Today on Context Florida, Republicans everywhere seem to be warring on schools from every possible angle, writes Martin Dyckman, especially with a “starvation budget” strategy. A growing antipathy to science could be one, very insidious, reason.
What would Pope Francis think about the resistance to ObamaCare, designed to provide healthcare to poor people, asks Tom O’Hara. The legal case against providing contraceptive coverage raised by the Little Sisters of the Poor is “silly,” he writes.
Solving “income inequality” may have become a big issue for “progressives” this election year, says Robert Sanchez, but it is a more complicated issue than many believe. Imposing an economic system based on government edict, rather than the free market, is doomed to fail, he adds.
Doug Clifton finishes up by noting the single-mindedness of the current gun lobby, where any talk of limits on the Second Amendment — even from legitimate gun-rights activists — is silenced. Clifton finds the extreme position “befuddling.”