William Saletan William Saletan

Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

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March 11 2014 10:23 AMA Policy Against Gay Marriage Is One Thing. But a Policy Against Gay Expression Goes Too Far.
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March 7 2014 12:39 PMDoes Opposing Gay Marriage Make You A Bigot? No.
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March 5 2014 11:03 AMHow the Muslim Taxi Driver Became a Bogeyman
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March 3 2014 10:51 AMJohn Kerry Is an Infuriating Hair-Splitter. He Might Be Just the Right Guy to Deal With Ukraine.
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Feb. 27 2014 2:52 PMTo Kill a Religious Freedom Bill, Don’t Warn People About Christians. Warn Them About Muslims.
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Feb. 25 2014 4:30 PMHow the Right-Wing Echo Chamber Turned My Old Abortion Article Into a Fake News Story
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Feb. 24 2014 2:07 PMIs President Obama a Mongrel? You Say That Like It’s a Bad Thing.
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Feb. 19 2014 3:08 PMWhy Shark Attacks Have Increased—and Why They’re Becoming Less Deadly
Human Nature
Feb. 17 2014 7:41 PMA Nation of Snake HandlersHow many people must die before the U.S. gives up this insane practice?
Frame Game
Feb. 14 2014 12:10 PMHomosexuality and Interracial Sex: Is Bobby Jindal the New Bob Jones?
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Feb. 12 2014 6:32 PMIs Obama’s Answer About Smoking Pot Better Than Rubio’s?
Politics
Feb. 11 2014 1:43 PMThe Pot QuestionDrug-bashing politicians who refuse to say whether they’ve smoked marijuana aren’t modeling sobriety. They’re modeling deceit.
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Feb. 10 2014 10:27 AMMichael Sam Defied a Family History of Crime and Death. What He Couldn’t Change Was His Homosexuality.
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Feb. 6 2014 2:57 PMA Senior U.S. Astronomer Believes in the Resurrection. Deal With It.
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Feb. 5 2014 11:41 PMMorality and Embryo Testing: Experience Teaches, Experience Numbs
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March 10 2014 10:24 AMBob Gates and Other Sensible Republicans Are Fair to Obama. Give Them the Same Courtesy.
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March 6 2014 1:20 PMCan You Accept Gay Marriage While Discriminating Against Cohabitation? These Republicans Say Yes.
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March 4 2014 10:45 AMObama Yields to the Will of Others. So Why Shouldn’t Israel Push Him Around?
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Feb. 28 2014 12:13 PMA Driver Beat a Ticket for Using His Map App in Traffic, Because Cellphone Laws Are a Joke
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Feb. 26 2014 5:19 PMIf Creationists Can’t Be Scientists, How Do You Explain These Stories From Slate Readers?
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Feb. 24 2014 5:57 PMWho’s Protecting Muslims From Christians in Africa? The Catholic Church.
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Feb. 21 2014 10:39 AMIs Creationism Compatible With Science? The Evidence Says Yes.
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Feb. 18 2014 3:21 PMYes, Guns Are More Dangerous Than Snakes. Here’s the Math.
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Feb. 14 2014 3:52 PMMuslim-Baiting in the 2016 Presidential Campaign
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Feb. 13 2014 1:55 PMHow Do You End Up Slaughtering Muslims? By Blaming Muslims For Religious Violence.
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Feb. 12 2014 11:07 AMMichael Sam’s Gay Life Can’t Be Less Moral Than His Dad’s “Old School” Parenting
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Feb. 11 2014 10:00 AMIs the Vatican Out of Touch With Catholics? In the U.S., Yes. But Not Worldwide.
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Feb. 7 2014 10:38 AMWhy Is This Racial Stereotype Politically Correct?
Human Nature
Feb. 6 2014 8:28 AMThe Impotence of CreationismIt’s complete nonsense. But as a compartmentalized fantasy, it’s harmless.
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Feb. 4 2014 1:41 PMDid the Bad Economy Drive Down the Abortion Rate?

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Sept. 18 2014 10:42 AM Scalia’s Liberal Streak The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.
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  Life
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Sept. 18 2014 9:57 AM “The Sun Never Sets Upon the British Empire,” Explained in GIF by an Old Children’s Toy
  Double X
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Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
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Sept. 18 2014 8:53 AM The Other Huxtable Effect Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.
  Technology
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  Health & Science
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  Sports
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