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Ahmaud Arbery’s death may spark a hate crimes law In Georgia | John A. Tures

BY: - May 12, 2020

Ahmaud Arbery’s tragic death while jogging may yet produce a new hate crimes law. All Georgians may benefit, as a result.

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Do we save more lives by social distancing or restarting the economy? | Opinion

BY: - April 23, 2020

The experiences of Philadelphia and St. Louis in the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic offer lessons for the policymakers of today. They should heed them,

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Are we about to blunder into war in Iran? Some points to ponder | Opinion

BY: - January 7, 2020

Every leader of the KGB was just as bad as Soleimani during the Cold War, but we didn’t assassinate them for a good reason.

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With measles cases rising around the world, facts, not conspiracy theories, are the strongest weapons | Opinion

BY: - January 2, 2020

Let’s learn from the Samoa case and look to science for explanations and insist that vaccines are held to the highest standards.

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What to do about those modern Scrooges who don’t want to pay their fair share for public schools? | Opinion

BY: - December 25, 2019

Hearing from these anti-school tax folks is like getting a visit from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future all at once.

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We’re at a pre-9/11 turning point in protecting our elections. We can’t make the same mistake again | Opinion

BY: - August 1, 2019

Those who block electoral security, keep our voting machines outdated, and stonewall investigations of foreign hackers are no different from those who allowed 9/11 to happen.

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Trump’s trolling? That’s not the best of us – or the U.S. | Opinion

BY: - July 17, 2019

It’s time we got back to being Americans, respecting each other’s differences and viewpoints.

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A Memorial Day interview with one of America’s heroes | Opinion

BY: - May 27, 2019

The former Air Force general shared his thoughts with political science students at LaGrange College, in LaGrange, Ga.