Texas abortion law is terrible law

For decades pro-life efforts to restrict abortion have crashed against the rocks of Roe v. Wade. Besides being extraordinary restrictive (6 weeks), the Texas law uses a novel legal concept to (apparently) escape judicial scrutiny: enforcement is up to private citizens...

Church clarifies penalties for sex abuse

Church clarifies penalties for sex abuse – The Washington Post: The new laws state that clerics who abuse minors or other vulnerable people be punished with “deprivation from office,” and potentially with defrocking. Previously, the church had only...