America has lost its moral compass on immigration. Desperate people, guilty of nothing more than being here illegally, or fleeing violence and poverty to find a better life, are treated like hardened criminals.
The administration’s new Medicaid rule is insidiously discriminatory by targeting low-wage workers in a field dominated by women and minorities.
The College Board’s new rating gives colleges more context to judge an applicant’s test scores and grades. We support it.
None of the modest measures being proposed in this legislation would impose an undue burden on anybody’s Second Amendment rights. But they might have saved the lives of five people in Aurora on Feb. 15, 2019.
Studies keep rolling in that say climate change is a crisis. But you’d never know it from the foot-dragging in Springfield and Washington.
The Reproductive Health Act would keep abortion and reproductive care safe and accessible by repealing decades-old laws that restrict, and in some cases criminalize, abortion.
The new mayor is asking the City Council to reinvent itself and become a true collaborator in governing. For that matter, she is asking the same of us.
A Sun-Times investigation found that being a woman can add $370 a year to an insurance quote — even for a woman who has a spotless driving record.
The inequities they describe are worth the attention of the new administration.
Yes, the man had his faults. But he took on the big jobs, got things done — and took the heat. On that score, we’re confident historians will agree.
Illinois holds the unfortunate title as the state with the most coal ash pits. Let’s make sure those pits don’t contaminate our environment.
A limit of 20 miles an hour would, at the very least, make speedy cyclists more safety conscious.
Time should be up on respecting the unwritten power of aldermen to call the shots in their wards. Many have abused those powers over and over.
This latest case requires a thorough investigation if the public is to have confidence in the criminal justice system.
A strong commitment to protecting the Chicago River, with zero tolerance for litter and sewage, belongs on the incoming mayor's agenda.
Before the Legislature adjourns in the coming weeks, it needs to deliver a bill that starts fixing up Illinois.