Providing two college-age women with health insurance that covers birth control, according to an attorney for Missouri state Rep. Paul Joseph Wieland and his wife Teresa, is the equivalent of giving your children free access to a “stocked unlocked liquor cabinet.”
America's railroads -- and with them, its economy -- nearly ground to a halt in 1894 because one of the wealthiest men in American history decided to grow his own fortune on the backs of hungry workers.
Thanks to the Supreme Court, lawmakers have all the power they need to prevent many of the kind of gun deaths that make headlines, but they are powerless against the kinds of guns that will kill dozens of people today, and tomorrow, and the day after that.
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Judges have power because we trust them to do more than vote their political preferences. If they are unable to set aside their partisan preferences whenever the subject of Obamacare comes up, then we are better off leaving those decisions to people who are actually accountable to the electorate.
Because of an oddity in the Supreme Court's death penalty cases, it is perfectly constitutional under existing precedents to execute people with very serious mental illness except in limited circumstances.