Op-Ed

November 17, 2014 6:09 PM

Burr needs to help country, NC face up to torture

With control of the U.S. Senate shifting to Republican hands in January, Sen. Richard Burr is likely to take the helm of the Senate Intelligence Committee. This expands his influence on one of the gravest moral crises of our time: impunity for torture. U.S.-directed torture is a dishonorable, festering problem ignored by leaders of both parties in the federal government and in North Carolina.

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