Dear Friends … I can’t believe that it’s time for our annual Christmas letter! How time flies! As you know from last year’s letter, son Joe was elected to the state legislature, where he has been leading the fight against the gay agenda. If you have been reading…
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The Star has asked if there is a constitutional right to die. But framing the issue in that way is misleading. There is no enumerated right to die. just as there Is no right to hold particular religious beliefs or to marry outside one’s race or to join a political action group.
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Europe’s religious conflicts were the background for America’s formation, so it shouldn’t be surprising that our national history has been substantially shaped by religious passions: broadly, as religiously-based concerns over social justice have…
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This issue of Common Ground explores some of the myriad ways in which religion intersects with government and politics in America’s pluralistic culture. And intersect it certainly does–for good and arguably for ill…
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I suppose it was only a matter of time until Indiana became embroiled in one of the more recent church-state controversies: the movement to post the Ten Commandments on the walls of courtrooms and government buildings throughout the country.
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