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Jun 21 2019
OPINION: Kelly Shackelford: Supreme Court Peace Cross decision is a major victory for religious freedom
Thursday’s 7-2 Supreme Court decision allowing a Peace Cross war memorial to remain on public land in Bladensburg, Md., near the nation’s capital is a landmark victory for religious freedom. This is good news for America.
Thankfully, the days of activist courts illegitimately weaponizing the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause to attack religious symbols on public land are over.Guest Writer - Right
May 25 2020
The data is in: Americans are flocking to gun stores in unprecedented numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The spike has left many gun control advocates struggling to find a motive other than pure, irrational panic. After all, the common narrative goes, “the good guy with a gun” is a myth and it’s very rare that any law-abiding Americans have to defend themselves at gunpoint.The Daily Signal
Jun 08 2021
“We're all waking up to the potential for harm that technology can unleash on us.”
Kristin Hansen is Co-Founder of AllSides Talks (formerly known as AllSides Connect), a technology platform that brings students from various backgrounds together to engage in constructive dialogue on difficult topics.
AllSides Talks uses Mismatch™ technology, which connects classrooms across theAllSides Staff
Aug 12 2021
Let the redistricting scramble begin.
The Census Bureau on Thursday will release the data used to draw voting districts, setting up a scramble of map-drawing and litigation ahead of the 2022 midterm elections that could influence the balance of power in the House.
The release of the detailed once-per-decade data was delayed due in part to the coronavirus pandemic, squeezing theWashington Examiner
Sep 07 2022
Is Section 230 necessary? Does it harm free speech? Does it enable misinformation? How should we change it, if at all?
Explore all perspectives, stances, and arguments for and against Section 230 and the regulation of online platforms with AllStances™ by AllSides.Reform or Revoke Section 230 to prevent bias against conservatives Social media platforms have an anti-conservative Ethan Horowitz
Feb 23 2020
There are 329 million people in the United States of America. They are spread across 3.8 million square miles. The presidential race will be determined by the actions of three of them: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Michael Bloomberg. Each is a New Yorker. Each hails from a different borough. Trump was born in Queens, Sanders in Brooklyn, and Bloomberg, a native of Massachusetts, has workedWashington Free Beacon
Jul 07 2021
Facebook Will Now Ban Criticism of "Concepts, Institutions, Ideas, Practices, or Beliefs" When They Risk "Harm, Intimidation, or Discrimination" Against Religious, National, or Other Groups
Facebook is adding the following to its "hate speech policy":
Do not post:
Content attacking concepts, institutions, ideas, practices, or beliefs associated with protected characteristics, which are likely to contribute to imminent physical harm, intimidation or discrimination against the people associated with that protected characteristic. Facebook looks at a range of signs toReason
Aug 06 2020
Updated May 25, 2022
Numerous media outlets released statements in 2020 about their decisions to start capitalizing racial signifiers. Some newsrooms now capitalize the word black when referencing race, though not white. Others capitalize all racial signifiers: the words black, white, and brown. Some capitalize none of these signifiers.
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Oct 01 2019
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Harvard can continue to use race as a factor in its admissions process.
An anti-affirmative-action group, Students for Fair Admissions, sued the Ivy League university in 2014, arguing that the school was admitting members of under-represented ethnic groups at the expense of more qualified Asian-Americans.
But Judge Allison Burroughs wrote in herNew York Post (News)
Nov 13 2012
The first round of UN Arms Trade Treaty talks may have fallen apart at the month-long conference held in NYC this past July, but as Ted Bromund over at Heritage noted at the time, “Now that the concept of the ATT has been invented, it cannot be uninvented.Townhall