by and on November 8th, 2017

The HHS has recently—and rightly—described life as beginning at conception. Dr. Richard Paulson’s denial of this claim contradicts the standard scientific position, and his arguments against that claim are fallacious and inaccurate.

by and on May 2nd, 2017

The traditional philosophical and theological concept of the soul allows us to integrate what the empirical sciences reveal with what we know about ourselves as rational and moral beings.

Senator Rubio is on the firmest possible scientific ground when he says that science shows that the child in the womb, from the very point of successful fertilization, is indeed a human being.

by on September 24th, 2014

The commitment to be faithful to one’s spouse—for better, for worse, in sickness and in health—is not a pledge to keep the same feelings. It is a pledge to do certain things, to voluntary conduct.

by and on April 26th, 2013

Total brain death is a valid criterion for pronouncing the death of human beings.

by on July 6th, 2012

To recap two major problems with the HHS mandate: it restricts the natural right of religious freedom and imposes a false view of religion.

by on January 30th, 2012

The conjugal conception of marriage is just and coherent; the same-sex marriage proponents’ conception of marriage is unjust and incoherent.

by , and on March 30th, 2011

Defenders of conjugal marriage must be careful to not obscure the true nature of marriage—and the state’s true interest in promoting it.

by , and on March 28th, 2011

There is an intrinsic link between marriage and procreation, but this does not mean that infertile couples cannot really be married.

by on July 24th, 2009

President Obama has called for vigorous debate on the abortion question. For that to happen, though, his own position must be clarified. The picture that emerges is not a flattering one.

by on December 19th, 2008

A recent story in Newsweek claimed that the only reasons for opposing same-sex “marriage” are religious. But there are powerful arguments for marriage rooted not in faith but in reason.