Separating families is inhumane

The Trump administration has cooked up a vile new scheme: ripping children away from their parents in order to discourage immigration. Separating families is more than cruel and unnecessary – it’s torture. ICE, Border Patrol, and other Homeland Security agencies are taking the children of immigrants and asylum-seekers and sending them to faraway detention centers.…

The Case Against Jaywalking Laws

It was four o’clock in the morning in Asheville, North Carolina, when a 33-year-old black man named Johnnie Jermaine Rush jaywalked for the fourth time. The streets were quiet, but for a police cruiser carrying two frustrated officers. “He just did it again,” one of them can be heard telling his partner in body cam…