Defending the Value of Muslim Lives, No Matter Where You Live

I wrote this piece which first appeared in the December 18, 2015, issue of the Jacksonville Journal-Courier, my local newspaper. While it addresses the demographics of this place, its relevance extends to all those who live in religiously homogenous places. If you agree with Donald Trump’s proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the United [Read More…]

Affordable Care for Women

This day, August 1, 2012, should probably be proclaimed Women’s Health Wednesday!  Complete with that exclamation point!  This is the day when a new set of provisions in the Affordable Care Act are implemented that specifically benefit women, as reported by RH Reality Check one year ago. “The guidelines will ensure women have access to [Read More…]