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Racist Opinions Are Hateful. That Shouldn’t Make Them Crimes

Jeff Jacoby, HATE CRIME LAWS have been in the news on multiple fronts this week. + In Charleston, S.C., jurors in federal court Tuesday sentenced Dylann Roof to the death penalty after deliberating for just three hours. Roof, a 22-year-old white supremacist who murdered nine black parishioners at Charleston’s Emanuel AME church in 2015, was

Trump chooses South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as UN ambassador

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be his selection as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Haley was an outspoken Trump critic throughout much of his campaign, yet she’s now poised to be the first female Cabinet-level official in the Trump administration. Haley still needs Senate confirmation to