Culture

We Need To Get Over Ourselves

Recently, while at lunch, my coworkers engaged in a discussion about the political news of the day. That day’s topic happened to be Scaramucci’s appointment as White House Communications Director, which, as of writing, only lasted ten days. This being Los Angeles, the conversation veered into an...

Reclaiming Federalism for Human Rights

On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof infiltrated a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C. and murdered nine people. His stated intention was to start a race war. Dylan did not succeed, but he did re-ignite controversy over a divisive historical symbol in both South Carolina’s and the...

In Tolstoy, The View That Liberty and Christianity Are One

If you have strong Christian faith, the general assumption is that you desire the law to reflect Christian values. Various Christian organizations have pushed for censoring lewd entertainment, resisting efforts to legalize recreational marijuana, and prohibiting same-sex marriage. Evangelizing has become synonymous with legislating. Many Christian conservatives...