Generations & American Catholicism

There have been some refreshingly candid (if not entirely harmonious) conversations over at Mirror of Justice recently about the blog’s mission as it approaches its fifth anniversary. Mirror of Justice is a great resource for Catholic legal scholarship, and it

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Obama's New Politics and Abortion

Yesterday was the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling by the Supreme Court, and also the day of the annual March For Life. It was also the anniversary of the day on which President Clinton had reversed Reagan’s Mexico

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Life Imitates a Simpsons' Episode – A Continuing Series

Jacques Chirac, former president of France, was mauled by his clinically depressed poodle Sumo.  I trust that I speak for all of our contributors and readers when I wish Sumo a rapid recovery.  Hattip to Instapunidit.

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Flubbing the Oath

On Tuesday, Chief Justice John Roberts flubbed the oath of office in his attempt to recite it from memory while swearing in Barack Obama. The following day, for good measure, Obama took the oath again: Obama and Roberts went through

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