July 26, 2016

Only a few hours had passed since police-involved shootings of armed suspects in Louisiana and Minnesota before social media lit up with calls to kill and murder law enforcement officers.

Elected officials like Governor Mark B. Dayton (D) of Minnesota were quick to judge the tragedy as motivated by…

One signature away from a very harmful law

July 26, 2016

The N.C. General Assembly’s passage of House Bill 1080 accomplished a major step toward its goal of privatizing education. The bill now sits on Gov. Pat McCrory's desk amid an outcry from educators and local school boards. McCrory should not sign this bill.

When considering how they want…

This time, students were teachers

July 25, 2016

Administrators at N.C. State University got some remedial education in free speech rights and religious liberty from Grace Christian Life, a student club whose members wouldn’t back down when school officials tried to silence them.

After U.S. District Court Judge James C. Dever issued a June…

Storm: A father, a son and a chance to regain hope

July 24, 2016

In a year stained by violence where the world seems to grow ever darker, it is amazing the small things that can restore your faith in mankind.

A funny tweet. An email from a dear friend. A news story about some kind and generous act.

Or the chance to witness a beautiful moment.

I have had that…