The Education Part of Special Education

  The Supreme Court will soon decide a case that is likely to dramatically change our country’s special education system. The Court is poised to decide whether school districts are required to provide disabled students with a meaningful education. That ruling, coupled with the priorities of Trump and his proposed education secretary Betsy DeVos (who is… Read More

Marriage Equality Under Trump

The LGBT community and its allies are wondering: was Trump just pandering to the right with his anti-LGBT talk during the campaigns or will President Trump affirmatively seek to roll back marriage equality? Only time will tell, but given Trump’s consistent history of opposing marriage equality over the past 17 years, it is important to… Read More

Shoot First, Think Later

We ache again over senseless police shootings of black men. In the span of two days, two tragic police killings of black men have shaken our sense of justice. In the first, Alton Sterling was literally pinned to the ground by an officer when a second cop shot him at close range. In the other… Read More