Arming classroom teachers: A personal perspective

I was thinking about the idea of arming classroom teachers well before President Donald Trump suggested the measure as a response to the terrible murders of 17 students and teachers last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

Freedom of speech includes the right to remain silent

WASHINGTON — Governments routinely behave badly, but sometimes their mean-spiritedness comes to the Supreme Court’s attention. On Tuesday, it will hear oral arguments concerning the constitutionality of measures that California’s government has taken to compel pro-life entities to speak against their own mission.

United’s bulldog blunder

Last April, United Airlines obliterated its customer service reputation by having a passenger dragged off an overbooked flight at O’Hare. As part of its mea culpa, here’s what CEO Oscar Munoz pledged to fliers: Every customer deserves to be treated with the highest levels of service and the deepest sense of dignity and respect.