Thursday

The Briefing 06-02-16

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  • China prepares to reap disastrous societal effects from infamous one-child-only policy
  • Sad and bizarre paganism on display as women in Thailand care for fake plastic children
  • Dolls for boys? Christians must recognize that even the toy aisle reflects a worldview
Wednesday

The Briefing 06-01-16

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  • The Obama Administration's legal absurdity: Does Title IX require gender blindness or affirmation?
  • Whose Title IX rights? The biological female's or the female-identifying biological male's?
Tuesday

The Briefing 05-31-16

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  • Cincinnati zoo kills endangered gorilla to protect child in danger, outrage ensues
  • Postmodern confusion abounds in people who attempt "metamorphosis" to become animals
  • To speak of artificial intelligence "outsmarting" humans is to deny undergirding human design
Friday

The Briefing 05-27-16

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  • Language battle over car "accidents" chafes at the academy's view of human responsibility
  • Church of Scotland votes to allow gay clergy to be married but not to conduct gay marriage
  • Online baptisms and communion? Church of Scotland eyes internet to fix declining membership
  • Why is man religious? Evolutionist attempts an answer but admits inability to explain pain and death
Thursday

The Briefing 05-26-16

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  • University of Miami's newly minted Chair for the Study of Atheism isn't an advocacy post. Or is it?
  • Responding to a nationwide crime wave, Chicago's police get creative in crime prevention
  • With perverse irony, pro-choice Britons argue abortion is part of the "calling" of a midwife
  • For celebrities, saving the elephants is the latest fad. Unborn babies? Not so much.
Wednesday

The Briefing 05-25-16

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  • History lessons not learned: Mao's bloody communist revolution still grips China today
  • In attempt to subdue Christianty's growth, China's Communist Party removes crosses from churches
  • Technology outstrips morality in closed-door meeting where scientists discuss creating synthetic DNA
  • There's a 91% chance Hawaii won't get hit by a mega-tsunami in next 50 years—and it's making headlines
Tuesday

The Briefing 05-24-16

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  • Study reveals younger Republicans have a more conservative sexual ethic than older Democrats
  • Gender, religion, and politics: How who we are and what we believe inform our voting
  • Inversion of moral order: "Nice" Canadian parents defer to children on matters of religion
  • When it comes to sexuality, what happens when a society's only moral factor is consent?
  • Yale's eager unveiling of gender neutral bathrooms on campus an act of "public signaling"
Thursday

The Briefing 05-19-16

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  • Chasing a higher high, NYC teens turn to dangerous substance made from marijuana extract
  • Will capitalism transform cannabis, or will cannabis transform capitalism in California?
  • Feminists watch closely as the Pope considers women for the diaconate in the Catholic Church
  • If we abandon the doctrine of creation, we abandon the ability to speak of a created order
Tuesday

The Briefing 05-17-16

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  • SCOTUS returns contraception case to lower courts in small victory for religious liberty
  • Obama's imperialist agenda: LGBT activism a priority in this administration's foreign policy
  • Nepal bans surrogacy after realizing its citizens were being exploited by the West
  • Photographic relativism: What is the agenda behind Apple's recent Sports Illustrated ad?
Friday

The Briefing 05-13-16

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  • United Methodists divided over LGBT issues at General Conference in Portland
  • From debates in Islam to Yelp reviews for psychics, a secular society can't escape theology
  • Sexual morality is out; food morality is in—but having a "moral" diet is harder than you think
  • Game on: Boys perform better than girls in reading when it's presented as a game, not a test
Thursday

The Briefing 05-12-16

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  • Should government regulate Facebook's news service? History of 1949 Fairness Doctrine suggests "no"
  • Obama's upcoming visit to Hiroshima raises questions of how this generation remembers WWII
  • President Obama set to create first LGBT national monument at infamous Stonewall site
  • "Male," "female," or "fill in the blank"? College applications join the gender revolution
Tuesday

The Briefing 05-10-16

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  • Disappearance of civil discourse: GOP front-runner insults evangelical leader Russell Moore
  • DOJ doubles down on coercion in countersuit against North Carolina over bathroom bill
  • NYC Mayor calls for boycott of Chick-fil-A over owners' beliefs on biblical marriage
  • Harvard Law professor openly advocates for liberal triumphalism through judicial activism
Friday

The Briefing 05-06-16

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  • Crisis in the sciences: Science magazine flags widespread flaws in scientific research
  • Agnostic scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson says its very probable the universe is a simulation
  • Do our senses lie to us? Scientist perceives the world around us is nothing like we perceive
  • Scientism and the Cult of Science: How science is replacing religion in the public square