by Jim Thompson
Matt Ford reports in The Atlantic that a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled Friday against Obama’s executive actions on immigration, “frustrating the administration’s efforts to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation and setting up a potential showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court.”
In The American Prospect, Douglas Najeime and ACS Board Member Reva Siegel examine the validity of religious conscience claims in today’s culture-war conflicts.
At The Broad Side, ACS President Caroline Fredrickson discusses the disparity between standard sick leave policies for the highest and lowest income earners in America.
Alia Wong at The Atlantic explains how parental incarceration can affect a child’s education and why schools need to develop policies that address these kids’ specific needs.