If the three-drug cocktail used for capital punishment is found cruel and unusual, how ever shall we kill our prisoners?
It’s the close of the term, and here’s a recap of the major cases from SCOTUS this year. Some surprising results. Some, not so much. Alsotoo: we’re waiting until Monday for the Hobby Lobby and Harris decisions.
Headlines practically ripped from fiction.
Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new Cosmos shows that the easiest way to eliminate the theory of evolution is to leave it up to the free market.
The least self-aware quote since “Only a Sith thinks in absolutes!”
Image via Wikipedia Playing off of Mark’s post against the Oklahoma ban on sharia law, it’s important to note that most of the contemporary debate over Sharia law in the United States seems to be operating under a huge misconception over what Sharia actually is. I think a lot of its detractors, and maybe even…
In one of the recent threads on the supposed “threat” of sharia law and the resulting need for anti-sharia legislation, such as the recently passed resolution in Oklahoma, a commenter argues: By allowing Sharia law into America with this *ho hum* attitude you are tacitly allowing arbitrary theocratic dictats to hold sway. There are very…