The Pew Forum's survey from last year shows why some people suspect standing against torture to be an anti-Catholic or anti-religious attitude: statistically, it is.
But thank God we're not bound by statistics. Instead, we're bound to seek the truth and to pursue the good.
Jane Mayer of The New Yorker takes apart Marc Thiessen's arguments. Scott Horton of Harper's concurs.
Meanwhile, blogger Fabius Maximus gives a long list of readings about torture, and explains why it depresses him so.
And, across the pond, the U.K. continues to investigate their soldiers' "complicity in torture" that was carried out by U.S. soldiers. The Times of India alleges that the U.K. actually has been torturing prisoners directly. I haven't seen any corroboration of this allegation, though.