The black gay conservative doesn't know if Ezra Klein, (editor in-chief for Vox.com) is a good person or not, but he argues his recent argument for California consent law is nigh on evil.
“Necessary” evils never looked more necessary than when they never hurt me.Zero-tolerance policies in schools have a funny way of producing the
kind of terrible results that are difficult to imagine any reasonable
person intended when the policies were enacted. Just recently, honors
student Atiya Haynes of Detroit found her promising academic career upended
when a knife given to her by her grandfather for protection in a
dangerous neighborhood was accidentally left in her purse. While this
situation is certainly infuriating, it should hardly be surprising.
Students from poorer or ethnic minority backgrounds have a long history of affliction
from well-intentioned “zero tolerance” rules purportedly designed to
help and protect them, though they are by no means the only victims.
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