The Moral ‘High Horse’ of Apologizing for Other People’s Actions: What Obama and Donald Miller Have in Common


There are few moral fashions more tiresome than the largely liberal tendency to “apologize” for the actions of others — whether it’s America’s past sins, the sins of Medieval Christianity, or the actions of your contemporary political opponents. [Read more...]

Brian Williams: When Reality Isn’t Enough


Like so many others, I find it impossible to believe Brian Williams simply “made a mistake.” At the risk of indulging in armchair pop psychology, I’d say it’s far more likely that a titanic ego collided with reality, and reality lost. [Read more...]

Federal Court Protects Religious Freedom: Three Reasons Why This Opinion Matters


On the morning of the National Prayer Breakfast, where official Washington unites — briefly — to hail religious liberty and honor our nation’s faith-filled past and present, a federal court of appeals provided tangible evidence of America’s constitutional commitments to religious institutions. In Alyce Conlon v. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit rejected a plaintiff’s attempt to enforce state and federal gender discrimination laws on one of the nation’s largest Christian campus ministries. InterVarsity had parted ways with the plaintiff in response to her divorce, and she sued — claiming that her termination constituted unlawful discrimination. [Read more...]

Pro-Life Legislators Should Not Take Stands HuffPo and the Mainstream Media Love

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It is extraordinarily disappointing to see Representative Renee Ellmers slamming pro-life groups as “childish” for insisting on a rape-reporting requirement in the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Both the reporting requirement itself and the angry response to the House’s failure to bring the measure to a vote — handing abortionists a victory on the very day of the March for Life — were reasonable, defensible, and right. [Read more...]

The Doctor Suggested Terminating their Pregnancy, but the Parents Said No: Here’s What Happened

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Bryan and Robyn Adams were ready for a family, but they ran into complications. After several miscarriages and an ectopic pregnancy, Robyn eventually got pregnant.  This time? Twins. [Read more...]