Stand Your Ground – New York?

Stand Your Ground New York? On Thursday, March 20, 14-year old Kathon Anderson was riding the B-15 bus in Brooklyn. Also seated on the bus was 39-year old Angel Ramos, married with two children and on his way home on a break between the two jobs he worked to support his family. Three young men…

Free Yourself

Free Yourself On Saturday, March 22, the New York Times ran an article by Jennifer Median entitled “Unwilling to Allow His Wife a Divorce, He Marries Another”. The article tells of an Orthodox Jewish woman who appears to be stuck in an untenable situation. Over seven years ago she obtained a civil divorce from her…

Religious-Based Discrimination

Religious-Based Discrimination The issue of religious-based discrimination has become a contentious one in this country of late, the latest skirmish in a seemingly endless battle known as the “culture wars”. By now most people know that on February 26 Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona vetoed a bill passed in the Arizona legislature that would have…