March for Our Lives: Photo essay

Hundreds of thousands of people showed up for the March for Our Lives on March 24 in Washington, D.C. Led by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, FL., they carried creatively crafted signs supporting gun control measures, including banning assault weapons. The…

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Barbara Comstock is an extremist hiding in plain sight

By Adam Siegel: Ideas once on the furthest extreme of the American political system have become mainstream in the Republican Party. Yesterday’s “extremist” is today’s “moderate.” Barbara Comstock is a poster child of this problem. For anyone thinking about decades of American…

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Behind the Headlines: The Facebook dilemma

By Karen Kirk: Is it time to quit Facebook? I’m not alone in asking this question. There’s #DeleteFacebook on Twitter and various stories in the media about those who’ve gone cold turkey. Maybe it was always too good to be…

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Virginia Democrats blocked in opposing puppy mills

By Susan Laume: Despite the known dangers, pet stores in Fairfax County and throughout Virginia can still legally sell puppies and kittens from commercial breeders, commonly called puppy mills. Virginia Democratic legislators sponsored anti-puppy mill bills this session, but the…

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