President Obama has dropped the defense of marriage out of political convenience rather than reasonable opposition.
A man who made a career of death and lies became a hero for life and truth.
A leading Muslim scholar questions whether foundational texts of Islam really do prescribe death for leaving Islam.
A new bill is needed to fix the healthcare law’s failure to adequately safeguard conscience
A historian looks at how one man sought to serve both truth and love.
What exceptionless moral norms are we willing to discard for the sake of a good cause?
The Live Action case is very different from the Nazis-at-the-door problem, but lying is justified in neither situation.
All lying is immoral, but not all false utterances are lies.
The history of federal abortion funding highlights the urgent need to reverse the new health care law’s assault on unborn life, and to enact a permanent, government-wide prohibition on federal funding of abortion.
A participant in the protests in Tahrir Square looks at the future of freedom in Egypt.
Not everything need be seen as ideological.
Lying, even for laudable reasons, is wrong.
Is lying ever justified?
The pro-life cause must be advanced by truth and by love, and it must be willing to engage in self-criticism when it fails to meet its own exacting standards.
An appreciation for the naturalness of form can lead us back from the politicization of poetry.
Wrapping up an exchange on judgment and morality.
The American sex trade—strip clubs, prostitution, and the booming pornography business—feeds on and fuels modern-day slavery.
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More than ever, religiously informed conservatives should underscore the importance of market economies for ordered liberty.
Driving out those child welfare providers that have been at the forefront of caring for children for centuries fails to respect the rich and diverse religious pluralism of our nation. Their absence will not benefit same-sex couples, but it will harm children.
Does Fr. James Martin in fact reject the Church’s teachings on sex and marriage? If so, why does he insist that he does not?
The implications of John Corvino, Ryan T. Anderson, Sherif Girgis’s well-argued debate reach far beyond the latest round in the culture wars. They go to the foundations of the American experiment in ordered liberty. Part one of a two-part review essay.
What Harvey Weinstein is accused of is wrong not only because the victims did not consent but also and more importantly because of what he chose. Sex expresses self-gift, which is why it is such a violation when something that should only be a free gift is stolen by force.
The Supreme Court is about to decide whether a baker has a First Amendment right not to be compelled to design and create cakes celebrating same-sex weddings. The baker’s best legal argument is simple, and it survives the best objections filed by the ACLU and Progressive scholars.