Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux


Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux is a freelance writer and a former writing fellow at the Prospect.

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How the Becket Fund became the leading advocate for corporations’ religious rights Read more


Cobb, author of This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible, and Danielle McGuire, a historian at Wayne State University, discuss the fundamental role of armed resistance in the civil rights movement. Read more



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The author and phenom, with a bajillion Internet viewers, has built an avid Internet following with pep talks on how to be good. What does it mean to live like one of Green's "Nerdfighters"? Read more

, Books, Arts and Culture

As with the hyped-up crack-baby crisis, fears about neonatal abstinence syndrome appear to be overblown. But that won't stop states from punishing pregnant women. Read more

Civil Rights in America



How do liberals and conservatives view suffering? Two leading experts discuss.  Read more

Economic Policy

An ancient fragment doesn’t prove that Jesus was married—but it does raise questions about Christians’ attitudes toward sex. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

There’s a growing rift within the anti-choice movement over bans on abortion at six weeks. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Conscience clauses are just the beginning—genetic counselors are on a collision course with state-level abortion politics.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power