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Entries by Geoffrey R. Stone from 04/2010

Gay Rights? Now I Get It!

| Posted 04.03.2010 | Politics

I don't see why you think homosexuality is a problem, even if, as some believe, it is either a personal choice or a "disorder."

The Protestant Seat on the Supreme Court

| Posted 04.11.2010 | Religion

Should President Obama nominate a Protestant to succeed Justice Stevens? If not, this will be the first time in American history without a Protestant on the Court.

Conservative v. Liberal Justices: Piercing the Myths

| Posted 04.14.2010 | Politics

Conservative commentators have persuaded the public that conservative judges apply the law, whereas liberal judges make up the law. These are appealing but wholly disingenuous descriptions of what judges actually do.

Dog-Fighting and the First Amendment

| Posted 04.25.2010 | Politics
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If the government is truly concerned about the underlying illegality of dog-fighting, it should punish it more severely, but it cannot forbid the speech.

A Cross by Any Other Name

| Posted 04.30.2010 | Religion

According to the Court's conservative justices, the Cross is not solely "a symbol of Christianity." I supposed by this logic the American flag doesn't symbolize America, either?