Monthly Archives: March 2011


by , and on March 30th, 2011

Defenders of conjugal marriage must be careful to not obscure the true nature of marriage—and the state’s true interest in promoting it.

by , and on March 28th, 2011

There is an intrinsic link between marriage and procreation, but this does not mean that infertile couples cannot really be married.

by on March 25th, 2011

We live in days of distraction.

by on March 23rd, 2011

A new book provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and even-handed presentation of the abortion argument.

by on March 22nd, 2011

On this year's World Down Syndrome Day, Mark Leach discusses the unacknowledged effects of prenatal testing.

by on March 21st, 2011

Marriage is fundamentally a pre-political institution.

by on March 18th, 2011

An anti-bullying program’s political slant leads one mother to reflect on the real meaning of diversity and dignity.

by on March 16th, 2011

America has an obligation to look after its own interests.

by on March 15th, 2011

Aristotelian virtue ethics has very little to say about what is a good political structure or economic system.

by on March 14th, 2011

Alasdair MacIntyre may be wrong about the details of finance, but he is right on the largest questions of political economy.

by on March 11th, 2011

Public employee unions aren’t the only seekers of government largesse.

by on March 9th, 2011

Have progressives abandoned the liberty of conscience?

by on March 7th, 2011

John Locke’s philosophy gives no support to those who would seek to endorse same-sex civil marriage.

by on March 4th, 2011

Dispelling the sexual myths of America’s emerging adults.

by on March 2nd, 2011

Roe v. Wade could prove an unlikely source of pro-life conscience protection.

by on March 1st, 2011

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.

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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