Monthly Archives: November 2010


by on November 29th, 2010

When a woman claims to be a man, should the university and the press play along?

by on November 22nd, 2010

Newly defined and vigorously enforced rights have proliferated even as they are uprooted from any philosophic grounding.

by on November 19th, 2010

We need a healthcare law that is not only pro-life but that also addresses our healthcare system’s persistent problems and looming challenges.

by on November 17th, 2010

In Jakarta President Obama spoke astutely about Muslims, but he engaged in dangerous obfuscation regarding al-Qaeda.

by on November 15th, 2010

A new book by Hadley Arkes draws attention to the contradictions and ambiguities of the republic’s jurisprudence.

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 November 11th, 2010

An exhibition by contemporary artist Enrique Martínez Celaya at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine (on view through November 23rd) is a unique chance to contrast the uncertainty of our own age with the New Medievalism of the great American architect, Ralph Adams Cram.

by on November 10th, 2010

It is difficult to speak up and defend certain unpopular truths on today’s college campuses. But it is also urgently needed and greatly rewarding.

by on November 9th, 2010

A recent film follows two women whose shared values offer an unexpected opportunity for friendship.

by on November 8th, 2010

To stimulate job creation, Democrats favor government spending and Republicans favor tax cuts, but is there a more direct way?

by on November 5th, 2010

The science of fetal pain remains uncertain, but we still have a duty to avoid the possibility of inflicting undue suffering.

by on November 4th, 2010

All legislation is moral. The sooner we recognize this fact, the better.

by on November 3rd, 2010

The public spaces where we live and work and relax have a real, if subtle, impact on how each of us experiences and reflects on our world.

by on November 1st, 2010

In his latest book, law professor David A. Strauss attacks the idea of originalism and champions the “living Constitution.” Matt Franck explains why he’s wrong.

In Depth: Islam and Immigration

Agree or disagree with Donald Trump's approach to Islamic immigration, the United States must come to terms with such immigration's cultural and demographic implications.

  • by Joseph G. Trabbic on February 9, 2017

    On Thomistic principles, Trump’s ban on Syrian refugees whose lives are in danger is not morally justifiable. Bans on other travelers and immigrants, however, are not as problematic.

  • by Robert Carle on February 21, 2017

    President Trump’s executive order on immigration is deeply troubling, because it inflicts suffering on “the least of these” for political gain. This demeans the office of the President and robs the United States of its moral high ground in the War on Terror.

  • by Joseph G. Trabbic on August 22, 2016

    Is there a moral obligation for the US not to enact Donald Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim travel into the US?

  • by Luma Simms on March 10, 2016

    Our nation faces an assimilation crisis as many Middle Eastern immigrants reject our culture, which they perceive as libertine. We could improve the situation through a renewed commitment to our founding principles, particularly the reunification of faith and reason.

  • by Robert Carle on October 29, 2015

    A best-selling new novel taps into an angst that has become an obsession in Europe.

  • by Luca Volontè on December 17, 2015

    Europe can only emerge from its downward spiral by putting religious faith and respect for history and tradition at the center of our communal and personal lives.

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