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by | Sep 12, 2022

Said Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. of the Atlanta jury that convicted Leo Frank of murdering a 13-year-old female employee in 1913, “Mob law does not become due process of law by securing the assent of a terrified jury.” Frank…

by | Dec 26, 2021

Pennsylvania Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon is one of the congressional Dems who sponsored the Mental Health Justice Act. The bill would give incentives to police departments to replace emergency responders with mental health professionals to respond to crimes with individuals…

by | Jul 15, 2020

Firearm background checks hit an all-time high in June in response to the Black Lives Matter protests and riots, beating out the March spike caused by pandemic fears. A record high of 3.9 million background checks were completed by the…

by | Jun 25, 2020

A statue of Civil War hero and abolitionist Col. Hans Christian Heg in Madison, Wisconsin, was the latest to fall victim to the wave of vandalism and destruction across the country driven by protests over the death of George Floyd….

by | Jun 7, 2020

The riots have exposed the depth of America’s civilizational crisis. Yet where are the supposed religious leaders of that civilization to decry it? They are difficult to find. To the extent that clergy have been visible at all in the…

by | Jun 5, 2020

On Sunday evening, demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd defaced and toppled a statue of Confederate officer Charles Linn, which had stood in a public park in Birmingham, Alabama, since being installed in 2013 by a charity.  The destruction…

by | Jun 5, 2020

After months of forced quarantine, how are millions of U.S. citizens transitioning back into public life? One would imagine a gentle, controlled re-entry would be logical. After all, we have been told for months that social distancing is a matter…

by | Jun 4, 2020

We’ve all seen it happen again and again. Every time there’s a social or political upheaval in the U.S., President Trump responds in the way that he does, for better or for worse. Then Barack Obama releases his take —…

by | Jun 3, 2020

Dan Flynn, a writer in his forties, called me the other day and asked how the violence of the past week in all major cities across America, with its attendant death, destruction, and riot, had compared with the 1968 death,…

by | Jun 3, 2020

Who is Mark Bray, and why is he being given a platform in major news outlets, such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the New York Post, to provide a rebuttal to the president’s call to designate…

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