Civil Rights on Townhall

Washington, DC - Fri Apr 19

US Commissioner on Civil Rights, Peter Kirsanow, explains how illegal immigration has a disproportionately negative effect on employment and wage levels of low skilled Americans, specifically black Americans during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday. ... more

Larry Elder - Thu Apr 11

As recently as 1956, nearly 39 percent of blacks voted Republican in that year's presidential election. After the Civil War, Abe Lincoln's Republican Party easily carried the black vote -- where blacks were allowed to vote. ... more

Humberto Fontova - Fri Apr 5

Beyonce and Jay-Z are celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary in Havana this week as the official guests of a regime busily beating and arresting black civil rights activists known as the “Rosa Parks Civil Rights Movement.” ... more

Daniel Doherty - Thu Apr 4

Washington, DC - Wed Mar 27

Civil rights activist Rev. William Owens, who is founder and president of the Coalition of African-American Pastors, said Tuesday there is no comparison between the civil rights movement and the gay community’s fight for same-sex marriage. ... more

Steve Deace - Tue Mar 26

Back in January, I wrote a column for Townhall.com expressing my disappointment that Newt Gingrich appeared to be waving the white flag in defense of marriage. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Mon Mar 25

The battle over gay marriage takes center stage at the Supreme Court this week as justices hear arguments over California's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday, followed a day later by a challenge to the Federal Defense of Marriage Act. ... more

Ben Shapiro - Wed Mar 20

Within the next few months, Justice Anthony Kennedy will likely rule that same-sex marriage is mandated by the Constitution of the United States. The ruling will offend both common sense and Constitutional law. But it will nonetheless become the law of the land. ... more

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Mar 14

Sometime in the new millennium, "global warming" evolved into "climate change." Amid growing controversies over the planet's past temperatures, Al Gore and other activists understood that human-induced "climate change" could better explain almost any weather extremity -- droughts or floods, too much heat or cold, hurricanes and tornadoes. ... more

Harry R. Jackson, Jr. - Mon Mar 11

From the early days of the Montgomery (Alabama) Improvement Association in which Dr. King became the first president in December 1955, to the March on Washington in August of 1963, the Civil Rights Movement went beyond giving blacks a chance to escape poverty. ... more

Harry R. Jackson, Jr. - Mon Mar 4

From the very beginning, homosexual “marriage” activists have sought to hijack not only the moral authority of the Civil Rights Movement, but also the legal arguments which liberated minorities from centuries of legalized oppression and discrimination. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Thu Feb 28

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi addressed a rally outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The Court is wrestling with the fate of a section of a landmark civil rights law that has helped millions of Americans exercise their right to vote. ... more

Ken Connor - Wed Feb 20

When you hear the name Southern Poverty Law Center, it immediately evokes images of Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Freedom Rides... all iconic symbols of the civil rights movement. And rightly so, for these are the events that inspired it’s founding. ... more

Ann Coulter - Wed Feb 13

Liberals ignored my book Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama throughout the fall. Now that I'm safely home from my book tour, they feel free to jabber on about their make-believe history of the civil rights movement with abandon. ... more

Byron Babione - Thu Feb 7

Those who remember the old version of the SAT might recall the analogy section: “This is to that as that is to this.” The SAT no longer requires students to demonstrate aptitude in reasoning through this vital cognitive exercise—unfortunate because so many Americans find it difficult to recognize false analogies. And no group has exploited this deficiency more than politicians. ... more



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