The freedom from feeling upset, it seems, now trumps the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press on many American college campuses. The most egregious example might be the furor engendered by an op-ed titled, “Why Black Lives Matter Isn’t What You Think,” published in Wesleyan University’s student newspaper.
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"As the son of an immigrant family, I am happy to be a guest in this country, which was largely built by such families." Pope Francis said in his opening remarks to his trip here in the United States last week.
As the 2016 presidential campaign has progressed, it has become clear the issue of immigration represents one of the fundamental differences between the Democratic and Republican Parties.