.Bob Topper

Sep 21, 2022

Whose Religious Liberty?: Christian fundamentalism may inhibit progress, but cannot stop it

As keynote speaker at Notre Dame’s Religious Liberty Summit conference in Rome last July, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito said that “religious liberty is...
Jul 27, 2022

Tyranny of the Majority: Supreme Court denies religious freedom

A good friend who heads a leading law firm once explained that when a lawyer’s case is weak, he argues precedent. He relies on...
May 11, 2022

End the Culture Wars: Putin’s war will not be on the ballot, but democracy...

Historical memory can fade over time. Born in 1942, I've watched it happen.  We lost sight of the cruelty of fascism and authoritarian rule and...
Jan 19, 2022

The People v. Mississippi: Defending women’s right to choose

Within the next few months the Supreme Court will decide on Mississippi’s challenge to Roe v. Wade. No Court in the past 50 years...