Monthly Archives: April 2011


by on April 29th, 2011

The King & Spalding skedaddle is a blow to the institutional integrity of our legal system. Intimidation is now the default tactic of same-sex marriage advocates.

by on April 27th, 2011

Learning from a religious skeptic’s rejection of polygamy and easy divorce.

by on April 22nd, 2011

Cohabitation does not serve the “best interest” of children, regardless of what the courts say.

by on April 20th, 2011

Virtue can only be lived out in communities. But which communities are best suited to promoting virtue?

by on April 18th, 2011

Let the sexual revolution be justified on the grounds of the common good.

by on April 15th, 2011

Prominent bioethicists Arthur Caplan and Robert P. George on the role of bioethics in a democracy and the dangers of eugenics.

by on April 13th, 2011

Prominent bioethicists Arthur Caplan and Robert P. George on the danger of discounting ethics and overselling science.

by on April 11th, 2011

A healthy democracy depends on people of conviction working hard to advance their ideas in the public square—respectfully and peacefully, but vigorously and without apologies. We cannot simultaneously serve the poor and accept the legal killing of unborn children.

by on April 8th, 2011

A person bears moral responsibility for the foreseeable side effects of his reckless actions.

by on April 6th, 2011

Augustine, Aquinas, and Alexandria offer forgotten ideals regarding what learning is and the scale at which it flourishes.

by on April 4th, 2011

The part of the Muslim tradition usually cited in support of killing apostates has been gravely misunderstood.

by on April 1st, 2011

Not only those with a “future-like-ours,” but all human beings possess equal basic rights.

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  • by Ryan T. Anderson on February 1, 2018

    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.

  • by Korey D. Maas on February 21, 2018

    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.

  • by Christopher Kaczor on February 22, 2018

    These abortion advocates stick their heads in the sand and demonstrate their ignorance of even the most basic facts of the pro-life position.

  • by Ryan T. Anderson on March 5, 2018

    Modern medicine can’t reassign sex physically, and attempting to do so doesn’t produce good outcomes psychosocially. Here is the evidence.

  • by Nathanael Blake on March 8, 2018

    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.

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