From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., respond to remarks by President Donald Trump after his call for the four Democratic congresswomen to go back to their "broken" countries, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019. All are American citizens and three of the four were born in the U.S.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJuly 16, 2019
The Editors: These comments need to be called out as racist, xenophobic and sexist.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJuly 12, 2019
Even if the Supreme Court were willing, judicial oversight would not be a panacea for gerrymandering.
U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJuly 09, 2019
The Editors: The United States risks engaging in an unending financial war with Iran that could slip into a military one at the slightest provocation.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 28, 2019
The U.S. bishops put forward their first official response to the growing chorus of justifiably angry and frustrated Catholics who want to see concrete measures and public accountability for bishops responsible for clerical abuse and its cover-up.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 28, 2019
Seniors, especially those who live alone, face the same resistance as recent college graduates in an economic and political environment that still promotes the costly option of a single-family home with a front lawn and two-car garage.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 14, 2019
Religious liberty and the relationship between church and state are two issues that have long vexed the Catholic Church, particularly since the Enlightenment.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJune 05, 2019
In the past, a gun massacre would set off a necessary—though intractable—debate over gun control. This time, our collective feeling seemed to be: At least it was not children.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 31, 2019
Dental care should be a priority in any plan to reduce inequities and improve the well-being of all citizens.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 23, 2019
The ongoing political crisis is the persistent failure of Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood to settle the abortion question and the failure of the Supreme Court to offer any sign that these cases ever will.
Faith Editorials
The EditorsMay 17, 2019
Religious Americans inhabit an increasingly secular culture. But we must not let legitimate concerns about our ability to live out our faith in public life blind us to the fears of our fellow citizens who feel their civil rights are up for debate.