From the daily archives:

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

What is Pope Francis Up To?

March 27, 2013

Pope Francis was only elected two weeks ago and he has already captured the attention of the world.  In these two weeks, one thing I’ve noticed among people I know is that some Catholics who don’t accept the teachings of the Catholic Church have cited Pope Francis’ humility and willingness to put faith into action [...]

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Misguided Gay Marriage Arguments?

March 27, 2013

Perhaps gay rights activists in this country are aiming too high.  Rather than create massive grassroots campaigns impacting local and state law, they’ve gone right to the top.  Listening to Andrew Wilkow this afternoon, he made an interesting argument about the gay marriage debate:  that the typical arguments in support of gay marriage don’t really [...]

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Drug Sniffing Dogs and the Fourth Amendment

March 27, 2013

When Justices Scalia, Thomas, Alito, and Kennedy are join the majority in a Supreme Court opinion, you can usually be sure that the Court ruled the right way.  It isn’t that those Justices are always correct, but the first three have great respect for the Constitution and Kennedy usually at least tries to reach decisions [...]

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