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Bruce Ledewitz

Bruce Ledewitz

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Debating when Clarence Thomas should recuse himself is the wrong argument | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - May 24, 2022

The question really is whether we can trust the justices not to be zealous, partisan fanatics. Some Americans don't. And that's the issue.

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A leak? The Supreme Court tipped its hand on abortion long ago | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - May 11, 2022

The justices harmed the rule of law when they refused to enjoin Texas' restrictive, six-week abortion ban

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How a shuttered bathroom at a Pgh grocery store explains structural racism | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - April 27, 2022

Structural racism does not require evil people dressed in white robes to be effective. It operates quietly, but relentlessly.

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Toomey’s vote against Ketanji Brown Jackson set a dangerous precedent. Here’s why | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - April 14, 2022

Justices don't make campaign promises. They interpret the law - and that perspective can change over time.

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Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Virtually Addresses Congress On Current Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

There are limits to the American Renaissance over Ukraine | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - March 30, 2022

American public life remains as unhealthy as it was before Vladimir Putin's brutal invasion.

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Ukrainians are fighting and dying to defend their homes. Could I do the same? | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - March 16, 2022

The crisis in Ukraine, and the courage of its people, presents America with a chance for a national renaissance.

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What does the Jan. 6 committee hope to learn from Sen. Doug Mastriano? | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - March 2, 2022

If Mastriano can be called to testify, why not every Republican legislator who voted to reject lawful Biden electors?

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Why do Pa. courts have a say on mail-in voting? They probably shouldn’t | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - February 10, 2022

The Commonwealth Court decision striking down mail-in voting for the 2022 election is probably unconstitutional

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How the U.S. Supreme Court is inviting the Senate to scrap the filibuster | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - February 2, 2022

If you agree with the justices that the people must rule, then you should also support getting rid of the filibuster.

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The Big Lie is undermining our democracy. Both parties need to to defeat it | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - January 19, 2022

Americans are legitimately worried about the future of democracy.

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Sure, things seem bad. But there are some reasons to be cheerful in 2022 | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - January 5, 2022

Even if President Joe Biden is no FDR, it is still true that the only thing we have to be pessimistic about is pessimism itself.

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How should the law adjust to the Rittenhouse verdict? | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - December 21, 2021

First, government officials can take a firmer and clearer hand in dealing with violent protests. Arson and looting are not part of any legitimate political expression. State and local governments can only keep out private gunmen if officials are able to protect lives and property. No widespread arson, no Kyle Rittenhouse.