The court majority failed the empathy test and lost a chance to balance honor of religion's role in public life with the rights of those of all faiths.
After Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes bill affecting gay marriage, similar bills in other states will give us another master class in how to hold a culture war.
Legislative prayer is the subject of the latest religion-clause challenge to reach the U.S. Supreme Court.
It is ever more important that transparency and accountability be built into the government’s antiterrorism efforts.
Studies reveal a deeply divided America in which members of different “tribes” live separately from one another. Religious affiliation also separates them.
Contemporary liberal political philosophers are kindly disposed toward the idea of religious liberty but eager to contain the influence of religion over politics.
It is a mark of Antonin Scalia's pioneering influence that originalism and fidelity to text have become a staple of the Supreme Court’s interpretive methodology.
We have so confused the sacrament with the legal arrangement that the meaning of marriage as a Christian mystery has been lost.
We are now at the point where American Catholics should accept state recognition of same-sex marriage simply because they are Americans.
Will severing the connection marriage has forged between sex, procreation, and family formation undermine the expectations our culture places on the institution?
“Disentanglement” is not a stable or feasible response to the dangers to religious freedom posed by the legal redefinition of marriage.