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Don’t Scapegoat The Mentally Ill: Help Them Media

Don’t Scapegoat The Mentally Ill: Help Them

By Cody Fenwick

If “mental health” is again on the docket for discussion in news outlets and on opinion pages, you can guarantee that we’re in the wake of more high profile violent crimes.

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Why I Am Ashamed To Be Irish Life

Why I Am Ashamed To Be Irish

By Aine Greaney

The corpses of nearly 800 children may have been buried in a mass grave beside a former orphanage. Another shameful chapter in our country’s history.

The 'Threatening' 'Thug' Through History Race

The 'Threatening' 'Thug' Through History

By Kellie Carter Jackson

From Crispus Attucks to Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, perceptions of black men as “threatening” seem to be hardwired into the white American psyche.

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A Child Who Kills Is Still A Child Law

A Child Who Kills Is Still A Child

By Simon Waxman

The requirement that minors accused of first-degree murder be tried as adults is an affront to reason and a challenge to the separation of juvenile and adult justice.

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If I Sentenced Manning Law

If I Sentenced Manning

By Nancy Gertner

The 35-year prison sentence for Manning strikes Nancy Gertner as “disproportionate.”

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Why I Am Ashamed To Be Irish Life

Why I Am Ashamed To Be Irish

By Aine Greaney

The corpses of nearly 800 children may have been buried in a mass grave beside a former orphanage. Another shameful chapter in our country’s history.

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