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Posts in category “Law”

Stanley Fish: ‘Scalia Told Us So’

You may not like his conclusion, but it’s hard to disagree with Scalia’s logic on same-sex marriage and polygamy

Posted August 3rd, 2015

Patriotism & the Benedict Option

After 9/11, it was obvious to many conservative Christians what their duty to America was. But now, post-Iraq, and post-Obergefell?

Posted July 30th, 2015

The Ironic Truth About Marriage

Gays gain it as straights throw off its traditional constraints

Posted June 27th, 2015

After Obergefell, Revisiting Prof. Kingsfield

A closeted Christian law professor’s advice to the orthodox faithful

Posted June 26th, 2015

American Exiles

What Obergefell means for orthodox Christians

Posted June 26th, 2015

Democracy Is Dying; Persecution Is Coming

So prophesies Supreme Court dissenters from Obergefell

Posted June 26th, 2015

Boy Scouts Face Reality

If they don’t capitulate, says Bob Gates, they’re going to schism and be sued to death

Posted May 22nd, 2015

Rigging the Machinery

Calling b.s. on the ‘Cathedral’

Posted May 18th, 2015

Justice Kennedy’s Choice

Will he stiffen his spine against the mob of American elites breathing down his neck?

Posted April 28th, 2015

Making a Monkey of the Law

Hercules, Leo, and the dissolving line between humans and animals

Posted April 22nd, 2015

The Post-Indiana Future for Christians

“The constituency for religious liberty just isn’t there anymore.”

Posted April 3rd, 2015

Who Are the Enemies of Religious Liberty?

Deep-pocketed elite foundations giving money to undermine First Amendment freedoms

Posted March 24th, 2015

A Prosecutor Repents

Thirty years ago, he sent an innocent man to death row. Now he confesses his guilt

Posted March 23rd, 2015

The New Battle Lines

A prominent liberal seminary establishes positions on the new front in the culture war

Posted March 11th, 2015

Mississippi Progress

How they deal with lynchers these days

Posted February 20th, 2015

Rawlsian Opposition to Gay Marriage

A case against same-sex marriage, based on Rawlsian principles of liberal neutrality

Posted February 10th, 2015

SCOTUS & SSM: The Fix Is In

The outraged Clarence Thomas, the prophetic Antonin Scalia, and a Court committed to ‘result-oriented expedience’

Posted February 10th, 2015