Links for 10/12/15

Happy Columbus Day to one and all. In yesterday's WaPo Outlook section, Kris Lane examines five myths about Columbus that warrant attention.  

In Sunday's Chicago Tribune, Archbishop Blase Cupich calls for gun control to stop the ceaseless violence in his own city and throughout the country. 

In a moment of serendipity, after finishing my post this morning, and considering the stance of the editors at First Things and Archbishop Charles Chaput at the synod, I borrowed the housemate's car to run to the store. He had the soundtrack of "Les Miserables" playing. This was the song, suggesting a new meme - they are playing Javert: "I am the law and the law will not be mocked!"

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