The Martin County, Florida, sheriff's office is investigating whether a school bus aide committed a crime when she yanked a "Make American Great Again" hat off a student's head. The boy's mother filed a report with the sheriff's office after school officials told her they would not let her see security video of the incident until the school system had completed an investigation. That video shows the aide confront the boy seconds after he boards the bus and demand he take the hat off. When he refused, she pulled the hat off.
In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
"I want to be clear that the comments I made are not indicative of who I am or who I've become in the years since."
What happens when cities and counties have their own ideas about a law that authorizes the seizure of guns from people who are mentally ill?
As a Deadline for Legalizing Marijuana in Illinois Approaches, a New Poll Finds Strong Public Support
According to the survey, three-fifth of voters think pot should be legal for recreational use.