The Briefing 10-19-16

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  • "Back end eugenics": African Americans in D.C. suspicious of pending assisted suicide law
  • Federal court to pro-life centers: You must tell women where they can get abortions
  • Media bias by the numbers: 96% of campaign contributions from journalists went to Hillary Clinton

The Briefing 10-06-16

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  • Hurricane Matthew prompts mass evacuations as it heads for Southeast US
  • Supranationalism vs. subsidiarity: How significant is the UN's election of its next Secretary General?
  • Bisexuality is on the rise in Britain, but not for the reason you might think
  • France vows to prosecute pro-life websites that "deliberately deceive" women on abortion
  • Liberal Protestantism's meltdown: Episcopal Church welcomes heretical sculpture of woman on a crucifix

The Briefing 09-07-16

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  • Collapse of human dignity: Zika crisis leads to arguments for abortion, euthanasia, infanticide.
  • Why is Ian McEwan's new book sparking cultural conversation? The protagonist is an unborn baby.
  • Phyllis Schlafly, a defining leader in the modern conservative movement, dies at age 92

The Briefing 09-02-16

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  • California considering bill that would outlaw the kind of videos that exposed Planned Parenthood evils
  • Is adoption meaningless now? NYT editorial board celebrates redefinition of parenthood
  • Amidst the collapse of Christianity in Britain, some are wondering what will fill the gap
  • Is this socialism? Bernie supporters balk at use of "dark money" and his $600k third home

The Briefing 08-08-16

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  • Will our brave new world include human-animal chimeras? NIH proposal erases ethical lines
  • The misplaced trust of Scientism and the dangers of Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Rationalia"
  • Inconvenient truth: If science proved life begins at conception, this abortion activist wouldn't care
  • Should we floss? The (not so) surprising scientific discord surrounding dental hygeine

The Briefing 06-29-16

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  • Why are the most important moral questions of our time being decided by the Supreme Court?
  • Independent report shows SCOTUS decisions are trending left. Are we really surprised?
  • Can Christians still be pharmacists? Yesterday's SCOTUS decision a major blow to religious liberty.
  • From covenant to contract: No-fault divorce is wreaking havoc on another generation
  • Islamic terrorist attack in Istanbul another attempt at upending civilization as we know it

The Briefing 06-28-16

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  • In landmark case, SCOTUS doubles down on "constitutional" right to an abortion invented 40 yrs. ago
  • Ex-Gov. of Virginia avoids conviction in unanimous SCOTUS decision upholding due process
  • Most British millennials were strongly against Brexit—but not enough to vote.

The Briefing 06-24-16

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  • Political drama in the House of Representatives as Democrats stage sit-in on gun control
  • SCOTUS checks Obama's executive overreach on immigration, upholds UT's affirmative action
  • Correlation between religious affiliation and abortion highlights why theology matters
  • The stories of two 90-year-old men allow us to reflect on the debt we owe to history

The Briefing 06-10-16

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  • Mom of baby with Down syndrome sends remarkable letter to doctor who recommended abortion
  • Naturalistic, evolutionary explanation of cuteness in babies borders on the ridiculous

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.

The Briefing 05-05-16

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  • Moral opportunists seek to overturn amendments that protect tax payers from funding abortion
  • The disappearance of moral courage in America is leading to a collapse of liberty
  • Death of moral courage: Former SS guard admits witnessing atrocities, standing by in silence

The Briefing 04-26-16

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  • Pro-abortion vs. more pro-abortion: Democratic candidates vie for funds in race to the left
  • GOP front-runner Donald Trump breaks from Republican orthodoxy on LGBT issues
  • Boycott Target? What does it mean to be a Christian in the marketplace?
  • Obituary recounts amazing life of a teenager who escaped Germany then returned to spy on the Nazis

The Briefing 04-25-16

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  • Crime and Punishment: Age of moral culpability at center of Boston murder debate
  • Moral insanity: raising the age of moral culpability while lowering age of sexual consent
  • Pro-choice group callously celebrates abortion by breaking, eating baby-shaped cookies
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