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Robert David Sullivan is a senior editor at America magazine.
A pro-life advocate prays during a "Love Them Both" rally sponsored by Indiana Right to Life July 26, 2022, at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis. The rally took place while an Indiana Senate committee was preparing to vote on a bill that would ban most abortions in the state. (CNS photo/Sean Gallagher, The Criterion)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Those who want to reduce or minimize abortion, as opposed to eliminating it, are in a more difficult political position. 
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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Like gun violence, car-related violence is also a uniquely American problem.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
I’m in my late 50s, but elections still make me feel like I’m supposed to shut up and let the grown-ups talk.
Bill Hader in Season 3 of "Barry" (Merrick Morton/HBO) 
Arts & CultureTelevision
Robert David Sullivan
Watching the same character fall short of redemption, or meaningful contrition, over and over again, dozens of times, is torture.
The Supreme Court is seen in Washington May 5, 2022. (CNS photo/Evelyn Hockstein, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
According to a rash of new polls, Americans have come together over the belief that the country’s major institutions are seriously out of whack.
Pro-life demonstrators are seen near the Supreme Court in Washington June 15, 2022. The court overruled the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision in its ruling in the Dobbs case on a Mississippi law banning most abortions after 15 weeks June 24. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
The idea that the government should broadly reflect the values of the majority of the governed is in serious trouble.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Abortion polls tell part of the story.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 24. (CNS photo/Octavio Jones, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Will a reversal of Roe v. Wade, which would return the power to regulate abortion to the states, be popular with American voters and Catholic voters in particular? Not necessarily.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
The defenders of democracy need a vision beyond opposition to Donald Trump.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Last week saw the release of yet another poll suggesting that a majority of U.S. Catholics do indeed hold pro-choice views on abortion.