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July 1, 2015

The Christian Case for Vaccinating Children

Christians are obligated to sacrifice for others. A needle pinprick and a little soreness are relatively minor.

‘Magic Mike XXL’ Wants to Know: Do You Like That, Ladies?

It’s the movie that the Magic Mike marketing campaign prepared us for three years ago—a glorious fantasia of glistening abdomens and gyrating crotches. 

Anthony Kennedy’s Same-Sex Marriage Opinion Was a Logical Disaster

It was the correct ruling, but John Roberts's dissent completely outmatched him.

Our Shared Tragedy of Amy Winehouse

Can you tell the story of a tabloid sensation—albeit a supremely talented one—without involving scuzzy voyeurism?

June 30, 2015

Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That

Amy Schumer and modern comedy’s victimhood complex.

The Supreme Court Isn’t Afraid to Mess With Texas

The Lone Star State felt the impact of this SCOTUS season more than any other state.

Child Models Deserve Worker Protections, Too

It's time to give them the same protections that other child entertainers have. 

How to Improve Obamacare

After the Supreme Court's ACA ruling, what’s next for health care reform?

The Other Winner in the Supreme Court's Wild Week: Big Business

The Obamacare, gay marriage, and EPA rulings all have a unifying theme.

Liberals, Don’t Get Complacent About the Supreme Court

The judicial threat to liberalism won’t end until a Democratic president replaces one of the Court’s conservatives with a liberal.

Donald Trump Stole Chris Christie’s Brand

There's only room for one loud, obnoxious jerk in the Republican primary.

June 29, 2015

The Supreme Court Just Approved a Lethal Injection Drug that No One Understands

Lethal injection is often beyond the expertise of nearly everyone who participates in it.

The Housing Recovery Has Skipped Poor and Minority Neighborhoods

After the Supreme Court's fair-housing ruling, will the government finally do something about it?

Capital Punishment Is Hard to Abolish. Pennsylvania’s Death Penalty Battle Shows Why.

On the strange state of capital punishment in Pennsylvania. 

Antonin Scalia Compared a Lifesaving EPA Regulation to a Ferrari

The Supreme Court justice even suggested that a rule that restricts mercury pollution could hurt human health and the environment.

The Supreme Court Gave Democrats a Fighting Chance to Win Back the House

Contorted congressional districts could become a thing of the past.

Justice Samuel Alito: Death Is Often Painful, So Why Shouldn't Lethal Injection Be?

The heartless reasoning in the Supreme Court's death penalty ruling.

The Digital Media Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Michael Wolff’s new argument about the future of television is just as unconvincing as when I first made it 15 years ago.

Rand Paul Somehow Uses the Gay Marriage Ruling to Attack Labor Laws

For Paul, the solution is to get the government out. It doesn't matter what the problem is.

Where Do We Go From Here?

We won marriage equality. But there's still more work to be done. 

Reverend Obama's Historic Sermon

The religious underpinnings of the President's call to political action.

June 28, 2015

A Slightly Modest Proposal

John Roberts's claims of judicial restraint should be taken with a grain of salt.

A Term to Remember

In case after case, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the constitutional principles of liberty and equality.

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