Not only did Obama lose, but so did abortion

by Nat Hentoff -- In addition to rescuing the Constitution from Barack Obama, there was another vitally essential issue addressed in the midterm elections. Last week, Carol Tobias, National Right to Life more…

The continuing collapse of the 1st Amendment

by Nat Hentoff -- This nation's leading rescuer of the First Amendment arguing before the Supreme Court, attorney Floyd Abrams, now warns of another rising danger. Speaking on Oct. 23 at the more…

Hold cops accountable for botched raids

by Nat Hentoff -- Oftentimes I ask, "Is this still America?" when I read such horrifying accounts as this one from Alecia Phonesavanh, a mother in Cornelia, Georgia, whose temporary residence was more…

Teach students Americanism

by Nat Hentoff -- I've been reporting on educational developments for more than 65 years, but very seldom have I been as heartened by a discovery as in a September Cleveland Plain more…

Rand Paul vs. Obama's ISIS war

by Nat Hentoff -- On Sept. 18, Rand Paul's foreign policy address to the Senate ended with: "ISIS is now a threat. Let's get on with destroying them" ("Remarks Prepared for Delivery: more…

Pope Francis' admirable war on poverty

by Nat Hentoff -- I am an atheist, but have never wavered in my conviction that persons with religious beliefs are entitled to the same freedom of choice as I am. And more…

Resurrecting free speech on college campuses

by Nat Hentoff -- In what may become the most compelling free-speech campaign in our educational history, FIRE (Foundation For Individual Rights in Education) has embarked on a lawsuit campaign to restore more…

The cult of censorship on college campuses

by Nat Hentoff -- As I have often reported, FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) continually fights in the courts and media to protect the free speech rights of students and more…

Too many blacks remain separate and unequal

by Nat Hentoff -- To begin with the remoteness of post-racial America, here are "14 Disturbing Stats About Racial Inequality in American Public Schools" from The Nation: "For the first time in more…

Jim Crow is alive and well

by Nat Hentoff -- In the op-ed "Black Town, White Power" by Jeff Smith (New York Times, Aug. 18), we learn that, since 2010, the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson is 67 more…