There is an urgent necessity for common-sense gun regulations to curb violence, but the strategies that the left has employed have been critically ineffective.
It is important for all Massachusetts residents to call their State Senator or Representative and ask them to support House Bill 2091 and Senate Bill 373, an act that automatically registers eligible voters and enhances safeguards against fraud. These bills can implement “automatic voter registration,” also known as AVR, in which citizens are automatically registered to vote in the Commonwealth whenever they visit the Department of Motor Vehicles or interact with state agencies. Individuals can refuse to be registered if they choose, meaning the system becomes opt-out rather than opt-in. In addition, ballots are mailed to all registered voters, although using the ballot remains entirely optional. Automatic voter registration may not arouse passions like more visceral or emotional political issues, yet it is a reform desperately needed in American elections.
The Google search “where is free speech under attack?” yields a page where virtually every article is about college campuses. Spurred by firebrands such as Ann Coulter and Milo Yiannopoulos, the right wing has converged on academia with indignation and ire. Their claim is that the liberal consensus at most universities is stifling and victimizing to conservative students. Not since the ‘War on Christmas’ has an ideological crusade been so pointless.
On Friday, Jan. 27, exactly a week after taking office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order which threw the American immigration system into chaos.
In a September opinion piece for the Justice, I argued that Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers ought not to have protested police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem.
At the party conventions this summer, viewers were treated to an extraordinary amount of flag waving as the candidates wrapped themselves in red, white and blue.
Far exceeding any initial expectations, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign has powerfully shaken the Democratic party and energized its base.
When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the republican presidential nomination in June 2015, his campaign appeared doomed from inception.
Coerced into internment camps, systematically discriminated against by the government and suffering from widespread anti-Islamic sentiment, the Rohingya people of Myanmar are subjected to unbearable rights violations and standards of living.