Thursday

The Briefing 10-08-15

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  • Obama apologizes to Doctors Without Borders taking moral responsibility for mistaken hospital strike
  • Congress appoints special committee to investigate abortion more broadly
  • Ohio effort to aid addicted gamblers example of biological reduction of moral accountability
  • Revived Muppets show's promiscuous characters illustrates extent of sexual revolution
Tuesday

The Briefing 10-06-15

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  • California right to die law signed by governor, furthering redefinition of human life
  • South Carolina flooding reminder of need of all cosmos for redemption
  • Non-theists overwhelmingly support abortion, exposing theological nature of debate
  • Oppostion to police car decal 'In God we Trust' shows depth of secular opposition to truth claims of religion
Thursday

The Briefing 10-01-15

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  • Planned Parenthood congressional hearing exposes limits of politics on moral issues
  • Pope meeting with Kim Davis underlines quandary of Francis' desire to appeal to everyone
  • Pope's political messaging consequence of sacramental division of practice and doctrine
Friday

The Briefing 09-25-15

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  • Pope's Congress address fails to mention Jesus, affirms leftward leading of Roman Church
  • Abortion videos expose divide over abortion as either murder or morally insignificant
  • Pagan Pride Day reveals inherent spiritual identity and needs even in hyper-modern age
Thursday

The Briefing 09-24-15

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  • Pope's visit time for evangelicals to make clear issue with pope is theological, not personal
  • Nancy Pelosi example of worldview conflict between pro-choice Catholics and Catholic teaching
  • Shout Your Abortion hashtag effort to normalize abortion, claim baby part of woman's body
Friday

The Briefing 09-18-15

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  • Appeals court ruling sets up Obamacare religious freedom clash in Supreme Court
  • Obama defends Planned Parenthood, furthers culture of personal autonomy idolatry
  • NFL teams profit from gambling in guise of fantasy football even as it denounces gambling
  • Self-inflicted wound of marijuana on Colorado not a laughing matter
Thursday

The Briefing 09-17-15

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  • Archbishop of Canterbury to formalize rift in Anglican Communion to preserve some unity
  • Shocking racial disparity evident in abortion unaddressed by abortionists must not be avoided
  • Workaholic culture in Japan pressures women to abort child for sake of career
  • Non-Christians rebuke Christian understanding of doctrine over FBC Greenville
Wednesday

The Briefing 09-09-15

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  • Lack of moral authority higher than individual choice evidence in attack on Ohio abortion ban
  • Supposed popularity of sexual fluidity reveals pop culture as tool for moral revolution
  • 'Divorce selfies' and celebration of divorce an undermining of basic significance of marriage
  • Elizabeth II becomes longest reigning British monarch today
Wednesday

The Briefing 09-02-15

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  • Pope's 'Year of Mercy' exemplifies problems of sacramental system, changes nothing
  • Judge awards religious liberty to March for Life on moral, not religious basis
  • Professor's syllabus bans use of offensive terms like 'male' and 'female'
  • Opposition to child-bearing reflects reduction to children to a mere 'want'
Thursday

The Briefing 08-27-15

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  • Aurora shooter given 12 life sentences without parole as statement on insufficiency of prison for full justice
  • Debate over life without parole, death penalty reflects devaluing of human life
  • New York Times editorial board opposes Ohio Down Syndrome abortion ban on basis of sanctity of choice
  • Clash between law and Indian sect suicide fast exposes clash between worldviews
Monday

The Briefing 08-17-15

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  • Politicians, including White House, defend Planned Parenthood in cycle of anti-life
  • Efforts to defund Planned Parenthood critiqued as inconsistent with destruction of embryos
  • Colorado baker informed by court his Christian convictions need not apply to baking
  • Federal court instructs nuns on whether nuns should oppose contraception mandate
Friday

The Briefing 08-14-15

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  • Pro-choice journalist questions position after horror of Planned Parenthood videos
  • Secular parents struggle with children's predisposition to believe in God
  • Preschool teacher claims role in challenging sexual morality children learn at home
Monday

The Briefing 08-03-15

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  • Shocking videos investigating Planned Parenthood confront America with reality of abortion
  • Major media attempt to complicate simplicity of Planned Parenthood scandal
  • Outrage over Cecil the Lion expressed by Planned Parenthood defenders a tragic irony
  • Ashley Madison hack exposes violation of trust by website helping violate marital trust