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  • Giants' Tim Hudson 'blessed' with fourth All-Star invite

    SAN FRANCISCO Tim Hudson had planned to go fishing Monday, his 39th birthday. Instead, he'll enjoy the All-Star game festivities for the fourth time. The Giants right-hander was named to the National League roster, replacing teammate and good friend...
  • Some (considered) fixes to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

     Some (considered) fixes to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act
    When the Supreme Court unwisely ruled that some companies can decline on religious grounds to cover contraceptives in their employee health plans, it was interpreting not the 1st Amendment but a federal statute, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act....
  • Victoria Jackson, not the sharpest mind in the Obama chorus [Commentary]

    Victoria Jackson, not the sharpest mind in the Obama chorus [Commentary]
    Given the penchant of many of my fellow Americans to believe any preposterous spoof, spin or allegation that pops up on their computer screens -- I'm talking to you, Victoria Jackson! -- I want to make it perfectly clear that every statement in the next...
  • Ex-players know NFL concussion deal will prompt hard choices

    Somewhere in the 163-page National Football League concussion settlement there is presumably help for Matt Blair, the former Minnesota Vikings All-Pro linebacker who is now 63 and has increasing memory problems. Blair said he played through two...
  • U.S. should end Iran sanctions [Letter]

    U.S. should end Iran sanctions [Letter]
    The recent commentary, "An enemy revisited" (July 13), correctly states that in witnessing the harsh realities "the United States would do well to reassess its view on Iran." In fact, we should have a dialogue and trade with Iran, a country that does...
  • The Roberts court turns further rightward in service of the few

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday, July 13: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's polemic against the court's conservative majority decision in the Wheaton College case is as much a cry of frustration as it...
  • Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case

    Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case
    It is a case of Supreme hypocrisy. The adjective refers to that nine-person tribunal at the top of the American legal system, the noun to its latest act of judicial malpractice — meaning not the notorious Hobby Lobby decision handed down at the...
  • How Obama can trump Republicans and deliver good jobs

    How Obama can trump Republicans and deliver good jobs
    President Barack Obama recently defied Republican threats to file suit against him for his use of executive orders. "If House Republicans are really concerned about me taking too many executive actions, the best solution to that is passing bills," the...
  • Md. access to OB-GYNs is far better than average [Letter]

    Md. access to OB-GYNs is far better than average [Letter]
    In his letter to the editor ("Hogan: Hobby Lobby case a manufactured political issue in Md. governor's race," July 8), Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan complains that "the number of OB-GYNs in our state continues to drop; in fact three...
  • Supreme Court just gave America a refresher course on Constitution

    The Supreme Court just gave America a refresher course on the U.S. Constitution and the concept of liberty with its recent decisions over the last two weeks. Two of the major reasons our Founding Fathers came to America and risked their lives and...
  • Hobby Lobby case holds power, not life, sacred

    Hobby Lobby case holds power, not life, sacred
    We can stop pretending the Hobby Lobby case is about the sanctity of life now. Now that Forbes and Mother Jones and CBS News and dozens of other outlets have reported that Hobby Lobby's employee retirement plan invests millions in companies that...