Commentary

Exclusive: Two-thirds of Pa. voters favor bipartisan probation reform bill, poll | Monday Morning...

The bill was radically amended in committee - much to the chagrin of reform activists
Martin Luther King Selma March

Why Martin Luther King’s anti-racism crusade needs to be renewed | Opinion

Martin Luther King's struggle was part of a larger global struggle against racism and hatred. Africans should revisit the values he espoused and continue with the anti-racism crusade.

On the MLK Day of Service, envisioning a ‘Beloved Community’ in your town |...

Throughout his ministry and leadership of the civil-rights movement, Dr. King often spoke of “The Beloved Community” as the goal of efforts towards a just America and a just world.

Who is born a US citizen? Why? | Analysis

If upheld, a federal court ruling would solidify birthright citizenship as the law of the land, and overturn more than a century of federal refusal to grant American Samoans citizenship status.

It’s long past time to fix Pa.’s property assessment/appeals mess | Colin McNickle

Pennsylvania’s public policy makers have failed their charge to come up with an assessment system that is transparent and equitable to the taxpayers.

Is a job more important than preserving the Earth? | Capital-Star Letters

There is no need to even put more power in the hands of greedy, money-hungry companies that contribute harmful results to our planet.

A sanctuary from whom, exactly? | Editorial Cartoon

A north-central Pennsylvania lawmaker is pushing 'Second Amendment Sanctuaries.' Yes, that's actually a thing.
2nd Amendment Advocates Gather At The Rod Of Iron Freedom Festival

A Pa. lawmaker is supporting ‘Second Amendment Sanctuaries.’ What are they? How do they...

What started as a local resistance movement is gaining steam nationwide.

Campaign 2020: How an old debate over religion in school is opening up again...

By David MislinAs the 2020 election approaches in the United States, President Donald Trump is adding school prayer to the list of contentious issues up for debate.At a rally in early January he announced...
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

With Iowa caucuses closing in, where do the 2020 Dems stand on health care...

By Simon F. HaederWith the Iowa caucuses closing in, there's no doubt that health care is one of the most important topics of debate for many Americans. The 2020 Democratic candidates have all talked...