Ending Child Marriage in Pennsylvania

Unchained At Last, the AHA Foundation and sponsors of HB2542/SB1219 will gather on September 25 at 9:00am in the Main Capitol Rotunda to discuss the bill to end child marriage in Pennsylvania. The bill’s primary sponsors include Representatives
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How Iran Protests Play into Middle East Power Struggles

 "Part of me is feeling hope," said Arash Azizi, a New York University researcher, far from his home in Iran. "We see the rising up of the downtrodden." "But I am even more worried than hopeful," he added. More than 20 people have been killed and 450 arrested since a
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Kerry: ISIL a Threat to Russia, Too

By Scott Stearns VOA News This article originally was posted to the Voice of America website on September 11. Jeddah, Saudia Arabia — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the U.S. administration are disappointed by Russia’s initial reaction to President Obama’s speech on the Islamic State of Iraq and (more...)

Global Norms Demand Response to Chemical Weapons Use

By Charlene Porter Staff Writer The United States has a national security stake in defending international prohibitions on the use of chemical weapons. Syria’s apparent “flagrant violation” of that standard demands a response, according to White House spokesman Jay Carney. President Obama is now engaged in deciding what that response (more...)

United States Doubles Aid to Syrian Opposition

By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Writer Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United States is doubling nonlethal humanitarian assistance to the regime opposition in Syria to underscore America’s firm support for a political resolution to the two-year-old violent crisis in Syria. The aid was announced by Kerry (more...)

Kerry Travels to Europe, Middle East for Talks

By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Writer Secretary of State John Kerry, on his first international trip since becoming secretary in February, will meet with world leaders for discussions on a wide range of issues, from Europe and Afghanistan to Mali and Syria and to Middle East peace. Kerry will (more...)

Syrians Facing “Murder and Starvation”

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer A senior U.S. official says all nations should “heed the call of conscience” in response to the Syrian government’s continued brutal suppression of its people, and should halt all support for Bashar al-Assad’s regime, including arms or material transfers and financial support. Speaking at an urgent debate (more...)

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