The pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests have shown that Americans still care about the common good. Do our civic leaders?
If the pandemic and the swell of protests have shown that Americans are still capable of heeding the call of their better angels, it has also exposed the flaws and deficiencies of our political leadership.
As with the Obergefell decision, this ruling also affords the church an opportunity to reimagine its public witness.
In the absence of irrefutable evidence, the public response has fallen, as with so much else in this era of polarization, along partisan lines.