A ruling in favor of the Missouri church will potentially eliminate one of the primary lines of attack against state or local school choice programs.
Progressives realize they are bulletproof when it comes the media placing blame for these periodic disputes. What’s the point in compromise?
It is an obvious injustice to be wrongly convicted. But on what grounds does the state have the right to keep the treasure of an innocent man or woman who is the victim of such injustice?
As for Sen. Schumer’s threat, only a fool could buy the fantastical notion that the Democratic resistance crowd in Congress will stand down on tax reform if Mr. Trump makes public his returns.
Sen. Hardy’s bill applies only to those over the age of 65 and exempts those behind bars for violent crimes. In fact, only two inmates would be eligible were his proposal to become law.
This is yet another glaring example of regulators trying to justify their existence. They should back off and let the marketplace sort it all out.
While the numbers Ms. Cegavske cited make it highly unlikely that illegal votes altered the result of any given race, it is nonetheless disconcerting that dozens of people who are not allowed to vote were so easily able to circumvent the safeguards intended to ensure electoral integrity.
Real reform will come only when judges begin holding firms responsible for illegal shenanigans such as forum shopping, unethical settlement tactics or other misrepresentations.
Trustees who ignore the new requirement will be subject to a public shaming, of sorts.
Ms. Cegavske should aggressively pursue any evidence of voter fraud, but — without jeopardizing the integrity of any ongoing probe — she also has an obligation to be a bit more forthcoming about the specifics of what she has uncovered.