At the Hour of Death
On June 26, 1997, at least 47 states had laws banning assisted suicides. These laws were aimed mainly at physicians who prescribed lethal medicines for patients who wanted to end their lives because of their great miseries.
Books and Culture
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It is difficult, if not impossible, to overstate the dramatic changes in American religious life in the mid- to late 20th century.
Any organization shrouded in secrecy casts a powerful spell over the imagination.
Long, sweeping shots from the air reveal a sullen winter landscape.
Sometimes when I see a movie with a friend in which a mean-spirited character finally gets his (or her) comeuppance, I’ll say jokingly, "