Kelly Thomas

A native New Englander, Kelly Thomas grew up in Maine before heading to Washington, D.C. to study international politics. She received her B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in 2015 and her M.A. in Terrorism, Security and Society from the War Studies Department at King's College London in 2016, exploring the intersection of religious expression in the public square and the fight against terrorism. Her master's thesis at King's was titled: Dangerous Oversight: The Role of Secularization in U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy Post-9/11.  Kelly joined NewBostonPost in July 2016.

Items by Kelly Thomas

The Patriarchy or ISIS: Who Is Really To Blame for Manchester?

Margaret Sanger, a Credit to Her Race

There’s a New Sexist in Town

Maine’s Top Five Budget-Friendly Wonders to See This Spring

Marathoners Run to Help ‘Grab the Torch’

Harvard Sticks It To Puritans, History, Conservatives in Quest for ‘Diversity’

Bus Lives Matter

Harvard Students Shut Down University Hall

Aborting Jesus

And If St. Patrick Doesn’t Agree With It, He Has To Go, Too

Harvard’s Lesson in Self-Praise and Faux Engagement

Planned Parenthood De-Funding Protest Features Hymns vs. Obscenities

Pro-Life Organizations Ready for Anti-Planned Parenthood Rallies

Swiss Guard Coming To Boston … Sort of

The Diet Starts Tomorrow

Rosary Drowns Out Pro-Abortion Protests at Pro-Life Assembly

Iraqi Nun To Keynote Pro-Life Commemoration of Pro-Abortion Ruling

Meryl Streep and the Delusion of Hollywood

Why The Left Can’t Handle Lena Dunham

Babies on Drugs: Massachusetts Health Officials Say Crisis Getting Worse

Boston native John Kelly, Trump cabinet pick, known for shining spotlight elsewhere

Trump taps Boston native to head up Department of Homeland Security

Ayotte pays tribute to New Hampshire “grit” in farewell remarks

Common Core incompatible with Catholic education, report finds

BC’s Red Bandanna Run commemorates 9/11 selfless act

Civil rights lawyer: Amazon’s criminal background checks discriminate against minorities

Saving the culture, one date at a time

Teachers openly campaigning for and against Question 2

Trump gains on Clinton in latest N.H. polls

Disenchanted with Clinton, Trump, many younger voters going third party

When “freedom from religion” became dangerous

Yale conference seeks to foster culture of life

Yale and Brown professors team up to confirm ancient text

Relic of Catholic saint arrives in Boston

Speaking at Harvard, former Polish official warns of populist movement

New England colleges and universities score in latest U.S. News rankings

Coming to a store near you: K-cups for weed

Providence College swim team raises $19,000 for cancer

Connecticut income tax at 25: Where has all the money gone?

Ayotte, Rubio introduce bill prohibiting ‘ransom’ payments to Iran

Professor at Brown helps lead the fight against Alzheimer’s

Mass. taxpayers to pay more than $160 million for Obamacare over next decade

US urges Turkey, Syrian Kurds to focus on ISIS

The dog days of summer: What to do in New England this weekend

New Hampshire ranks first in the nation in freedom

Opponents of transgender ideology buoyed by support from Pope Francis

Young innovators competition to be held in Boston

Parents helpless in face of teen privacy laws

Report: Ten things that keep Mainers poor

Amirah House helps former sex workers recover and thrive

Report: Rising home prices caused by excessive zoning and other forms of government regulation

Ayotte: Prisoners Obama wants released have documented terrorist ties

Former Bush administration official concerned about Trump’s remarks on NATO

Warren fires shots at DNC, Washington think tanks

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says Gadsden Flag might constitute harassment

Trump talks immigration, foreign policy in Maine

General Hayden won’t support Trump, refuses to endorse Clinton

Ayotte calls out Obama for ransom payment to Tehran

Trump and Clinton both scheduled to fundraise on Cape Cod

Defense Department opens tech office in Boston

Unions release ad in fight to preserve charter school status quo

Registration open for event honoring BC’s 9/11 red bandana hero

Bridging the police-youth divide with music

Mass. maintains policy against granting licenses to illegals

Wilmington man faces charges for threatening to burn Boston mosque

Despite terminal illness, Bay Stater attends Democratic convention

Tim Kaine’s Catholic morality at odds with some public actions

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