What the Founding Fathers REALLY Learned from the Puritans about Religious Freedom
Jul08

What the Founding Fathers REALLY Learned from the Puritans about Religious Freedom

American students learn at a young age that the Pilgrims risked their lives to cross the ocean in the Mayflower because they were fleeing from religious persecution. They were Puritans – actually a derogatory term for their brand of extreme Christianity – and things went badly for them in England in the last half of the 16th century. The persecution they faced in England was genuine. People were killed for their beliefs....

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Hobby Lobby doesn’t care about your birth control
Jul01

Hobby Lobby doesn’t care about your birth control

Your gut is not wrong, the surface issue of this decision is a big deal because it directly impacts body autonomy.  It’s a big deal because five men voted to allow a company to disallow insurance coverage of certain types of medication that is made for those who have a uterus. Let’s take a step back and look at the whole picture. This is not about reproductive rights. It would be fiscally unsound for Hobby Lobby to not...

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