Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, the outspoken leader of the Supreme Court’s conservative bloc, was found dead at a Texas ranch Saturday morning.
What is the appropriate punishment for an adult who gives drugs or liquor to teens?
The Catholic bishops and right-wing Catholics might be cheering the ruling in the Hobby Lobby case ... but there are game-changing, under-reported facts about Hobby Lobby.
On Interfaith Voices I interviewed the CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute about their latest polling on the so-called “contraception mandate.”
In the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 26, the state of Missouri executed Michael A. Taylor via lethal injection. Taylor was previously convicted of the abduction, rape and killing of Ann Harrison, 15, in 1989. He pled guilty and was sentenced to death.
The Supreme Court has declared that life sentences for perpetrators under the age of 18 are unconstitutional. So states have been developing new sentencing laws. The Missouri legislature has a bill in the Senate, SB 790, that proposes minimum 50-year sentences for 16 and 17-year-olds who are convicted of crimes such as first-degree murder and minimum 25-year sentences for defendants under the age of 16.