Posts tagged “legal”

Misdirection and Contraception: On Hobby Lobby

Imagine yourself in a bar where a pickpocket takes money out of your wallet and with it buys you a glass of chardonnay. Although you would have preferred a pinot noir, you decide not to look that gift horse in the mouth and thank the stranger profusely for the kindness, assuming he paid for it. You might feel differently, of course, if you knew that you actually had paid for it yourself.

Terms of Use

I can’t tell if Mike’s Terms of Use are supposed to be serious or if they’re parody. That worries me.

Outrageous Injustice

Genarlow Wilson, honor student and football star, had consensual sex with a fellow teenager. What happened to him next was a crime. When he was a senior in high school, he received oral sex from a 10th grader. He was 17. She was 15. Everyone, including the girl and the prosecution, agreed she initiated the

Semenchanted Evening

A legal battle over reproduction

Pipeline Dreams

Pipeline Dreams

On oil consumption in the USA

What Is This?

davidgagne.net is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

bartender.live

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.

Hemingway

You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.