News & Opinion
- FOXnews: Law school lawsuit threatens academic freedom — A low-profile lawsuit at the University of Virginia School of Law could make professors liable for the childhood traumas of their students. – This is an interesting lawsuit but I think the author of this column is a bit alarmist. I agree with her that this lawsuit sounds on the surface to be absurd, BUT there does seem to be a difference in testimony between what happened. Most likely though, this case will be thrown out long before it is actually tried.
- Ifeminists.com is a site I surprisingly discovered from Foxnews.com. It seems to be written from a primarily individualistic (or hard-core Ayn Randian Libertarian) viewpoint. I think the site raises some good points, but overall I think most women will not find the “freedom” to be exploited by pornography, prostitution, and non-violent sexual harrasment to be an empowering concept.
- NY Times/AP: Sharon Proposes Arafat’s Exile as Fighting Rages in West Bank
- RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Widening its offensive, Israel seized control of Bethlehem and another West Bank town Tuesday in a day of wild fighting that left at least 13 Palestinians dead. Palestinian gunmen forced their way into the Church of the Nativity, traditional birthplace of Jesus, and Israeli tanks and helicopters pounded the headquarters of a Palestinian security chief.