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

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

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’

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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