In order to protect the unborn, we need to recognize mistakes made in the past and work to remedy them in the present.
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.
A Review of Clark Forsythe’s Politics for the Greatest Good
In a series of recent cases, the Supreme Court’s conservative justices have abandoned judicial restraint.
In charting our future monetary policies, we should remember the trade-offs of competing alternatives.
Recent events suggest that Commonweal and Timothy Jost need to reassess their arguments about health care and abortion
The latest decision from our judicial overlords on same-sex marriage spells trouble for republican constitutionalism and the institution of marriage.
Our struggle to identify the sort of diversity that is conducive to a vibrant, participatory, and just society is primarily a political inquiry, not a constitutional one.
Kagan’s advocacy for a living constitution should kill her Supreme Court chances.
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A liberal polity is a conversational polity: it comprises human beings bound together in argument, aspiring to order their common life through the exercise of persuasion, not the application of power. A liberal society is therefore a special kind of intentional community.
Westerners should neither exaggerate our problems and forget how good we have it nor exaggerate our blessings and neglect the defense of religious freedom. We’re not inherently better or more deserving of religious freedom than anyone else in the world, and we should not take our good fortune for granted. The first in a two-part series.
I Am Jazz contains both false information and very troubling omissions. Children who are experiencing gender dysphoria will likely be harmed by this book, as will children who do not have the condition.
It’s time for Christians to partner with conservative Muslims and others who share traditional views on key social issues. And American Muslims should leave behind their lockstep alliance with the social justice left.
If we want a different politics, ultimately we must offer a different moral imagination for ourselves, our children, and theirs.