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Bruce Ledewitz

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Did Pa. Supreme Court Justice David Wecht herald the death of God? | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - September 16, 2021

I have a book coming out in a few weeks that argues that America’s deep divisions are the fallout from the Death of God proclaimed by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in 1882. But, I am asked, how can God be dead when most Americans say that they believe in God and almost half of Americans […]

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The steal in the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, explained | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - September 2, 2021

While popular, it's really not that much better than the current electoral college system

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DOJ’s refusal to defend Mo Brooks was wrong; prosecuting Trump would be worse | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - August 20, 2021

Democrats need to govern in a way that guarantees they openly and fairly win elections. Anything else is a distraction

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What a novel can teach us about religion in America | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - August 3, 2021

We don’t even realize that this loss of faith is the reason for our troubles. That is why we are not doing anything about it.

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Mr. Justice Breyer, Thank you for your service. Now please retire | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - July 22, 2021

Breyer will not change the law by remaining on the court. But he might do so by resigning.

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Yes, Allegheny Co. DA Zappala should resign or be impeached. No, he shouldn’t be the target of legal discipline | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - July 9, 2021

Even if you think Zappala should stay in office, you should still want that decision to rest with the political branches of government.

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We are all Jews now. To fight anti-semitism, it’s time to don a Kippah | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - June 23, 2021

Anti-Semitism threatens us all. We are all Jews. And we must show solidarity - here's an easy way to do that.

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We never needed a Jan. 6 Commission. We need a Nov. 3 Commission. This is why | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - June 9, 2021

We know what caused the insurrection. What we need to do is convince millions of Americans that the election was not stolen from Donald Trump.

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Those constitutional amendments were aimed at the Pa. Supreme Court as much as they were at Wolf | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - May 26, 2021

The state Supreme Court, not the executive, is the branch of government that is out of control.

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A closer look at Pa.’s fraught 2021 ballot questions | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - May 12, 2021

With any luck, Pennsylvanians concerned to restore balance in the separation-of-powers will vote to amend Art. III Section 9 by voting yes on Question 1, but vote against adding a baroque process to Art. IV by voting no on Question 2.

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America won’t find God. But we might find something else | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - May 4, 2021

We can’t and won’t all find God. But we can reconnect with each other within a beneficent universe.

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There’s a pro-abortion rights case to be made for keeping the Hyde Amendment | Bruce Ledewitz

By: - April 22, 2021

The elimination of the Hyde Amendment would energize and radicalize the anti-abortion movement.