The Legal Circus That Killed Proposition 8
Frank Schubert, Public Discourse

The process that killed Prop 8 in California should concern anyone who cares about democracy and the rule of law. The cheaters won.

Monks, Monasteries, and Murky Abortion Rights
Andrew M. Haines, Ethika Politika

The bottom line is that, as Bradley calls it, “the philosophical and cultural matrix in which rights can be intelligibly discussed and even argued about” is much richer than almost anyone will admit.

Surveillance Technologies and Bible Prophecy
Richard J. Mouw, First Things

Fearing a drift into oppressive “technocracy,” Houston pleaded with his audience to “far more seriously turn our minds, our scholarship, our practical concerns, to know how future man can be defended against the impersonal forces, the manipulations and other pressures of the complexities of life in these closing decades of the twentieth century.”

The Beholden State: Reclaiming California’s Lost Promise
Manhattan Institute

In this video, the cracks in California’s flawed policy plans are displayed and analyzed by a diverse set of experts in the state’s design.