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The Population Implosion

Be careful what you wish for. After decades of struggling to contain the global population explosion that emerged from the healthcare revolution of the 20th century, the world confronts an unfamiliar crisis: rapidly decreasing birthrates and declining life spans that might set back the progress of human development.

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Abortion: A Tool of Male Oppression?

The President of Feminists for Life argues that the early American Feminists were unanimous in their opposition to abortion, which they viewed as a tool of male oppression. True feminism, then and now would never force women to choose between a career and a child.

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The Latest War Against Marriage

Today thanks to a myriad of sociological studies showing that men, women, and children are better off, not worse off, in committed two-parent families, the campaign against marriage has metamorphosed once again. Increasingly unable to make the case for the sexually liberated single life or the superiority of the single-parent household, the antimarriage warriors now celebrate what they call family diversity.

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Pius XII and the Jews

The Talmud teaches that whosoever preserves one life, it is accounted to him by Scripture as if he had preserved a whole world. More than any other twentieth-century leader, Pius fulfilled this Talmudic dictum, when the fate of European Jewry was at stake. 

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The Legacy: Clinton as History's Worst President

When asked what I thought of this president, I usually replied, in my jaundiced, freedom-of-speech opinion, that from what I can observe, he was the worst man ever to be president, and he was the worst president. Compared to previous presidents both on the score of integrity and accomplishment, I place the president from 1992-2000 at the bottom of both lists.

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The Knot That Cant Be Tied: Secular, Natural and Sacramental Marriage

Mans sexual energies are of extraordinary power and complexity. Is this energy something we can use however we wish, or is there some objective standard to which this energy should be conformed? The Western tradition, like many other traditions, has consistently held that there is such an objective standard, and it is the reality called marriage.

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Life begins at Conception

At this point in the "debate" over abortion, it is patently obvious that any justification given by pro-abortion advocates to continue our society's practice of butchering its young is neither valid nor sensible.

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Marx, Christ and You

When Karl Marxs housekeeper bore him a son three months after his wife gave birth to their fourth child, his first thought was his reputation. In what biographer Francis Wheen refers to as one of the first and most successful cover-ups for the greater good of the Communist cause, Marx managed to get his close friend, Friedrich Engels, to take the blame, and the woman to give up her 5-week-old infant for adoption.

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The Apple Argument Against Abortion

I hope a reader can show me where I've gone astray in the sequence steps that constitute this argument against abortion. I honestly wish a pro-choicer would someday show me one argument that proved that fetuses are not persons.

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