The Briefing 02-26-16

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  • Middle ground eroding in abortion debate because it is morally untenable
  • Biggest abortion case since Roe v. Wade set to appear before Supreme Court in March
  • Church of England's precipitous decline in membership tied to underlying theological issues
  • Habits formed around smartphone use hinder our ability to communicate face-to-face

The Briefing 02-19-16

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  • Wisdom of Solomon needed in clash between Apple and FBI over privacy and public safety
  • Under CBS standards watchdog Tankersley, network's ethics waned with sexual revolution
  • China worries boys becoming too effeminate, calls for more male teachers to "make boys men"
  • Social media puts girls at higher risk than boys, encourages sexualization and bullying