The Supreme Court once again is considering the contested boundary between church and state in the case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Increasingly the church is winning, a fact that should worry every American.
The National Rifle Association blinked Thursday when it endorsed “regulations” for gun attachments such as bump stocks that accelerate the rate of fire. The small victory was possible only because anti-gun activists brought single-issue passion to the cause.
Members of Congress, including some of our Missouri and Kansas lawmakers, are playing political games with hurricane relief and other important measures. Why can’t Congress simply vote on individual bills on the merits?
Some antifa activists want to take a destructive, perhaps even violent, approach to counter bigots and neo-Nazis. But radical left is playing into the hands of white supremacists and Klansmen when they adopt the tactics of the loony right.
Deteriorating, dangerous jails and prisons in Kansas and Missouri have dominated the headlines this summer. The problems must be addressed quickly on practical and moral grounds. And solving the challenges won’t get easier over time.