A Man, a Judge and a Lightning Rod

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia adds to the political turmoil of the US. Is this a fitting irony, or is there a way forward? John Holland examines the implications.

What’s At Stake In The 2016 Election Anyway?

All presidential elections are important, but next year’s could decide to the future of the Supreme Court for decades to come.

Is the U.S.A. a Christian Nation?

The Supreme Court’s decision in the case of ‘The Town of Greece, NY v.s. Galloway’ continues the avoidance of cultural pluralism in the U.S.A.

Going Home to Newtown

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.

DOMA Goes Down

A reason to celebrate.

DOMA-sticity or Has Antonin Scalia Gone Completely Barking Mad?

Tom Gualtieri insists that DOMA and Prop 8 are bias laws without basis in the U.S. Constitution.

Scalia: Constitution Protects Straight Men

Originalist Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia weighs in on the meaning of the phrase “any person.”