In response to a mother-daughter case in Nebraska, digital rights groups are calling for end-to-end encryption of all conversations conducted on the social media giant’s platform.
The Rise of Christian Nationalism
Abortion became just one potent weapon in the arsenal of a movement, years in the making, that is ready to flex its power in ever larger and more audacious ways, writes Liz Theoharis.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Hold the Fireworks
From the Supreme Court’s ruling on Roe v. Wade to the persecution of whistleblowers, this July 4th exploded with reasons not to celebrate.
Impending Roe v Wade Demise Spotlights Privacy Risk for Everyone
Your phone reveals more about you than you think, warns Susan Landau.
Roe v. Wade Turns 40
The 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling granting women the right to abort unwanted or dangerous pregnancies, will be observed by opponents and proponents alike. Among its backers will be NOW president Terry O’Neill, who…
Founders’ Secular Vision for America
The dispute over requiring church-run hospitals and schools to cover birth control for female employees has stirred up longstanding confusion over what the First Amendment does and doesn’t do. Some on the Christian Right insist that it means religious doctrine…
The GOP’s Unasked ‘Religious’ Questions
In the Republican race, the hottest “religious issue” is the Mormonism of Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman, which many commentators have ruled out of bounds. But there are broader issues of religion and politics that should be part of the…