by on July 10th, 2014

Contra Justice Ginsburg, the Hobby Lobby decision is no cause for alarm. Yet we should acknowledge and address a fear she highlights: the serious obstacles women face today in the realms of sex, marriage, and parenthood.

by on January 13th, 2014

By passing HR 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, Congress could settle the matter of federal funding for abortion once and for all, and start addressing the real needs of American women. Adapted from testimony delivered before the House Judiciary Committee on January 9, 2014.

by on July 12th, 2013

Those of us who value life over death, vibrant religious exercise, and the good of natural marriage need to find our voice again even though the powers-that-be are redefining words arbitrarily and avoiding reason.

by on February 5th, 2013

The latest proposed amendment to the HHS mandate still draws on empirically unsound data and violates religious freedom.

by on December 6th, 2012

Poor women will bear the brunt of government promoted contraceptive programs, along with its problematic side-effects. While contraception does not manufacture female happiness as its proponents suggest, religion can. The third in a three-part series.

by on December 5th, 2012

Contraception isn’t the only way to plan a family, and it certainly isn’t cost-free: contraception leads to sexual disillusionment and weakens the marriage culture at the expense of the least well-off women. The second in a three-part series.

by on December 4th, 2012

An unprecedented campaign against religious liberty, characterized by a formidable alliance between the White House and Planned Parenthood, bolstered by money, power, and market branding, is threatening women’s well-being. The first in a three-part series.

by on July 16th, 2012

Against what social science tells us about human happiness, the government is promoting sexualityism—a commitment to uncommitted, unencumbered, inconsequential sex—as the answer.

by on February 23rd, 2012

Lawmakers must look past the “equality versus religious freedom” standoff, and consider the substantive merits of each particular case.

by on December 7th, 2011

Family law has changed during the past 50 years to the detriment of child well-being, paving the way for the arguments in support of same-sex marriage. But there is a new strategy available to us to respond to this situation. The second in a two-part series.

by on December 6th, 2011

The Supreme Court was more right than it knew during the past two centuries as it identified the state’s interest in marriage as children and their formation. The first in a two-part series.

by on October 19th, 2011

New York Times reporter Linda Greenhouse refuses to see the truth about contraception, conscience, and religious liberty.

by , and on September 26th, 2011

A recent rule issued by the Obama administration threatens our nation’s healthcare by attacking the consciences of our nation’s healthcare providers.

by on August 26th, 2011

Religious communities are an essential part of the fabric of America, even over and above the vital services they provide to weak and vulnerable members of our communities; we must protect their conscience rights against legal coercion.

by on July 25th, 2011

The new, pro-contraceptive recommendations by the Institute of Medicine endanger the health and well-being of women.

by on February 23rd, 2011

A new bill is needed to fix the healthcare law’s failure to adequately safeguard conscience

Do pro-lifers care about life after birth?

by on November 12th, 2010

Abortion law is usually seen as a matter of constitutional law. Is it time for that to change?

by on July 30th, 2010

Arguments have been aired. The facts are in. It’s time for all pro-lifers to acknowledge the shortcomings of the new health care bill.

by on July 16th, 2010

Recent events suggest that Commonweal and Timothy Jost need to reassess their arguments about health care and abortion

by on June 29th, 2010

The new health care law has endangered longstanding protections on conscience. We must act to address them or risk creating a dangerous precedent.