Posts Tagged ‘Supreme Court’

Oral Arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in the Legal Challenge to the HHS Mandate

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

On Wednesday next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the legal challenge to the HHS Mandate brought by the Archdiocese of Washington, its affiliated entities, and many other religious employers from around the country, including most prominently the Little Sisters of the Poor. Because next week is Holy Week, I would […] [Read more]

The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Ruling on “Same-Sex” Marriage

Friday, June 26th, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a ruling that in effect redefines the civil definition of marriage nationwide. It has decided that every state must recognize “same-sex marriage” as a constitutional right. The law of the land affirms that “marriage” in civil law may now include two persons of the same sex. While this is […] [Read more]

Truth in Love is not Bigotry

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Hyperbole as a rhetorical device has its place.  But is it true?  We all know that Superman is said to be “faster than a speeding bullet” and “more powerful than a locomotive.”   But is he?  Much of the world of literature and good fiction depends on rhetorical devices.  But in our world of political argument […] [Read more]