The democratic experiment is neither certain nor assured. It takes courage and perseverance, a willingness to wrestle with the toughest issues and to...
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As we lurch uncontrollably toward Election Day, choosing our next set of lawmakers, I've been looking for a way to cast some light on what is at stake. I think that I've found it in the oldest legal code -- the Code of Hammurabi, from 1772 B.C.
People sometimes derive law about abortion from a biblical law in which someone, in the course of a fight, strikes a pregnant woman, and she goes into labor.
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