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  • Latino group calls for unity and focus on socioeconomics - (AZ-based Immigrants Without Borders)

    09/09/2006 3:48:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 419+ views
    San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 9/8/06 | Hiram Soto
    LOS ANGELES – Immigrants Without Borders is an Arizona-based assistance organization. It doesn't have the multimillion-dollar funding of national Latino organizations, nor does it have their fame. But this regional group has something the others don't: the ability to mobilize immigrants, to organize marches like the ones seen in the past few months and a long list of community contacts. Bringing these two sides together and the development of a long-term social and economic strategy for Latinos are among the goals of the National Latino Congress. Some 1,300 leaders and activists from across the nation are attending the event, which...
  • Top 10% Law Has Flunked

    07/09/2004 7:46:09 AM PDT · by jfreif · 4 replies · 481+ views
    TownHall.com ^ | July 8, 2004 | Ronald Trowbridge, Ph.D.
    I have never heard a single individual say that he or she is against our constitutional right to “equal protection” of our laws. Yet many of us have no interest whatsoever in equality when it is at odds with what we regard as social justice. A case in point is the recent decision of Massachusetts’ Supreme Court that held homosexual marriage is constitutionally protected by the “Due Process” clauses of the 5th and 14th Amendments and the “equal protection of our laws” clause of the 14th Amendment. Many obviously oppose this equality on moral or religious grounds, and are pushing...