Recent events have raised questions about Christianity's relation to alt-right ideology and its role in right-wing terrorism.
The US and New Zealand's positions on gun control could not be farther apart. How have political climates and history shaped these cultural attitudes? What is the substance of the right to bear arms? How broad is its justification?
Our understanding of neurological causation and personal responsibility is evolving. What is the impact of these findings for our criminal justice system?
Given the threat to public health, what bar should a claim to philosophical exemption from vaccination need to clear?
Societal acceptance of physician-assisted suicide has been growing, but the costs aren't always so easy to see.
Gun violence is more than mass shootings in the news - many gun deaths are the result of suicide. Why have we overlooked this crisis?
Public opinion on capital punishment is shifting. Is this change justified?
The "Alcatraz of the South" has a troubling history. Once a private plantation, the "Bloodiest Prison in America" now uses mandatory labor and religious services as a means of moral rehabilitation. Can the gains ever outweigh the moral ills?
Ex post facto laws allow us to avoid retroactive legislation. But in the era after #MeToo, maybe there are some crimes that should be punished after the fact.
As the average life expectancy increases, those sentenced to life in prison are facing more punishment than previous generations.