Alexandra Pitcher
Alexandra Pitcher
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Newt Gingrich: Shariah Law is a Threat to U.S. and World

Weigh in: The presidential candidate called Shariah law a "threat" to the U.S. Do you agree?

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Should Tim Tebow Support Gay Rights?

Weigh in: Should celebrities be at the forefront of changing the discussion about gay rights?

Did Time Magazine's Person of the Year 2011 Snub Women?

Weigh-In: Time featured a surprisingly small number of women in it's recent Person of the Year addition. Should more women have been considered?
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Six Landmark Events for Global LGBT Rights

On Tuesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the Obama administration would actively work to promote LGBT rights abroad. Here are critical moments in the LGBT movement.
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Britain's Youth Employment Plan is Smart, But Lacking

While Britain's new plan to tackle youth unemployment is a step in the right direction, the U.S. should look at it more for guidance than as a measure to itself enact.
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FDA Sues Bayer Over Birth-Control Pill Ads

The FDA needs to take more innovative approaches to avoid pharmaceutical companies taking advantage of their lax enforcement of false or misleading advertisements.

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New Immigration Policy Remedies Human Righs Violations by DHS

Department of Homeland Security's new policy that prioritizes the deportation of violent illegal immigrants will ameliorate the serious human rights violations of previous policies.
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Stop Online Piracy Act Will Crush Internet Innovation

SOPA will lead to government censorship of the internet, as well as create an environment of decreased innovation.
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U.S. Should Handle Politicians' Sex Affairs More Like Europeans

The American media and public should view politicians' extramarital affairs in a more European way in order to focus on the more important political issues at hand.
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The U.S. Should Not Cooperate with China on Space Program

The U.S. government should not cooperate with China on its space program until China ceases spying on the American government and corporations.
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The Auschwitz Files: Why to Prosecute Lower-Level Officials

Reopening the investigation into crimes committed at Auschwitz will set important precedent into holding lower level and lower-ranking officials accountable for the war crimes they committed.

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Bank of America's Debit Card Fees Didn't Really Go Anywhere

BoA may have dropped their proposed debit card fees, but they will only find other, more hidden ways to charge customers in order to increase their bottom line.