Tuesday

The Briefing 03-21-17

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  • In ongoing confirmation hearing of Neil Gorsuch, opening statements illustrate just what's at stake
  • Money, budgets, and morality: Trump budget faces hurdles on both sides of the political aisle
  • Is it government's job to make us happy? International Day of Happiness had some asking the question
Tuesday

The Briefing 03-07-17

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  • Supreme Court announces it will not hear major transgender bathroom case, sending back to lower court
  • Amicus brief filed by liberal religious groups in transgender case undermines religious liberty
  • Trump's wire tapping allegations come in the midst of a "civilization-warping crisis of public trust"
Wednesday

The Briefing 02-01-2017

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  • Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch, a textualist in the mold of Antonin Scalia, to the Supreme Court
  • What was behind Trump's decision to fire acting Attorney General Sally Yates?
  • What, then, is a boy? Boy Scouts will now accept transgender "boys" into membership
Tuesday

The Briefing 01-31-17

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  • SCOTUS and the future of America: Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee tonight
  • Reflecting on the 2017 March for Life, there is much to be thankful for and more work to be done
  • From chimeras to chaos: Scientists create embryo that is part-human, part-pig
  • Terror strikes Quebec City: Six dead in anti-immigrant hate crime at Canadian Mosque
Thursday

The Briefing 08-04-16

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  • The fall of Roger Ailes can serve warning for Christians to avoid a media echo chamber
  • Biden officiates same-sex wedding, tweets photo posturing on the "right side of history"
  • The NBA, creator of the WNBA, spurns North Carolina for codifying gender distinction
  • In surprising decision, SCOTUS temporarily blocks transgender bathroom use in Virginia public school
Wednesday

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
Tuesday

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.
Friday

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
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?
Wednesday

The Briefing 03-30-16

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  • Unity at the expense of integrity: British Baptists send mixed signals on SSM
  • Easter-less Easter eggs spark controversy in UK, but Christ-less secularism the bigger issue
  • Even as Britain is post-Christian, its secular society still benefits from Christian ideals
  • North Carolina Attorney General states he will refuse to defend recently passed bathroom law
  • In possible tip of the hand, SCOTUS requests additional briefs filed in contraceptive case
Friday

The Briefing 03-18-16

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  • More questions than answers surround the worldview of Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court
  • In commendable statement, Kerry declares ISIS has committed genocide against Christians
  • Lenders looking to capitalize on divorce actually bank on discord, not faithfulness
Thursday

The Briefing 03-10-16

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  • Moral opportunists seek to seize on Zika virus crisis to push pro-abortion position
  • California law that would ban travel to "anti-LGBT" states an attempt at moral posturing
  • Redefinition of marriage led SCOTUS to rule unanimously for gay adoption across state lines
  • "Bachelor gap" created by sex-selective abortion sociologically and morally objectionable