James H. Manahan, J.D., for the Lake County News-Chronicle
The Republicans and Democrats in Congress couldn't get much accomplished during 2018 – "compromise" has not been a popular word lately.
Saint Paul, in his letter to the Corinthians, told women to cover their heads. He said in Chapter 11 of his letter that "a husband (is) the head of his wife" and "for this reason, a woman should have a sign of authority on her head."
Justice Brett Kavanaugh is starting his tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court under a cloud because of accusations of sexual misconduct when he was a young man.
You moved in to your new apartment Jan. 1. The plumbing was bad when you moved in.
After Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as the ninth justice on the United States Supreme Court, people continued predicting disaster.
Can you name the five basic rights protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution?
Since we're talking about the famous Reserve Mining case (see my column two weeks ago on the book "Miles Lord" by Roberta Walburn), I'd like to recommend a new book called "Iron and Water: My Life Protecting Minnesota's Environment," just published by University of Minnesota Press.
Anyone who has lived in Lake County for several years will remember Judge Miles Lord, the federal judge who presided over the Reserve Mining case.
The pope has spoken. The Roman Catholic Church has now announced that capital punishment is “inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person.” Pope Francis said the Church will work to abolish the death penalty worldwide, calling it an “inhuman measure” that is “contrary to the Gospel.”
James Madison, our fourth president, put this language into the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, in the Bill of Rights: "Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of the press."