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The State of the Gun Union -- Concealed Carry in the US

Eric Korn | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics
Eric Korn

A recent ruling by a federal judge that struck down certain provisions of Washington D.C.'s concealed carry law as "likely unconstitutional" in the case of Grace v. District of Columbia has spurred on a needed conversation on the topic of firearms rights for the private citizen.

Despite NRA Victory Claims, Latest Heller Decision Importantly Upholds Government Right to Regulate Guns

Mike Weisser | Posted 09.22.2016 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Affirming the government's right to control firearms is one thing; affirming a silly and useless gun regulation is something else.

The Same-Sex Marriage Decision Had Everything to Do With the Constitution

Alex Glashausser | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Alex Glashausser

Chief Justice John Roberts pouted. "Celebrate," he sniffed, sounding as festive as Ebenezer Scrooge. "But do not celebrate the Constitution. It had nothing to do with it." Actually, the Constitution had everything to do with it.

The Bum Rap on Reviews

Jeff Klima | Posted 10.09.2013 | Books
Jeff Klima

See there is this problem with the book publishing industry: the readers. I'm sure many people have told you that readers are an asset, but these people would be lying to you.

Nevada Nonpartisan Senate Guide, Shelley Berkley vs. Dean Heller

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the Berkley/Heller U.S. Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way?

Apple Powermats & Chair Comas: NeoCon 2011 Unplugged

Jacob Slevin | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

Last week, the nation's leading commercial design expo -- NeoCon (formerly NeoCon WTF) -- came and went for it's 42nd year in Chicago's historic Merch...

The Art of Making Science Dance

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Craig K. Comstock

Images obtained from scientific instruments: what makes some of them dance with visual delight?

Playboy's Most Scandalous Fiction: Palahniuk, Nabokov, Heller ... Roald Dahl!

Flavor Wire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Playboy playmates generally fit a consistent set of criteria, but the men's magazine is far more varied when it comes to its featured fiction. With an...

Kagan is No Lady Gaga of Law

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Maybe Kagan is no Lady Gaga when it comes to fashion. But for most Americans, the way Kagan outfits herself is just fine. What's in her mind and her heart are far more important than what's on her back, neck, or her ring finger.

We Must Pay Attention to the Rise of Gun Violence

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marian Wright Edelman

The June 26th Supreme Court ruling to strike down Washington, D.C.'s handgun ban dealt yet another blow to securing our children's safety from gun violence.

My Formal Statement On Today's Decision In The Heller DC Gun Case, Plus Remarks In Front Of The Supreme Court

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

The Heller decision will most likely embolden criminal defendants, and ideological extremists, to file new legal attacks on existing gun laws.