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  • In Theory: Free speech or abuse?

    In the wake of the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, the Arizona state legislature has passed emergency legislation to prevent the Westboro Baptist Church from picketing victims' funerals, including that of 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green. The church's...
  • In Theory: Can Americans reconcile with Islam?

    Q. A leading Islamic cleric has begun a tour of America urging American Muslims to help shape the religion’s relationship with the USA. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf says Muslims should depoliticize their faith and that they should aim to make Islam be...
  • In Theory: Can Islam and democracy coexist?

    Q. The pro-democracy uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have resonated around the world, with even the Wall Street Journal going so far as to headline one column, “The Arab World's 1989?” Hosni Mubarak's resignation from his position as...
  • Tropico Perspective: Exercise more care when voting

    Bigotry is like pornography; everyone’s seen it, no one admits to taking part, and it’s never a victimless crime. Both appear to be popular these days — must be the Internet. Racism is a process, not just a condition. We categorize...
  • Small Wonders: The search for commonality

    Small Wonders: The search for commonality
    This is the last in a three-part series: Marguerite doesn't pray for snow anymore. "Let's just say for the past 25 years, the only time I pray is when I'm taking off or hit turbulence in an airplane." It took years for Marguerite to reconcile the...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff still fighting for genocide resolution

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and other advocates for a congressional resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide are taking a new tack this year, seeking both a genocide recognition vote and approval of a measure condemning religious discrimination...
  • No hearts break for Burbank

    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Burbank Heart Breakers Coach Richard Escamilla had been waiting for his offense to get going. Going into the fourth inning of a tie ballgame with the Tujunga Hot Shots in the semifinals of the Tri-Cities Minor Softball...
  • In Theory

    Q. A study released June 9 by the Public Religion Research Institute: “Committed to Availability, Conflicted About Morality, What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars.” Fifty-six...
  • Proposition 8 trial video at center of legal debate

    Proposition 8 trial video at center of legal debate
    A federal judge in San Francisco, hearing arguments on whether to make public videotapes of last year’s trial on Proposition 8, said Monday he generally favored the trend of bringing cameras into the courtroom but also was concerned about obeying...
  • Federal designation is mixed message

    Recently released testing data gave Principal Anita Schackmann plenty to celebrate — Luther Middle School climbed 19 points to a score of 845 on the Academic Performance Index, the statewide measure of student achievement. In addition, four of...
  • DeBell and priorities in Burbank

    The same week I read in the Burbank Leader about part of “Burbank’s Finest” — the nice and caring crossing guards — being turned over to someone else (“City outsources crossing guards,” June 11) and that some of...
  • California Supreme Court to hear key gay marriage arguments

    California Supreme Court to hear key gay marriage arguments
    The California Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether conservatives who sponsored Proposition 8 are entitled to appeal last year's federal ruling that overturned the 2008 same-sex marriage ban. The court's ruling, due 90 days after...