In an instant, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the General Assembly could fix all of Chicago’s school problems, including the risk of future walkouts, with legislation to authorize school choice and reconstitute CPS.
An awareness of the importance of animal adoption, and animal welfare in general, thankfully, has grown in many states. Whether due to the pandemic or the diligence of animal activists, people are waking up.
There is something very easy that we can do to directly help people who will likely suffer from domestic violence and abuse. We can make sure that Illinois joins the 42 other states that allow victims/survivors to opt out of billing their private insurance for medical forensic exams.
If we are to successfully empower ourselves to avoid another event in our political future as traumatic as Jan. 6, we must use this moment to understand that many of the roots of its central conflict can be found in language seemingly innocuous, yet color-coded.
Op-ed: Meat producers have used ventilation shutdown to kill masses of excess animals following disruptions caused by the pandemic. It's a nightmarish form of killing, and the American Veterinary Medical Association should not allow its use under any circumstances.
Cloth masks are simply less effective when it comes to filtering out virus particles. Gov. J.B. Pritzker and local leaders should dedicate federal pandemic relief to providing high-quality masks to all residents.
Adapting the Lakeside Center at McCormick Place for use as a Chicago casino presents a wonderful opportunity to return this prominent lakefront building and a portion of the lakefront to use by Chicagoans.
Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime companion, was convicted of aiding the sexual abuse of girls and young women. Her culpability is clear. But what about ours, when there are telltale signs of a bad situation, but we ignore them and do nothing?
Restricting millions of people in the U.S. from donating blood based on fear over HIV is unethical and unfair to gay and bisexual men and, most importantly, to the millions of patients who desperately need blood transfusions.