Trump rescinds Obama policy protecting oceans

President Trump is repealing a controversial executive order drafted by former President Obama that was meant to protect the Great Lakes and the oceans bordering the United States. In his own executive order signed late Tuesday, Trump put a new emphasis on industries that use the oceans, particularly oil and natural gas drilling, while also…

The ACLU’s Path Of Most Resistance – 1A

Between the 2016 election and August 2017, membership in the group almost quadrupled, according to The New York Times. Donations online reached $83 million, when, in a typical period, about $5 million or less might be expected. The organization is changing. Benjamin Wallace-Wells writes in The New Yorker: For most of its ninety-eight years of…

Analysis | The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the bor…

The president and top administration officials say U.S. laws or court rulings are forcing them to separate families that are caught trying to cross the southern border. These claims are false. Immigrant families are being separated primarily because the Trump administration in April began to prosecute as many border-crossing offenses as possible. This “zero-tolerance policy”…