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Posts in category “Liberty & The State”

Wendell Berry Goes to Indiana

On gay rights, religious liberty, and the luxury politics of moralistic islanders

Posted April 1st, 2015

When You’ve Lost Wal-Mart…

The corporate version of the mythological Cronkite Moment

Posted March 31st, 2015

Indiana & the Benedict Option

The handwriting is on the Hoosier wall for the future of post-Christian America

Posted March 31st, 2015

Indiana: The Holy War of the Left

Crusading, illiberal liberalism shows how far it will go to suppress a fundamental American value

Posted March 31st, 2015

‘Where I Might Be Wrong on Gay Marriage’

The Federalist hosts a symposium from writers on both sides of the issue

Posted March 26th, 2015

Who Are the Enemies of Religious Liberty?

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

Posted March 24th, 2015

‘Such Language Is Not Helpful’

If we don’t talk about torture, we can pretend America didn’t do it

Posted December 9th, 2014

‘Thou Shalt Kill,’ Commands California

State’s Catholic governor orders religious institutions to provide abortion coverage — or else

Posted October 22nd, 2014

Hitch Gays — or Else

The first case in which state orders ministers opposed to same-sex marriage to perform those rituals

Posted October 20th, 2014

Houston, We Have a (Free Speech) Problem

‘What did you preach and when did you preach it?’

Posted October 15th, 2014

Gay Rights vs. Religious Liberty, Again

Far from the Supreme Court, a Christian college could lose accreditation over its student life policy.

Posted October 6th, 2014

The Perversity of Diversity

In California’s state colleges, it’s diversity yes, pluralism no

Posted September 19th, 2014

The Disgrace Of Ferguson

And it is pretty damn insane that people who spend all day …

Posted August 15th, 2014

Edward Snowden: Traitor Or Hero?

James Bamford’s longish piece on Edward Snowden in Wired is well worth …

Posted August 14th, 2014

Hobby Lobby & ‘The Bad Old Days’

Did you catch Brett McDonnell’s essay arguing that the left made a …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

Bullying Canada’s Catholic Schools

American readers, take a moment to give silent thanks for the First …

Posted July 19th, 2014

Obama To Religious ‘Bigots’: Drop Dead

This just in: President Barack Obama plans to sign executive orders Monday …

Posted July 18th, 2014