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  • Mexique chef Carlos Gaytan on life after 'Top Chef'

    Mexique chef Carlos Gaytan on life after 'Top Chef'
    A miracle is a coincidence you know can't be a coincidence. How else could Carlos Gaytan explain what happened 17 months ago — with his West Town restaurant Mexique spiraling into debt, he and his wife, Iliamar, decided it could no longer go on....
  • Evolution, the Bible and Doc's happy medium

    Evolution, the Bible and Doc's happy medium
    My grandfather, Dr. Lewis A. Convis, would have enjoyed the various opinions on evolution, science and the Bible that were printed recently in the Orlando Sentinel. A Congregational minister, "Doc" was a devout Christian who believed in the power of the...
  • Thursday: Should business owners have to pay for contraception coverage for female employees?

    Thursday: Should business owners have to pay for contraception coverage for female employees?
      Religious freedom is a big issue in front of the Supreme Court these days, as the justices debate whether corporations should be able to ban contraception coverage for female employees. The religious folks and groups say Obamacare takes away their...
  • Hobby Lobby doesn't have religious rights

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. Let's concentrate for a moment on the "Inc." part. Hobby Lobby is a for-profit corporation selling arts and crafts. It is asking the court to declare that its...
  • Conservative justices seem poised to deal blow to Obamacare

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's conservative majority sounded poised Tuesday to deal a blow to President Obama's healthcare law and rule that business owners may invoke their religious beliefs to opt out of a new federal requirement that they pay...
  • Should corporations have to provide insurance for contraception?

    Should corporations have to provide insurance for contraception?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) Hobby Lobby is a family-owned chain of arts and crafts stores. The owners, the Green family, don’t want the company insurance plan to offer emergency...
  • Robert B. Reich: The new tribalism and the decline of the nation-state

    We are witnessing a reversion to tribalism around the world, away from nation-states. The same pattern can be seen even in America -- especially in American politics. Before the rise of the nation-state between the 18th and 20th centuries, the world...
  • Hobby Lobby case: Defenders of religious freedom should be careful what they pray for

     Hobby Lobby case: Defenders of religious freedom should be careful what they pray for
    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will consider a proposition that will strike many Americans as bizarre: that large, for-profit businesses can refuse on religious grounds to comply with a federal mandate that they include contraception in their employee...
  • Jesus was God in human flesh

    Q: I suppose it makes sense to believe in God, but I'm not sure I believe in Jesus the way you preachers say we should. Where does He fit into the picture? Isn't it enough to believe in God? -- R.N.M. A: It's certainly important to believe in God; if...
  • Religious case at Supreme Court could affect Obamacare and much more

    Religious case at Supreme Court could affect Obamacare and much more
    WASHINGTON — A challenge to part of President Obama's healthcare law that hits the Supreme Court on Tuesday could lead to one of the most significant religious freedom rulings in the high court's history. Four years ago, in their controversial...
  • Don't open Pandora's box [Editorial]

    Don't open Pandora's box  [Editorial]
    The owners of the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby have a right to their religious beliefs. So do their 28,000 employees. And the citizens of the United States also have a right to a government that protects their health and welfare. Yet these...