Anti-Catholicism has been called “the last acceptable prejudice.” Tragically, it was on display at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearing for Amy Coney Barrett, nominated to be a federal appellate judge. More ... Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation recently sponsored a poll to find out what Americans think are the reasons for poverty. The results split along religious lines in a surprising way. More ... Thursday, September 7, 2017
My 6-year-old son came home after school and unexpectedly asked my wife and me: "What am I?" The question caught us off guard. "What do you mean," we replied. He said, "Am I Mexican? Are people who speak Spanish Mexican?" More ... Friday, August 18, 2017
Remember when everybody worried about a "population explosion" filling the world with too many people? In the 1970s, this fear drove campaigns to legalize abortion and pour billions of dollars into birth control programs. More ... Friday, August 4, 2017
The debate over health care reform can remind one of starting a car that’s already running. We’ve all heard that distinctive grinding sound. It doesn’t hurt the engine – yet, if you keep doing it, you can ruin the starter – but you look inattentive, and perhaps hard of hearing.