Was Bono Censored?

Mark Shea complains that a portion of Bono’s speech accepting the Liberty Medal for his work promoting liberty was censored when he criticized US support of torture.  I inquired of the Constitution Center; their PR manager quickly responded: “The version you are looking at is actually an outside company that made a shortened version of…

Supreme Court and Religious Liberty

In another blow to religious liberty, the Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge to a state law requiring religious employers to provide contraception. Many religious organizations were backing Catholic Charities in this case, including Baptists, Orthodox Jews, and Seventh-day Adventists. So much for the fear of some that a Supreme Court with a…

“Safest in the World”

The US meat supply is the “safest in the world,” according to a government official, commenting on the recent recall of 21,700,000 pounds of meat in the latest E. coli scare. Actually, he said, “I think the American meat supply is the safest in the world.” How does E. coli get into hamburgers in the…