J. Mark Davidson: Every Syrian refugee family warmly welcomed in a so-called “infidel” nation weakens ISIS. Acts of mercy confound their assumptions about us. Acts of bigotry and hatred confirm their assumptions about us.
Lee Storrow: In North Carolina, an estimated 36,300 people are living with HIV. In 2013 alone, 1,525 people were diagnosed with HIV in our state. And despite tremendous strides in early detection and treatment, all of these North Carolinians live in a region – the American South – with the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses, the largest percentage of people living with the disease and the most people dying from it.
Carolyn McAllaster and Susan S. Reif: Ensuring that the South receives an equitable share of prevention funding is crucial to reaching our goals. Reduced prevention funding for CBOs in the South, groups best positioned to reach communities at risk for HIV, will only serve to increase the HIV burden in this region.
The chemical lobby spent the equivalent of $121,000 per member of Congress last year, so expect chemical companies to enjoy strong quarterly profits, more boys to be born with hypospadias and more women to die unnecessarily of breast cancer
The racially charged unrest that has erupted on college campuses, most recently at the University of Missouri, and similar instances at other schools and communities across the country are both hopeful and disturbing
They reflect the flowering of freedom and powerful efforts to suppress it
Leftists see robust debate that questions their methods and aims as a threat, which is why every Marxist government has turned to thuggery and repression