I asked Mr. Lewis how he felt then, four and half decades after being bludgeoned by state troopers. He replied with one word: “Grateful.”
The court is functioning less as a judicial body than as a relief valve for legislative dysfunction and executive overreach.
As with the Obergefell decision, this ruling also affords the church an opportunity to reimagine its public witness.
If police officers commit crimes while on duty, "the court has put up a number of hurdles to make it difficult to bring injunctive relief against an entire police department."
The Catholic bishops of Canada, in commenting on the protests over George Floyd's death, are acknowledging that racism isn't just a U.S. problem, but a Canadian problem as well.
As the protests over the death of George Floyd continued, more and more Catholic clergy are joining in, lending their voices in demanding justice and human rights.