Trump fumbles badly on abortion: His speech was a wake-up call for those who defend the unborn

The Trump campaign had been hinting for weeks that the former president would release a statement on abortion. Over the weekend, Trump teased the issu...

May 9, 2024

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This is where the transgender movement is going: A prominent magazine makes “the moral case for letting trans kids change their bodies”—and makes it the cover story

We did see this coming. With relentless energy, the revolutionaries have bulldozed through the culture, breaking down one moral barrier after another—and all in the name of sexual and moral liberation. First the revolution came for heterosexual relat ...

April 12, 2024

Abortion is constitutive of the nation? France becomes the first nation to put abortion rights into its constitution

In France, abortion is now a constitutional right. On Monday, France became the first nation to enshrine abortion rights in its constitution. Both chambers of the French Parliament passed the measure with overwhelming majorities, and they were suppor ...

April 10, 2024

The State of the Union was pathetic: President Biden’s state of the nation address celebrated the Culture of Death

The annual State of the Union address combines the grandeur of our constitutional democracy and a bit of political grandstanding. That is a longstanding pattern, especially after the advent of live television. The president’s speech is preceded by a ...

April 8, 2024

In defense of the frozen children: The Alabama Supreme Court rules that the protection of human embryos extends beyond the womb

In a stunning development, the Alabama Supreme Court just declared that IVF embryos are legally defined as children under the state’s law and constitution, and thus deserve protection, whether or not they reside in a woman’s womb. The 8-1 decision ha ...

March 20, 2024

The transgender revolutionaries want our children: And Ohio’s Republican governor gets their applause with a veto

The vast revolutions in morality that have reshaped the modern landscape have been spectacularly successful, with very few exceptions. In the last half-century, the basic moral judgments held by many (if not most) within our society have been transfo ...

February 2, 2024

Somewhere over the rainbow: Pope Francis approves blessings for same-sex couples

With Christmas just days away, the Vatican evidently thought it was high time to reverse 2,000 years of Christian tradition and allow priests to bless same-sex couples. The announcement came with the release of Fiducia Supplicans, a declaration from ...

January 19, 2024

The moral rot starts at the top: Three elite university presidents refused to say that calls for genocide against Jews would violate rules for campus conduct

Most of us know we’re living in consequential times, but sometimes it seems we’re living in truly dangerous times. Just over the course of the last few days, several things have happened that have helped to focus the moral and worldview crisis of our ...

January 8, 2024

For the Bible tells me so: Speaker Johnson points to the Bible and the left freaks out

So, what about the new speaker of the House? Is he a kind and gracious man or “a right-wing fever dream come to life,” as one columnist declared? Actually, he is a rather typical, if highly placed, American evangelical. To be more specific, Speaker M ...

December 21, 2023

Polymorphous perversity in the heartland: The scandal of the Kinsey Institute and Indiana University

If you are looking for Ground Zero in the sexual revolution, you might not think of America’s heartland, but you should. You should think of Indiana University and The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. Founded more than ...

December 15, 2023

Want to see the future?: You had better pay attention to Tuesday’s votes in Ohio and Kentucky

The best way to explain electoral politics in America is to imagine a room filled with toddlers. The kids are in constant motion and their attention moves quickly from one toy to another. It takes something of overwhelming interest to compel the atte ...

December 7, 2023