Two congressional incumbents, George Holding and Renee Ellmers, are fighting for the Republican nomination for a seat in the US House of Representatives. In a recent debate, immigration was a key topic, but not everything was fully truthful.
Instead of using their platforms and power to address the very real dangers of underfunded public schools, gun violence, environmental hazards, job losses, income inequality and lack of access to health care, our lawmakers are showing our kids that they are willing to fight for discrimination, even if it doesn’t make any sense.I worry our children are hearing loud and clear the message that the privacy and safety of LGBTQ North Carolinians, including children, are not worth protecting.
President Barack Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Hiroshima nuclear disaster site since then-President Harry S. Truman ordered the first nuclear bomb to be dropped in August, 1945. From the Truman Library to the museum that's home to the Enola Gay, Americans alike see Obama's visit as the right step forward in U.S.-Japan relations.
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Americans agree, it's time for Obama to visit Hiroshima
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