The Role of Natural Law in the Constitution
Robert H. Bork, The Imaginative Conservative
Natural law seems an unlikely topic for extensive television coverage, nor would one expect United States senators to develop high anxiety over the subject. Yet the confirmation hearings of Justice Clarence Thomas brought both of those improbable events to pass.
Is “Free-Range Parenting” Bad?
Gracy Olmstead, The American Conservative
Have you ever let your kids play in the yard unsupervised, or walk alone to a nearby park? Such activities may in fact be “unsubstantiated child neglect,” according to the Montgomery County Child Protective Services
In U.S., Pope’s Popularity Continues to Grow
Nearly two years after becoming the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis continues to grow more popular among Americans.
Seattle’s smart take on how to help the poor: subsidize their transit
Emily Badger, Washington Post
Earlier this week, transit agencies in and around Seattle launched a new, two-tiered fare system: one rate for most riders in a region full of high-wage tech jobs, and another for those living on less than 200 percent of the poverty line.