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.
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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.