Is It Wrong for a Christian to Sue the Government?
Russell D. Moore
[T]he suit of a governing agency is less like an assault than like an appeal for a grievance to be answered. The normal mechanism of a citizen seeking justice, in our system, goes ultimately through the court system.
Our Empathy-Incapable Politics about Late-Term Abortion
Chuck Donovan, National Review Online
Empathy means the ability to identify with or vicariously experience the feelings or attitudes of another. It can be a difficult art, but it is not so terribly difficult when the act one is empathizing with is, as Representative Steve King (R., Iowa) pointed out on the House floor, the ripping of limbs from one’s body.
Catholics and Religious Liberty
R.R. Reno, First Things
The ever useful Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life has released a new survey. The focus falls on attitudes toward the recent push by the Catholic Bishops to highlight the threats posed to religious liberty.
Federal judge upholds Arizona’s new law banning late-term abortions
Joyce Coronel, Catholic News Service
The executive director of the Arizona Catholic Conference praised U.S. District Court Judge James A. Teilborg for upholding Arizona’s recently enacted ban on abortions after 20 weeks except in cases of medical emergency.