Politics & Policy

Burying Funeral Protests

Fred Phelps has pioneered the charming practice of protesting people’s funerals. It began with picketing funerals of gays while carrying signs saying things like “God Hates Fags.” It then moved ...
Politics & Policy

First Myths

The liberals on the Supreme Court, and in universities, have been undermining the Framers’ First Amendment handiwork. The Court’s decision upholding campaign-finance restrictions show that Americans are losing the liberties ...
Politics & Policy

Capital Complications

Judge X should be barred from hearing any death-penalty cases, a defense lawyers’ association says. Why? It turns out the judge corresponded with and once met with a murder victim’s ...
Politics & Policy

Who’s Right on Second?

Someone asked me yesterday, after the Ninth Circuit’s latest decision about the Second Amendment: Shouldn’t courts read the Second Amendment as part of an evolving Constitution? Say the Ninth Circuit ...