A collection of banned books
September 8th, 2017

At the end of September, libraries and bookstores everywhere will be celebrating “Banned Books Week.” This got us thinking: why do people ban books (or, in extreme cases, burn them)? Literature is such a fundamental part of human life, and … Continue reading

Assault rifles lined up in a store
June 15th, 2017

In a quiet Kansas City suburb, the local school district is preparing for disaster. With fear swirling in the U.S. surrounding mass shootings – especially those targeting young people in schools – officials decided to take preemptive action. In an … Continue reading

April 28th, 2014

Should public high schools teach classes using Bible-based curricula? Steve Green, the president of craft store chain Hobby Lobby, seems to think so. Green’s company recently gained notoriety for denying contraception coverage to its employees on the basis of religious … Continue reading