Words Matter Sweetheart

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It’s not just the word “sweetheart”, it’s what might lie beneath it. And that’s what’s most concerning.  Charlie Baker, candidate for Massachusetts governor, called a television reporter “sweetheart” on camera earlier this week and the media pounced. Yes, Baker apologized to the reporter,…

Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision Reading Round-Up

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Monday, with a 5-4 vote, a Supreme Court ruling granted closely-held, for-profit corporations the right to deny contraception coverage to their employees for religious reasons. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who wrote the dissent, said the ruling was, “a decision of startling breadth.”  Here’s a…