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Jimmy Carter: ‘It is very fine for gay people to be married’

Former President Jimmy Carter expressed his approval of same-sex marriage in an interview with The Huffington Post about his faith Monday evening. While discussing certain portions of The Bible, Carter was asked his thoughts on some people using scriptures as opposition toward LGBT individuals being allowed in church. “Homosexuality was…

President Carter urges U.S. to rethink drug war

Former President Jimmy Carter, in an editorial published by The New York Times on Thursday, urged sitting U.S. officials to rethink the drug war by decriminalizing marijuana possession and focusing on harm reduction policies over hard boiled policing. In his essay, Carter looks at the proposals by a global commission…

Jimmy Carter: My role is ‘probably superior’ to that of other presidents

Former President Jimmy Carter is in an awkward position after he told NBC’s Brian Williams that “I feel that my role as a former president is probably superior to that of other presidents” in an interview. Carter quickly tried to clarify, saying that his work at the Carter Center and…

Former Pres. Carter to visit Cuba, push for release of US contractor Gross

HAVANA (Reuters) - Former President Jimmy Carter, returning to Cuba for the first time since a groundbreaking 2002 trip, will start a three-day visit on Monday to discuss troubled U.S.-Cuba relations and the fate of imprisoned U.S. aid contractor Alan Gross. Although just 90 miles of water separate the two Cold War enemies, Carter, 86,…

Jimmy Carter helps build DC homes after illness

Jimmy Carter helps build DC homes with Habitat, just days after illness put him in hospital Former President Jimmy Carter strapped on a tool belt Monday to help build and rehabilitate homes in Washington, just days after a viral infection landed him in a hospital. Carter and former first lady…

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