Kathleen Hunker
Kathleen Hunker

Kathleen Hunker is a classical liberal obsessed with law, politics, and constitutionalism. She is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law and has an LL.M. in Public Law and Human Rights from the University College London. Kathleen is the editor-in-chief of TheBellTowers.com. She has been published by Townhall.com, Ethika Politika, and the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. A specialist in comparative constitutional law and natural rights, Kathleen currently works in Texas as a policy analyst and managing editor.

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March 28, 2013

Are NYC's Anti-Discrimination Laws Discriminatory?

Non-discrimination laws are open to distortion and abuse. Society needs laws like Kentucky's Religious Freedom Act to protect religious minorities from overzealous regulation.

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March 14, 2013

CPAC Updates: Voter ID Laws Represent Catch-22 For the GOP

Judicial Watch gave a presentation at CPAC that lays bare the problem with voter ID laws: the GOP is damned if they do and damned if they don't.
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March 14, 2013

CPAC 2013 Live Update: Conference is More Diverse Than You Might Think

CPAC and the conservative movement tends to get dissed for being homogenous, but it's much more diverse than you think and this year's conference proves it.
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March 14, 2013

Marco Rubio CPAC Speech: Wants Republicans to Take the High Road

Marco Rubio gives a speech at CPAC on Thursday in which he calls on Republicans to take the high road in their disagreements with President Obama.
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March 14, 2013

Young Americans Foundation CPAC Speech: Conservatives Must Capture the Imagination of Millennials

The head of the Young Americans Foundation highlighted President Obama's habit of visiting a college campus once every nine days. Conservatives must learn to do the same.
March 7, 2013

Cardinal Peter Turkson Wouldn't Be the First African Pope

The Catholic Church has already had an African pope, three of them in fact. This shows that Christianity is very much an African religion.

Feb. 26, 2013

Conservatives Need a Good Story, Not Their Own Film Industry

The GOP thinks it can balance out Hollywood liberalism by investing in a conservative arts industry, but what they really need is to learn how to tell compelling stories.
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Feb. 7, 2013

Libertarian Views Will Never Be Mainstream In America, Unfortunately

Popular politicians like Governors Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo may not be libertarian, but that doesn’t mean that libertarians can't ally with them.
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Jan. 10, 2013

James Holmes Trial: Death Penalty Would Only Feed Culture of Violence

James Holmes committed a heinous crime but giving him the death penalty would only feed the culture of violence that leads men to value pain over human life.
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Jan. 4, 2013

Now That 2012's Over, Women Will No Longer Be Defined by "Women's Issues"

Women care about more than just abortion and contraception. The downtrend of women's issues in 2013 offer women the chance to define themselves and pursue policies uniquely applicable to them.
Dec. 3, 2012

5 Reasons Why Republicans Should NOT Abandon the Pro Life Movement

Republicans need not compromise their principles on abortion to win national elections. Indeed, a majority of Americans support them on the issue.

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Nov. 2, 2012

Election Polls 2012: How the Obama Campaign Just Does Not Understand Girls

The Obama campaign's misreading of the gender gap cedes the spin cycle to Mitt Romney. Obama talks about contraception; Romney talks about the bread-on-the-table issues important to women.
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Oct. 22, 2012

Presidential Debate 2012: Obama Must Defend His Imperial Presidency

President Obama will have the advantage in tonight's debate, but unlike 2008, he will have to defend an imperial view of the presidency.