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Category: Law

Hallelujah, Mr. Bush

President George Bush just completed a speech on immigration, and he finally managed to say something convincing and worthwhile. In fact, he said a lot of things convincingly: he’ll stop […]

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Torture by any name…

PBS’s Frontline documentary “The Torture Question” last night explored at length the U.S. policy on the abuse and torture of prisoners. No amount of euphemism (e.g: “coercive interrogation,” “enemy combatant,” […]

Robertson says take him out

Pat Robertson, the conservative every liberal loves to hate, is at it again. Shovel firmly in hand, he continues to deepen that hole he lives in. This time he is […]

Why I’m voting for Kerry

I’m voting for John Kerry. Why? I’ll try to keep it simple. I have several issues that usually decide elections for me: the environment and women’s rights (pro-choice, not pro-abortion). […]

Same-sex marriage

If the courts decree only a man and a woman may marry, won’t they have to define “man” and “woman”? Hmmm. Chromosome testing… genitalia inspection… pre-sex change or post-sex change…. […]

Illegal aliens are… illegal!

If they are allowed to stay in the United States, under any condition, isn’t the citizenship of every legal U.S. citizen devalued by that much? By definition, illegal aliens are… […]

Roe v. Wade

Well, today is the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. I know that because CNN just told me. And for what it’s worth, I will defend to the death a woman’s […]