snowy Day' with its young African American protagonist, there's still a surprising lack of diversity in children's books.
Protesters back a petition to prosecute George Zimmerman for fatally shooting unarmed Trayvon Martin. We need to ask whether 'Stand Your Ground' measures make people trigger-happy. And we need to think about the most common victims of lax gun laws: African Americans.
George Clooney was arrested Friday during a protest designed to draw attention to conditions in Sudan. With his star power, Clooney might just succeed.
From the shot heard round the world to the old West to the spread of modern-day "concealed carry" rights, firearms are embedded in American culture.
Why Americans now carry handguns in so many public places, from parks to college campuses. Is it making the country safer or more dangerous?
Religious freedom in America is under attack from the right and the left. But the right of conscience is our greatest possession. If Obama genuinely supports religious liberty, he can offer his support for a constitutional amendment that would restore protection for religious rights.