Responding to Sullivan on the marriage pledge

Reconnecting an unbound generation

Robert George: We will bring scorn upon ourselves, yet we must continue to fight same-sex marriage

The marriage pledge and the libertarian solution to the marriage debate

A time to rend

In ancient Rome, Pope affirms ancient truths

Pope Francis: Man and woman are at the root of marriage and family

California photographers decide to close business rather than shoot same-sex weddings

Sexual revolution is destroying families, Russell Moore tells Vatican conference

Random acts of civility: More than just polite talk

Where are all the good stories about marriage?

Surprised by solidarity

An accurate parody: On Andrew Wilson and Matthew Vines

Death with aesthetics

    First Things: We don’t speak plainly in public discourse anymore. Rather, we equivocate and deploy euphemisms to sanitize our debates. Take the passing of Brittany Maynard by her own hand, which the media has repeatedly characterized as an act of “dignity.” To be sure, Maynard died with human dignity—but not because she committed suicide. Human dignity is intrinsic. Indeed, to accept the premise of suicide as death with dignity says—or at least strongly implies—that patients who expire naturally die with indignity.

  • Posted: 11/14/2014
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Sexual liberty and religious liberty can exist. Here’s how

In for the long haul: Factors contributing to the marriage crisis

Murmurs of sex change regret

The Gospel, homosexuality, and the future of marriage: A perspective on the #ERLC2014 message

A word for discretion

Millennials navigate the ups and downs of cohabitation

Five reasons why young Christians and some pastors don’t vote and avoid politics

Transparently lame

Russell Moore, Rick Warren to join Vatican conference on marriage and family life

Robert P. George: Victims of marriage culture breakdown are poor children

Law school according to Kanye West

Southern Baptists break bread with groups that disagree at conference

Author says abortion is normal and ‘part of being a mother’

Brittany Maynard won’t kill herself November 1: “Doesn’t seem like the right time now”

Robert George: Same-sex marriage proponents won’t tolerate dissent

Churches should shift priorities from defending to re-teaching marriage, say ERLC conference panelists

The best of times

Ten things that are killing the family

Southern Baptists admit errors on homosexuality but reject same-sex marriage affirming churches

Americans believe in heaven, hell, and a little bit of heresy

Christian rapper Jackie Hill-Perry comes out as ex-gay firebrand

If you care about the poor, care about marriage

How the decline in marriage is fueling inequality

“Murphy Brown” was wrong, new research suggests

Southern Baptists’ surprising tones towards sexuality

San Franciso’s University of California launches first online abortion class

Top United Methodist council affirms reinstatement of minister who officiated same-sex wedding

Living on both sides of the parenting gap

A new time for choosing on life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

    The Heritage Foundation: America exists to defend the unalienable rights of the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” These truths have been challenged in the past 50 years in ways that Ronald Reagan could not have imagined in 1964. Unless they are protected in law and—more important—lived out in culture, constitutional self-government will be increasingly at risk. In this new time for choosing, we must return to the synthesis of the American Founding: ordered liberty based on faith and reason, natural rights and morality, limited government and civil society—with the laws of nature and nature’s God providing the standard.

  • Posted: 10/27/2014
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Culture war, spiritual war

Has the sexual revolution come full circle?

    Summit: Since the 1960s, the predictable slide of collegiate culture toward a bacchanal of sexual permissiveness has upended the old-fashioned view that men and women fill distinct roles in relationships. For generations, women played the pursued, men the pursuers. In a culture that placed a premium on virginity, a young woman needed no excuse to refuse sex. Her default answer was “no.”

  • Posted: 10/24/2014
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Are you pro-life? It’s because you’ve been brainwashed!

Stunted by sexuality

Marriage isn’t going to divide our culture – It’s going to save it

I lost my daughter to suicide: A nurse’s response to Brittany Maynard’s campaign for assisted suicide

Abortion debated – Emerald City with Emily Heist Moss

    Soulation: I’ve become friends with this columnist over in Chicago. There’s a lot that separates us. Emily Heist Moss is liberal, shows up religiously for Pride Parades, and if she got pregnant right now, Emily believes she would probably have an abortion. But, there’s also a lot that unites us, we are both vocal feminists, writers, we both care about humanizing the debate across the aisle, and let’s not forget our penchant for handicrafts (cross-stitch for Emily, knitting for me).

  • Posted: 10/23/2014
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Advice for a declining culture from Archbishop Chaput

Saluting young pro-lifers

Conservatives, America, and natural law

Muzzling cultural dissent, at home and abroad

What represents America in 2014? High school students answer

Liberals most likely to defriend you on Facebook

Author Katha Pollitt claims “Abortion is part of being a mother”

Thousands sign up for first online class to learn how to do abortions

Apple and Facebook offer coverage for egg freezing. Is it a sign of progress for women?

A church in exile: Hillsong shifts on homosexuality

‘God’s Not Dead’ writers spotlight religious liberty in upcoming movie

Ladies: Give us your most productive years, we’ll hold your eggs for you

Kevin Sorbo: ‘Christians in Hollywood are attacked,’ star of ‘Let the Lion Roar’ says

Really, it’s okay to be single

Abortion activist: Everyone would love abortion if pro-lifers hadn’t “brainwashed” people

A pastoral failure

Liberal hypocrisy and the soft bigotry of low expectations

No, Democrats haven’t won the culture war

Marriage rates hit new, all-time low

America’s singleness problem

Jitney messiahs