Tag Archives: freedom

Family Names

Not everyone is happy about this decision, understandably. I still think their choice of name is imprudent. (Updated April 21, 2017) However, I also think that a government’s legitimate interests do not include a need to tell parents what name … Continue reading

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Who is My Neighbor?

Folks were hanging around after an evening prayer service Sunday, when someone came into the building and started shooting. 19 of the 50-plus folks there were injured, five hospitalized in critical condition. Six are now dead: Ibrahima Barry Mamadou Tanou … Continue reading

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Amos and Social Justice

I think social justice is a good idea. I’d better explain that. I think acting as if people matter is a good idea: all people, not just the ‘right’ ones. I’ll be talking about “the poor of the land,” private … Continue reading

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Shopping Center Attack: Why I Care

Saturday night’s attack in a St. Cloud shopping center was uncomfortably close to home. Crossroads Mall is about an hour down the road from where I live, and a place I’ve enjoyed visiting. Only one person died, the attacker: a … Continue reading

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