Guns in Churches, Psychiatric Evaluations, and Other State Laws Proposed Since Newtown
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Tim Scott's Rise Is Because of His Talent, Not His Race
December 22, 2012
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Torture, America, and the Laws of War
December 21, 2012
Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American HistoryBy John Fabian Witt (Free Press, 498 pp., $32) WAR IS ABOUT killing, maiming, and destroying. Yet in its midst men have sought heroism not only in savage acts of bravery but also in observing limits, in finding a way to affirm their and their adversaries’ common humanity, in the concept of honor as a higher expression of morality than is attainable even in peace.