Athlete Kent Waldrep, Injury Leading to Advocacy, Dies at 67

[ad_1] In 1982, with growing fame in disability circles after traveling to the Soviet Union and returning to Texas to establish the short-lived International Spinal Cord Research Foundation, he was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the National Council of the Disabled. Mr. Waldrep eventually became vice-chairman of the council, a federal agency that evaluates …

The Memoirs of William P. Barr Is Part Advocacy, Part Culture-War

[ad_1] Barr offers a lengthy apology, trying to correct his stance on condemning people to death for their religious belief. Pope Francis’ review of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which condemns the death penalty as “inadmissible because it is an attack on one’s immunity and dignity,” plunges Barr into a meticulous paroxysm: unacceptable it …

Advocacy Group Says Critical Race Theory Bans Threaten Freedom of Expression

[ad_1] Governments and school boards have wide latitude to set curricula in K-12 public schools as allowed by the courts. generally held That teachers do not have the same degree of academic freedom as in universities. But PEN argues that many of these bills are written so vaguely that they can freeze a wide spectrum …