Ask Democrats tough questions about abortion, and their extremism on the issue becomes obvious.
The original RFRA was a good and just law that had absolutely nothing to do with gays. It was introduced in the House by Charles E. Schumer (D-NY). It passed on a voice vote in the House and by 97 to 3 in the Senate. President Clinton signed it into law without controversy.
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Infographic on public opinion on police in the United States.
D.C.’s lawmakers have plans for the next battle on immigration-citizenship. D.C. councilmembers introduced the Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act, a bill to grant non-American citizens residing in the D.C.-area the ability to vote in municipal elections.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked French Jews to come home. There is strength in numbers and the more Jews there are in Israel, the stronger Israel will be. The flip side is that the fewer Jews there are in France — or Europe or America — the weaker Jews as a whole will be.
How far should a tolerant society tolerate intolerance? Those protecting a tolerant society from the intolerant will sometimes go too far. It’s impossible to prevent it from ever happening, but it’s important not to let it happen too often.
The data on arrest-related deaths do not support the conclusion that police are racially biased.
The US, and the West more broadly, is becoming intolerant of expression that offends an angry minority or the elite sensibilities.
If I torture a fiend to find out where he left a child to suffocate or starve in some dungeon, that’s a less evil act than torturing someone just to hear them renounce their god or country.