Last Spring, I reflected on the issues surrounding transgenderism and the laws availing transgender individuals of opposite-sex facilities. At the time, there had been no public, concrete consequences to those laws. But now, the problems are upon us...
The statistical risk of suicide among men in their late 40s to late 50s has increased almost 50% in the past decade. While there may be some aspects of the proverbial “mid-life crisis” at work here, at its heart, the increase is being driven by something much more fundamental.
Revisiting St. John Paul the Great's urgent warning that “democracy stands or falls” with the values it embodies and that “without an objective moral grounding” it will be incapable of ensuring a stable peace (no. 70).
When P.D. Eastman penned the children’s classic in 1960, the answer to the question posed in the entertaining children’s book was obvious even to the young. Fast forward 50-some years and things are not so clear.
It’s been highly publicized that same-sex marriage has been legalized in 37 states and the District of Columbia. What has not been so highly publicized is that the vast majority of those states – 26 out of 37 – did not want to legalize it.