A worthy experiment: Care instead of jail

Pierce County mental health court is modeled on successful drug court

Defendants with disorders commit to intense therapy and court supervision

Large fraction of jail and prison inmates have treatable psychiatric illnesses


Let’s not obsess about low-risk refugees

At least a few terrorists have hidden among flood of refugees into Europe

To reach America, asylum-seekers first face months of overseas scrutiny

Existing policies give priority to minorities facing persecution, including Christians