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Justice Scalia still a thorn in Obama’s side

Congress refused to allow Obama to sit a judge to replace Antonin Scalia, and because of the rules Democrats have imposed, going back to Andrew Jackson, they had little to say about it.

The purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation

SAN JOSE, CA, January 10, 2015 – On January 10, over one hundred and fifty years ago, as the new year of 1863 got underway, the American public was in a state of disarray and division – much worse than the nation is at this period in time. The United States of America was in ...

Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 –   The American Civil War devastated the United States, but in April of 1865, only days before Easter, Robert E. Lee surrendered the Confederate forces at Appomattox, in Virginia. On June 18, 1865, over two months after this historic event, U. S.  Army General Gordon Granger marched 2,000 Union soldiers into Galveston, ...

How well-meaning efforts can be harmful to survivors of trauma

PHILADELPHIA, April 21, 2014 — Human trafficking is one of those issues that cuts deep into the hearts of men and women across the globe, and many have vowed to take a stand against it.  As a survivor of child sex trafficking, I continue to be moved by the passion of advocates to prevent trafficking ...