Lewis Black on Voter Suppression: “Not on my Watch Baby”

Lewis Black

Current voter ID laws are voter suppression laws. They perverse our democracy and perpetuate failures of the existing version of our marketplace of ideas

Roy Wasn’t A Perfect Man, But He Was a Good One. Here’s Why He’ll Be Missed


“He wasn’t a perfect man, by any means, but none of us are and just as our good cannot wipe out our faults, neither can our evils wipe out the small kindnesses that mean so much,” writes N.C. Harrison.

Guyhood Call for Submissions: Get Outside, Because “Out is In”

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July is National Parks and Recreation Month and Henry David Thoreau’s birthday. GMP wants your stories about outdoor adventures, misadventures, and everything in between.

Why I Might Give Up Eating Meat…Forever


“I do not like to feel trapped by a box of one size fits all manliness, and a template for stepping outside of it, even in a realm as simple as that of cuisine, feels like a liberating idea,” writes strongman and BBQ aficionado N.C. Harrison.

Punishing Creativity

Cap and Gown

Our education culture suffers from a desire to standardize and censor.

A Kinder, Modernized Second Amendment


Are threats and intimidation the M.O. of gun rights activists? Chris Hicke delves into one of the more divisive topics facing our nation today.

What Could Possibly Go Wrong? New Georgia Law Allows Guns Virtually Everywhere

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Vehemently opposed by Georgia law enforcement officials, county commissioners and the TSA, the Safe Carry Protection Act will go into effect July 1, 2014.

Meet the Gay Dads Suing Georgia to Marry


With dozens and dozens of couples filing suit against various states over the last few months, it was only a matter of time before the Peach State joined in.

Is Russia Paying A Price For Crimea?


Despite all the rhetoric about American weakness when it comes to Crimea, Russia has been paying a steep price for its behavior.

I Miss the Hugs from My Students

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On the last day of school a group of my students drew a picture of me and my drum set in chalk on the blackboard. I miss their smiling faces and their warm hugs; most times it was the only hug I would get all day.

She Lost Her Husband to Alzheimer’s and then to a Gunshot

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Confused, retired Lt. Colonel Ronald Johnson knocked on the wrong door one early morning.

Praising Sportsmanship, Raising Sportsmen


An inspirational story and a reminder that “Sporting” has two definitions.

No One Killed, Because of Kindness: A Case for Compassion


What happens when violence is not met with violence, but with understanding?

Teen in Need of a Heart Transplant Being Denied Lifesaving Surgery


An Atlanta Children’s Hospital is denying a 15-year-old boy a lifesaving heart transplant because they say he has a “history of non-compliance.”

Georgia Inmate, Warren Lee Hill, Wins Another Appeal To Delay Execution

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In spite of the now-multiple reasons not to execute Hill, Georgia has remained committed to moving forward with the penalty, and the judge will take up these latest arguments in the coming weeks.

Why Georgia Gets to Ignore the Constitutional Ban on Executing the ‘Mentally Retarded’

Warren Hill Georgia inmate

Seven mental health professionals have evaluated Georgia inmate Warren Lee Hill, and all seven have determined that Hill is intellectually disabled.