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by on February 12th, 2015

Thanks to its sympathy and its moral seriousness, Richard Brookhiser’s new biography of Abraham Lincoln is a fine study of statesmanship.

by on February 11th, 2015

James M. Oleske’s “review” of my new book is no review at all. It’s an intellectually dishonest hit piece.

by on February 10th, 2015

Published research employing the New Family Structures Study (NFSS), the ECLS (Early Childhood Longitudinal Study), the US Census (ACS), the Canadian Census, and now the NHIS all reveal a comparable basic narrative, namely, that children who grow up with a married mother and father fare best.

by on February 9th, 2015

Conservatives should defend the Constitution and the rule of law, but they should not defend judicial supremacy. The Constitution—not the Supreme Court—is our country’s highest authority.

by on February 6th, 2015

We should make public policy and encourage social norms that reflect the truth about the human person and sexuality, not obfuscate the truth about such matters and sow the seeds of sexual confusion in future generations for years to come.

by on February 5th, 2015

Teens struggling with their sexual identity may seem to have more options than they did in the 1980s—but one important option is increasingly denied to them.

by and on February 4th, 2015

For parents with LGBT children, Christianity offers an alternative to false dilemmas of affirmation or abandonment.

by on February 3rd, 2015

With its controversial decision concerning the voice of God, the movie “Exodus: Gods & Kings” demonstrates the limits of what we can really know about God.

by on February 2nd, 2015

Take it from the adult child of a loving gay parent: redefining marriage promotes a family structure in which children suffer.

by on January 30th, 2015

The fertility industry has absolutely no interest in doing the studies and the research that are needed to protect women.

by on January 29th, 2015

It isn’t too late for America’s noble experiment to succeed. But that depends on the courage and commitment of American people of faith. Adapted from a homily delivered on January 15, 2015, at the Red Mass of the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska.

by on January 28th, 2015

In the real world, human goods are often in conflict with one another. This reality forces us to make difficult choices and trade-offs that cannot be eliminated or adjudicated by following simple rules.

by on January 27th, 2015

When conscience flirts with the idea of accommodating an unjust law, it must politely, yet firmly, reject the sirens of seduction.

by on January 26th, 2015

The March for Life, on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, is the largest annual civil rights event in the world. As long as it continues, the University of Notre Dame will be there.

by on January 23rd, 2015

The family is only whole and safe when it is founded on the complementarity of masculine and feminine.

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by Katy Faust on February 2nd, 2015
Take it from the adult child of a loving gay parent: redefining marriage promotes a family structure in which children suffer.
by Jean Lloyd on December 10th, 2014
May I make two requests? Love me, but remember that you cannot be more merciful than God. It isn’t mercy to affirm same-sex acts as good. Don’t compromise truth; help me to live in harmony with it.
by Mark Regnerus on August 11th, 2014
Churchgoing Christians who support same-sex marriage are more likely to think pornography, cohabitation, hook-ups, adultery, polyamory, and abortion are acceptable. And it’s reasonable to expect continued change in more permissive directions.
by Andrew T. Walker, Glenn Stanton on February 4th, 2015
For parents with LGBT children, Christianity offers an alternative to false dilemmas of affirmation or abandonment.
by Alana S. Newman on August 2nd, 2013
Third party reproduction corrupts the parent-child relationship and disrespects the humanity of donor-conceived people.

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