Defenders of conjugal marriage must be careful to not obscure the true nature of marriage—and the state’s true interest in promoting it.
There is an intrinsic link between marriage and procreation, but this does not mean that infertile couples cannot really be married.
We live in days of distraction.
A new book provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and even-handed presentation of the abortion argument.
On this year's World Down Syndrome Day, Mark Leach discusses the unacknowledged effects of prenatal testing.
Marriage is fundamentally a pre-political institution.
An anti-bullying program’s political slant leads one mother to reflect on the real meaning of diversity and dignity.
America has an obligation to look after its own interests.
Aristotelian virtue ethics has very little to say about what is a good political structure or economic system.
Alasdair MacIntyre may be wrong about the details of finance, but he is right on the largest questions of political economy.
Public employee unions aren’t the only seekers of government largesse.
Have progressives abandoned the liberty of conscience?
John Locke’s philosophy gives no support to those who would seek to endorse same-sex civil marriage.
Dispelling the sexual myths of America’s emerging adults.
Roe v. Wade could prove an unlikely source of pro-life conscience protection.
President Obama’s decision to refuse to defend DOMA is not an act of executive assertion so much as an expression of deep deference to the courts.
Don't miss PD Editor Ryan T. Anderson's picks for the best articles we've published this quarter.
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.