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Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on Sept. 2, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Chris Ratcliffe.

How Far Must We Oblige the Will of the People?

How Far Must We Oblige the Will of the People?

Like many Americans, I imagine, I’m watching the wrangling over Brexit with a mixture of mirth and confusion. Mirth because our British friends are engaged in a political food fight which makes the tumult of Trump-era America seem downright pacific. Confusion because, being Americans, we are not well versed in the peculiarities of the United

Aborted Babies Used To Heat UK Hospitals

Wow: The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat. Last night the Department