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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The thinking of transgender activists is inherently confused and filled with internal contradictions. Activists never acknowledge those contradictions. Instead, they opportunistically rely on whichever claim is useful at any given moment.
Contrary to the popular, tidy narrative repeated by Robert Reilly and others, neither Luther nor his colleagues and heirs “abandoned” natural law. Nor did they recast it in a voluntarist mold. They embraced and defended it along entirely traditional lines.
These abortion advocates stick their heads in the sand and demonstrate their ignorance of even the most basic facts of the pro-life position.
Modern medicine can’t reassign sex physically, and attempting to do so doesn’t produce good outcomes psychosocially. Here is the evidence.
It is fashionable to mock as bland and boring the ordinary men and women living out their married lives together, but they are often engaged in a quest far more challenging and romantic than anything the bohemian libertine will attempt.