Politics & Society

Photo by Ellen Boegel
Many ostensibly patriotic Americans do not know and, if known, do not obey, that federal law prohibits using the flag “as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery,” “embroidered on such articles as cushions or handkerchiefs" and more.
Ellen K. BoegelJune 14, 2018

Overprescribing is not the problem behind the opioid crisis

June 13, 2018
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A decision to deny appeals for asylum in the United States based on claims of domestic abuse or gang violence has been deplored by Catholic leaders from coast to coast.
Kevin ClarkeJune 13, 2018
“We do have a sovereign border, but we also have a call to recognize that there are people who are fleeing to this country to save their own lives.”
J.D. Long-GarcíaJune 8, 2018
Government agents stand guard alongside suspects taken into custody during an immigration sting at Corso's Flower and Garden Center, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Castalia, Ohio. The operation is one of the largest against employers in recent years on allegations of violating immigration laws. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Many could be deported next week without having had the opportunity to arrange custody for their children, dispose of their property or arrange their finances in Ohio.
Kevin ClarkeJune 8, 2018