"Eternity means forever. Perhaps a mother who names her child Eternity hopes it will be a talisman to ward off the dangers that stalk poor and crime-ridden neighborhoods. Sadly, with the gun violence that is so pervasive in many of our communities, too many parents live with a paralyzing fear that their children may not be safe from those dangers...."
"Vice-presidential candidate Governor Sarah Palin's announcement that her 17-year-old daughter is pregnant has sparked a new conversation about teenage pregnancy in America. This renewed focus on teen pregnancy is an opportunity for us all to commit to giving young people our support rather than stigmatizing and judging them...."
"During nearly two years of presidential campaigning, the candidates have made claims and promises on how they would perform if they are elected to the White House. Some of the criteria we might use to judge a candidate's fitness and temperament for leadership are difficult to quantify..."
En poco menos de dos a??os de campa??a electoral presidencial, los candidatos han asegurado y prometido mucho sobre c??mo gobernar??n si son elegidos para ocupar la Casa Blanca. Algunos de los criterios que podr??amos usar para evaluar sus calificaciones y temperamento como l??der son dif??ciles de cuantificar.
"A cartoon published in the early 1960s depicted a Black boy saying to a White boy: "I'll sell you my chance to be President of the United States for a nickel." The cartoon summed up how much most Black people felt the chances of a Black child growing up to be President were worth..."
A side-by-side comparison of the provisions in the House bill Fostering Connections to Success Act (H.R. 6307), the Senate Finance Committee Chairman's Mark (S. 3038), and Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R 6893/P.L. 110-351).
"Congress has a unique opportunity before it leaves Washington, D.C. at the end of September to help children in foster care by enacting important innovative legislation. The Fostering Connections to Success Act (H.R. 6307)..."