While the Obama administration pretends that the law is a concrete inflexible animal incapable of multiple interpretations, LGBT rights in this country continue to languish. Strong leadership is needed.
Because social media is a largely unregulated environment, law enforcement is advancing into the field unchecked. We need to start laying down guidelines for law enforcement access to social networking data.
Senator Coburn claims physician-patient privilege to avoid testifying against Ensign. But this is not a "Get out of Jail Free" card for physicians who acquire knowledge outside of their work as doctors.
In a sport long governed by an unspoken "bro code," it saddens me to see signs that skiing may become another cold and hard industry where even the great Warren Miller is made to look evil in the public eye.
One thing is certain, authorities have powerful tools to get people off the streets in the array of statutes that they have at their disposal. They also have an extraordinarily difficult job of balancing their obligations.
The idea that future generations have a stake in carrying out the Constitution's objectives is profound. When we go to war, when we act on climate change, we do so not only for ourselves but also for our posterity.
If Betty Coumbias had only six months left to live and expressed a desire to die, most assisted-suicide advocates would support her cause. Why should she have any less control over her life because she is in good health?