Rules Are for Schmucks: A Pastor Preached Too Loudly, and Neighbors Complained. Were His Rights Violated?
Pastor Johnnie Clark was released from jail last Sunday morning, after serving nine days of his original fourteen-day sentence. His offence? Preaching in his own Christian church. This didn’t happen in Iran, or in China.... Read More
For many years, Montgomery County, Maryland has staged a "Harvest Festival" on the first weekend of October. It's like county fairs used to be in the good old days: a low-key celebration of agriculture and... Read More
The Amish are better than you and me. Because you and me—we need to have building and sanitary permits before doing major home construction or renovation work. The Amish in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, argued... Read More
For long-suffering USA men’s sports fans, the FIBA Basketball World Cup comes at an opportune moment. Forget needing to content ourselves with the “moral victory” of a draw, or even a narrow loss, against the... Read More
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) recently announced a settlement in which the IRS agreed to re-initiate enforcement of a federal law that has been on the books for sixty years, and enforced by every... Read More
This article is not about law, or ethics, but simply about the reasonable use of a single word. “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty told Alice, “it means just what I choose it to... Read More
Earlier this summer, on July 17, a fifty-two-year-old woman named Nancy Mullis entered a Cumberland Farms store in Stuart, Florida, picked up a $2.99 bag of Raisinets, then exited the store without paying for them.... Read More