2024-07-17 5:59 PM

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

The House this week passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, legislation extending federal hate crimes law to protect individuals targeted because of their sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.

Nicholas F. Benton: The 2002 Taft Memo on Torture

President Obama has not ruled out potential criminal prosecution of former high-level Bush administration officials if the attorney general establishes that laws were broken in the sanctioning and ordering of water boarding and other forms of torture.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Dismal Choice Of Rick Warren

The decision by the Obama transition team to invite the snake-in-the-grass Rev. Rick Warren of the Saddleback Church of Orange County, Calif., to deliver the invocation at the presidential inauguration Jan. 20 has drawn fully justifiable, heartfelt pain and anger from Obama loyalists all across the land.

‘Office’ Mate Teams With Tahirih Justice Center

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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Most people know him as the quick-witted Dwight Schrute on NBC’s “The Office,” but Rainn Wilson proved he’s more than just a funny face last Sunday during “An Afternoon with Rainn Wilson” at George Washington University, an alumni event sponsored by the Falls Church-based Tahirih Justice […]

Helen Thomas: Shades of the Watergate Scandal

WASHINGTON — When a fire broke out in Vice President Dick Cheney's ceremonial office last week, reporters quipped that someone must be burning the videotapes of the CIA interrogation of two al-Qaida detainees.

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

The focus at last Saturday’s Peace and Justice Conference was on the many faces of the human family. The conference, sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, was held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Bailey’s Crossroads, and brought together social justice activists from many faith communities in Northern Virginia for the day-long […]