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Poll: Most Utahns want police to wear body cameras

Following the recent violence in Ferguson, Mo., and shootings by police in Utah, the website Utah Policy commissioned a Dan Jones poll on how Utahns feel about related issues. Utah Policy’s report says, More than 8 out of 10 Utahns … Continue reading

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Will U.S. intervene in the Middle East? Mero Moment, 7/29/14

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. As I speak these words the Gaza Strip in the Middle East is literally exploding. Even a cursory review of the news demonstrates … Continue reading

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What does detailed map of racial data tell us?

An amazingly detailed new map shows the location and race of every single U.S. citizen in 2010. It’s especially fascinating as we reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.’s legendary speech of 50 years ago. On the map, a detail of … Continue reading

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Paradoxically, cult of privacy led us to NSA problems

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. Are you concerned about the National Security Agency gathering blanket data through cell phone companies and Internet activity? Everyone should be terrified. … Continue reading

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Religious liberty in the crosshairs

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has recently concluded hearings on religious liberty and the invaluable Kathryn Lopez of National Review has published an interview with Peter Kirsanow, one of the commissioners, about what he learned from that experience. The … Continue reading

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