Civil Liberties

Essay, Profile

The Difference a Century Makes: A Tale of Two Ryans

This past Saturday, as Mitt Romney introduced his running mate Paul Ryan, the loudest applause erupted when he said, “A faithful Catholic, Paul believes in …

By Maria Mazzenga

Editor’s Note

What War on Religion?

In July of 1844, word reached New York that Joseph Smith Jr., founder of the LDS Church, had been murdered by a mob in Illinois. …

By Tiffany Stanley

Interview

The Lost Art of Political Compromise: An Interview with Al Simpson

Alan K. Simpson is one of America’s favorite political pugilists. A lawyer, legislator, and devout Episcopalian, during his four decades in national politics, Simpson has learned …

By Max Perry Mueller

The States Project

Alabama: A Son of the South Returns to the Heart of Dixie

A Son of the South Returns to the Heart of Dixie.

By David H. Watt

Report

“But They Are Nothing Like Us”: The Politics of Muslim Men in Prison

“They think that they are us, but they are nothing like us.” An insight or two into the politics of Muslims in prison might be …

By Joshua Dubler

The States Project

Massachusetts: A Teacher Strolls Along the Freedom Trail

A Teacher Strolls Along the Freedom Trail.

By Heather D. Curtis

Review

The Art of Jon McNaughton, the Tea Party’s Painter

Editor’s Note: Utah-based artist Jon McNaughton has received a lot of attention from both the press and political pundits. Much of this attention has been …

By David Morgan

The States Project

Minnesota: A Professor Tells a Tale of Two Congressional Districts

A Professor Tells a Tale of Two Congressional Districts.

By Michael D. McNally

The States Project

Rhode Island: A Resident Hears Dissent in Roger Williams’ State

A Resident Hears Dissent in Roger Williams’ State.

By Thomas A. Lewis

Essay

Imprisoned by Scientologists? Our Fascination with Captivity Narratives

Two weeks ago, after Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, a media frenzy ensued. The tabloid site TMZ alleged the divorce was not …

By Joseph Laycock

States of the Union

Writers tell us stories about where they discovered religion and politics in their states.

Ohio

An Atheist Finds (Some) Reasons to Believe in Her Old Church.

By Sarah Stankorb

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