Reflections on the Gay Marriage Decision

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As ever, a pleasure to offer this guest post from my friend Peter Wehner, a thoughtful Christian and one of the most important voices on public policy today: * Some Reflections on the Gay Marriage Decision By Peter Wehner In light of the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, here are some thoughts on [Read More...]

Gay Unions and Christian Divisions

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It’s always a pleasure to post a piece from the terrific Pete Wehner, whose sojourn has led him through three Republican presidential administrations, to the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and now to a position as a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. Full bio below. * A recent Washington Post story on gay marriage [Read More...]

Remembering James R. Schlesinger


Hard-charging Cabinet member served three presidents, but conversion to Christianity mellowed him as he aged. By Warren Cole Smith News of the death of James Schlesinger on Mar. 27 at age 85 was a mild shock to my system because of a brief but memorable meeting I had with him 35 years ago. In the [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/24/12 – Gun Control Fantasies; Jesus and the ‘God-button’; Tebow and the Patience of Job


BREAKFAST LINKS 12/24/12: Johnnie Moore, Patheos/Philosophical Fragments: “We must let what we know about God compensate for what we don’t understand about Him. While we think we need answers, what we actually need is God Himself.” Stephen Greenhut, Orange County Register: Utopian Fantasies of Gun Control Advocates J. E. Dyer, Patheos/The Optimistic Christian: “What a [Read More...]

Reflections on the CLS Case, Part 1

I am going to share some reflections today on the CLS v. Martinez case.  Yesterday I posted first responses as they were received.  Today, now that the dust has settled a little more, there is time for sober reflection.  In this first post, I am going to give the background, so that anyone who is [Read More...]