Law

June 30, 2015

The Supreme Court and Modern Marriage

Obviously the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage provides a lot of material for discussion.  I am still digesting it (not having read the dissents yet),
July 5, 2015

On Marriage, Catholics Stand with the American Founders

This Fourth of July, American Catholics might feel that they no longer fit so comfortably within America.  After all, Catholics hold that marriage is a union
July 12, 2015

Simply Stated: What’s Wrong with the Obergefell Ruling

The Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex marriage is required by the Constitution will surely produce a mountain of books and articles in the coming years (and
July 21, 2015

Catholics, Capital Punishment, and the Constitution

Catholics who feel called to seek abolition of capital punishment should do so in a way that respects the Constitution of the United States.  This is
August 23, 2015

Josh Duggar, Sam Rader and Ashley Madison — Walking the Talk Is Everything

By now, if you’ve read the news at all, you know that a company called Ashley Madison, which marketed itself as a way for married men
September 8, 2015

Kim Davis & Lawlessness in the Age of Obama

The news is filled with stories of civil disobedience and selective enforcement of our laws. However you feel about Kim Davis, or sanctuary cities, or recreational
September 10, 2015

What would the victims of abortion say if they could speak?

What would the victims of abortion say if they could speak? As it turns out, some of them can speak. Yesterday, two survivors of abortion—Gianna Jessen
November 22, 2015

Justice Scalia, Parental Rights, and the Constitution

This blog post reproduces an e-mail from ParentalRights.org criticizing Justice Scalia for being unwilling to use the power of the Supreme Court to protect parental rights.
February 20, 2016

Life From Death: How the Scalia Funeral Mass Became a Triumph of Evangelization

The death of Justice Antonin Scalia on Feb. 13 at the age of 79 was a loss on many levels. As a fearless advocate for the