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Human Rights

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  • Columbia Election Candidate: Robert Fontaine

    Columbia Election Candidate: Robert Fontaine
    This is one in a series of submitted candidate profiles for the Columbia Association Elections. 
  • Local Jewish communities burn leavened bread in observance of Passover

    Local Jewish communities burn leavened bread in observance of Passover
    Members of the Jewish community gathered in a parking lot at Pimlico Race Course on Monday morning and tossed leavened leftovers into more than two dozen incinerating barrels, burning to a crisp items including slices of pizza and boxes of Cheerios....

    A picture of the new South

    It is a state that Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass both ran away from, a state that enslaved half its black population at the time of the Civil War. It is a state that would have seceded from the Union in 1861 if not for Abraham Lincoln's last-...

    Court strikes political donor caps

    Court strikes political donor caps
    A divided Supreme Court has struck down aggregate limits on how much money wealthy donors may spend on elections, a decision that could pour vast sums of new cash into the nation's increasingly expensive system of campaign finance. The 5-4 ruling...

    Human dignity, at home and abroad [Commentary]

    Human dignity, at home and abroad [Commentary]
    After Maryland passed a bill banning discrimination on the basis of gender identity last month, my job became a little easier. As a human rights activist, I work to secure progress in protecting human dignity, measured by civil and political rights....