Speak Out: LGBT rights

A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment. With the court’s four liberal justices likely to side with workers who were fired because of their sexual orientation or transgender status, the question in two highly anticipated cases that filled the courtroom was […]

Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

WASHINGTON — A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment. With the court’s four liberal justices likely to side with workers who were fired because of their sexual orientation or transgender status, the question in two highly anticipated cases that filled the […]

The arch of justice is long in Methodist Church

According to the Visitor’s Center at the “St. Louis Arch” National Park, this city has always been “the gateway to the west.” The earliest major trails that settlers used to travel to points west went through St. Louis, Missouri. This “Show-Me State” metropolis is also known for some strategic and historic court cases during the […]

Letter to the Editor: ERA legislation ‘waste of time, effort’

I guess I’ve heard it since I was old enough to play sports. I saw it again at the professional level recently in Chicago. Why is it that the goat of the game is the guy who misses the opportunity on the last play of the game? Why is the American standard “Don’t make the […]

Commentary: King’s legacy should never be forgotten

“Never let a man drag you so low that you hate him,” said Dr. Martin Luther King. Today, the question is does racial discrimination still exist? The United States of America has honored only four men in history by declaring the day of their birth a national day of celebration — Jesus Christ of Nazareth, […]

Public events will honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King

A number of events will be held to celebrate the slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., The Zeta Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. will hold the 36th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at the […]

Delaware Equal Rights Amendment OK’d by Senate in 17-4 vote

DOVER — One month after voting it down, the Delaware Senate passed legislation that seeks to prevent discrimination based on sex. After unanimously agreeing to amend the bill to make clear the limited intent, senators voted 17-4 to send it on to the House, which is expected to discuss it today. House Bill 399 would […]

COMMENTARY: May we find a way to dwell in unity with each other

“Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers and sisters dwell in unity. It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which falls on the mountains of Zion! […]

COMMENTARY: Delaware ERA a tool for progressive agenda

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A proposed Equal Rights Amendment to Delaware’s state constitution is a misunderstood measure with a hidden agenda. As presently constructed, House Bill 399 seeks to add to the state constitution: “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex.” The wording is identical to the proposed federal Equal […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Delaware ERA is a dangerous Trojan horse

The purpose of the proposed Delaware Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is not to affirm natural rights as enshrined in the Delaware and U.S. Constitutions. The objective is the elimination of the natural right to present arguments against any form of human behavior or speech an unelected judiciary determines is an “equal right”. This is reason […]