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“At Site of Scopes Trial, Darrow Statue Belatedly Joins Bryan’s”

Source: At Site of Scopes Trial, Darrow Statue Belatedly Joins Bryan’s – The New York Times I am so delighted to see this! Although the delight is tempered by reading the story about this statue. Because I can see the … Continue reading

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How one plaintiff has been our hero in the voter suppression wars

Source: Ruthelle Frank, ACLU Plaintiff, Friend, and Voting Rights Champion, Passes Away at 89. Ruthelle Frank had all the qualifications to be a heroic plaintiff. She was righteously aggrieved and did something about it. She persisted, did not get discouraged … Continue reading

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If we are a nation of law, what do we do about a bad law?

I’m working on an article about a greatly heroic man whose act in saving thousands of desperate refugees and immigrants centered on defiance of one of his country’s laws. Actually not a law, but an executive order. I think of … Continue reading

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