The legacy of Amendment T

A measure to remove a portion in Colorado’s state constitution that legalizes slavery for people who have been convicted of crimes was struck down during the last election. This means that a reference to slavery is still in that state’s constitution but a recount is possible.

Philly monsignor’s going to jail for covering up child sex abuse

Msgr. William J. Lynn is the first U.S. Roman  Catholic official to be convicted and sentenced to jail (three to six years in a decision handed down Tuesday) for covering up the church’s child sex abuse scandal. You can read more here. Given the environment post the Freeh Report on Penn State, do you think …