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Daily Links, March 29: Castro, Court, and Catholic students

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The pope is wrapping up his visit to Cuba today, where he met with Fidel Castro--who asked for some clarification about Pope Benedict's job requirements.

E.J. Dionne weighs in on the Supreme Court justices and the pending decision about the Affordable Health Care Act.

In the Trayvon Martin case: Skittles sales are up, one Representative broke floor dress code to make a statement about racial profiling, and a look at Florida's "stand your ground" law.

In February, we heard about the Catholic student group at Vanderbilt protesting the university's "all-comers" policy. The group has decided to leave campus over the "discriminatory non-discrimination policy," saying its hand has been forced.

Mississippi is officially the most religious state. The least religious? Vermont, says a new Gallup poll.

Wouldn't it be awesome if our politicians were saying this? Look for the results from our recent Sounding Board about our reliance on cars in our May issue.