Day: May 23, 2005

SCOTUS to Hear Abortion Case

Via SCOTUSblog: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide a long-unsettled issue of abortion law: the standard to be used in judging the constitutionality of a restriction on a women’s right to end a pregnancy. The question is whether…

Nuclear Option, What?

Tom Burka gets me rolling: Senate Republicans to Reject Nuclear Option in Favor of Biowarfare Senate Republicans who feared that they would not get the 50 votes they needed to destroy the filibuster spoke of abandoning the so-called “nuclear option”…

Fun With Intelligent Design

This Alternet article gives some helpful hints to science teachers forced to teach intelligent design in addition to evolution: Intelligent design is not creationism per se. It holds that higher forms of life are so complex they must have been…

Educe Me

My long-time friend, Anne, has started a blog relating to her studies in education. She spent all of last week observing in a high-poverty, inner-city school in Indianapolis. Many of her experiences there are incredibly interesting as an an outsider.…