mask mandates

COMMENTARY

Ohio leaders must be vigilant against virus and help prevent more unnecessary deaths

BY: - April 13, 2021

It was springtime, 2020. Andy, as usual, was puttering around his yard on some new project. I couldn’t resist teasing him about spring cleaning and inquired if he did windows. My affable neighbor, a retire middle-school teacher, made a crack about only doing selective window-washing and we laughed. He had a dry sense of humor. […]

A year into pandemic, DeWine says Ohio on the right path to lift restrictions but can’t ease up yet 

BY: - March 5, 2021

A year into pandemic, DeWine urges Ohioans not to ease up 

COMMENTARY

How individual rights and government regulation are both necessary for a free society

BY: - December 15, 2020

I’ve been thinking a lot, recently, about the tension between demanding “individual rights” – in the sense of deciding whether or not to wear a mask – and calling for more action on the part of our government to protect us from the coronavirus pandemic. I’m a political theorist, which means I study how communities […]