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Schools Need Active-Shooter Drills

Hardly any American schools hold active-shooter drills, but almost all of them hold regular fire drills. It’s been 50 years since fire was a real threat to safety in America’s schools. It’s time to rethink those priorities. The Federal Bureau of Investigation defines an active shooter as a person “actively engaged in killing or attempting …

What I Learned From Michael Novak

I first read Michael Novak’s groundbreaking work “The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism” when it was published in 1982, before I entered seminary at the Catholic University of America. The book’s dialogue between economics and theology made a deep impression on me, as it did thousands of others. I wrote the author and asked if we …

President Miller's Immigration Veto

President Trump may need a refresher course in deal-making after the Senate on Thursday rejected his take-it-or-leave-it offer on immigration. He could start by recalling who’s President, and stop giving adviser Stephen Miller a policy veto. The Senate considered four amendments Thursday, and all failed to reach the 60 vote threshold to open debate. But …