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Why Trump Continues to Forge An Unlikely Bond with Religious Conservatives : NPR

President Trump has won over religious conservatives with promises of Supreme Court nominees, hard line support for Israel and a host of other items. Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images President Trump has won over religious conservatives with promises of Supreme Court nominees, hard line support for […]

Six Ugandan MPs ejected in rowdy debate to extend rule of ageing Museveni

* Raucous debate ensues over move to extend Museveni’s tenure * Museveni, 73, barred by age cap from standing again in 2021 * Moves afoot by Museveni loyalists to remove age cap By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA, Dec 18 (Reuters) – A move to change Uganda’s constitution to allow ageing President Yoweri Museveni to rule beyond […]

Six Ugandan MPs ejected in rowdy debate to extend rule of aging Museveni

KAMPALA (Reuters) – A move to change Uganda’s constitution to allow aging President Yoweri Museveni to rule beyond the current age limit provoked rowdy scenes in parliament on Monday in which six legislators were ejected from the chamber. Museveni, 73, has ruled the east African country for 31 years. With the constitution capping the age […]

Bigotry is one thing, but let's not tread on the toes of free speech

No one argues that incitements to violence against any section of the community should not be unlawful and such conduct has always been unlawful under the criminal law. But such “hate speech” is hardly the same as expressing opinions in the course of a robust political debate that some people may … Source

In our opinion: Bullying should never become a political issue

Adobe Stock As schools and other organizations coalesce around anti-bullying initiatives, statistics show mild improvement in the rates of those who report being bullied. The rise of social media, however, carries a new set of problems, with the percentage of those who report being cyberbullied at some point in their lives nearly doubling from 2007 […]