The practice of using law enforcement and restraints to transport individuals seeking mental health treatment criminalizes mental illness, stigmatizes persons with mental health disabilities, and traumatizes individuals in need of care.
Before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, he wrote about the lack of press freedom in the Arab world and the state-run media that push false narratives.
Some commentators tried to portray Trump’s conversation with Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen as a naïve gesture that humiliated Beijing. Soon after, however, at his Florida resort, Trump was wooing China’s Xi Jinping.
Herald-Sun reader Dick Huopana, 90, says he is still waiting for answers to questions he sent Republican Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina about presidential pardons, Obamacare, the national debt and more.
Business, political and cultural leaders in the NC Influencers series say North Carolina should build roads, bridges, sewer and water systems and other infrastructure with future hurricanes in mind, but that’s not all.
The News & Observer's contributing opinion columnists Gene Nichol and J. Peder Zane debate from the right and the left on where Republican leadership has taken North Carolina before a sold out audience at the NC Museum of History.