Easter Pakistan Bombing Targeted Christians, but Killed & Injured Mostly Muslims

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A breakaway Taliban group, known as Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, said it targeted Pakistan’s Christian community. But most of the 70 dead and 300 wounded in Lahore were Muslims. Continue reading

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Kentucky Restores Voting Rights For 170,000 Ex-Cons, Joining National Trend

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The Sentencing Project estimates that 5.85 million Americans have been disenfranchised because of felony convictions – enough to have swung the 2000 presidential elections, as two sociology professors argued in 2002. Continue reading

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Texas Board Of Education Rejects Academic Vetting After Textbook Found To Refer To African Slaves As ‘Workers’

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In 2014, the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund studied new history books up for review by the state’s Board of Education. The group highlighted a number of biased inaccuracies, suggesting segregated schools weren’t completely bad and Affirmative Action recipients are un-American. Continue reading

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