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By Francis X. Maier, The Catholic Thing, July 13, 2022
Francis X. Maier is a senior fellow in Catholic studies at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.
The Supreme Court’s recent Dobbs decision is a gift that keeps on giving. And one of its benefits is clarity, especially in light of John 8:32. Truth may be unwelcome. It can make us uncomfortable, or worse. But it does make us free; free to see the world as it really is, and free to do something about it. So herewith, a few items clarified by Dobbs since June 24
First: The unum in E pluribus unum means very different things to different people. American politics has always been messy. But it’s generally been conducted within broadly agreed-upon bounds of decency. Most people have assumed that we’re all in this thing called a “nation” together. That’s no longer true. …