Early in the morning on June 12, a gunman opened fire in an Orlando nightclub. The incident immediately became the new largest mass shooting in American history. On June 13, a 13-year-old boy from Cumberland, Indiana was charged with murder for the May 27 shooting of 9-year-old, Anthony Harmon, Jr. The catastrophic news from this suburban Indianapolis neighborhood seemed to be demoted by the day prior’s global sized drama. At least it seemed that way for most. The fact is that these are a couple of exhibits of undeniable proof of an intolerable cultural scourge that no American should tolerate. Most Americans defend ...

Two weeks ago I wrote my first column ever on the topic of abortion. I don't plan to write about the topic often, since I fundamentally believe men should follow the lead of women on this one. I probably have already written enough. After I publish this edition, many of you will think I have written far too much. On Thursday, Governor Pence signed House Enrolled Act 1337. It is arguably the most restrictive bill on the topic in the nation. Those of us who pay attention to Indiana politics at all knew he was going to sign it. The news ...