News From Around the South 3/30 to 4/6

News From Around the South 3/30 to 4/6

SOUTH CAROLINA: Locked-down Carnival Cruise Has Critics Fuming CHARLESTON, S.C. — With its bright red-and-blue smoke stack shaped like a whale tail, the Carnival Sunshine was moored behind three car ships Friday afternoon in downtown Charleston — a vivid...
Taking Rights Seriously

Taking Rights Seriously

“If the provisions of the Constitution be not upheld when they pinch as well as when they comfort, they may as well be abandoned.” — Justice George Sutherland (1862-1942) In his 2008 book “Taking Rights Seriously,” the late professor Ronald...
The Old Political Game

The Old Political Game

Politics being politics, and politicians being politicians, Americans have figured out how, along with sore throats and violent coughing, the coronavirus causes finger-pointing, loud talking and endless credit-claiming. The best remedy I know of: huge handfuls of salt...
News From Around the South 3/23 to 3/30

News From Around the South 3/23 to 3/30

NORTH CAROLINA: Southern Equality Group Offering Grants to COVID-19 Sufferers ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The Campaign for Southern Equality announced on Wednesday it would dedicate $25,000 in emergency assistance funding for LGBT southerners impacted by the COVID-19...