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Rights Talk in the 2016 Election

Find the developing series on issues to consider this election season here.

There is a reason why our politics are so ugly, and it is of course not a new reason. We yell at each other without listening when it comes to policy, who the best candidate is, and why one’s own – or other persons’ – “rights” are always at issue.

To set our modern “rights talk” in context, I beg your...