Fred Korematsu: The Civil Rights Hero You Never Knew

Fred Korematsu: The Civil Rights Hero You Never Knew

While not exactly a household name, Fred T. Korematsu (born 100 years ago today, on Jan. 30, 1919) is becoming increasingly recognized as the civil rights hero he was. Kakusaburo Korematsu emigrated from Japan to California in 1905. In 1914, a young woman named Kotsui...

ACLU Files Suit over Nose Ring

(RNS) The American Civil Liberties Union has filed two federal lawsuits in the Carolinas, alleging religious discrimination over a teenager’s nose ring and prisoners’ lack of books other than the Bible.  In South Carolina, the Berkeley County Detention Center in...

Conservatism Not a Choice

A recent study released by the Baptist Journal of Behavioral Science concluded that conservatism is not a choice, but rather a genetic trait. Dr. Quack is quoted as saying: “For centuries, liberals have imposed their views upon science, insisting that being a...