| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:03 PM
It's been weeks since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the contraception-mandate case, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, but the pace of urgent fundraising appeals has barely slackened. Several times a day, another pops up in my email inbox. Some are...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Aqua Sphere CEO Don Rockwell says he had no idea that Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, would come out of retirement when the swimming equipment manufacturer sought earlier this year to partner with him.
Talk about added...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Various state laws, and a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, continue to chip away at women's reproductive rights. Fortunately, those rights have at least one prominent champion: U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
Sen. Blumenthal has called on the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Visitors this summer to the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library might be surprised to discover corn, broccoli and heirloom tomatoes sprouting just outside the library's entrance.
Stephanie Girardi, a longtime circulation clerk and supervisor at the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: That's rich, a Christian activist law firm calling itself the Becket Fund for Religious Freedom. Equally Orwellian phrasing titles the constitutionally dubious Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which the Becket firm has cited to obtain...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Palmer McGee was a soft spoken, white-shoe lawyer with an innate sense of fairness and compassion. He embodied paradox: a West Point graduate who actively opposed the war in Vietnam; a Republican who ran for the U.S. Senate on a peace ticket.
| Jul 25, 2014
Dirt, dried seaweed and white, crusty blotches of coral growth stain the photographic prints of Andreas Franke, who attaches his artworks to old shipwrecks resting on the ocean floor.
The subjects in Franke's photographs are dispatches from an...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision has thrust a once-little-known boutique law firm into the center of a growing conservative movement to make faith-based exemptions as potent a legal tool as free speech has been for liberals.
| Jul 20, 2014
It should come as no surprise that Democrats are looking to women voters for help this fall and plan to use the Hobby Lobby decision — and an assault of women's reproductive rights generally — as part of their rallying cry. In a meeting Friday...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Those of us thinking it would take something Biblical to reboot L.A.'s crosstown football rivalry got to check "flood" off the list after UCLA's Pauley Pavilion was turned into an aquarium by a busted pipe on Sunset Boulevard.
There hasn't been so...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Bill Cink: The Hobby Lobby decision did not infringe on anyone's rights, but did to a small degree support and defend everyone's 1st Amendment rights, so I'...