Rhetoric at the “Restoring Honor” rally in Washington makes me nervous, since “civic religion” can come alarmingly close to idolatry.
Monthly Archives: August 2010
Astonishing — A Judge Who Does the Right Thing
A federal district court judge actually applies the law as it is written, and strikes down the Obama Administration’s expanded federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.
New Bill to Stop Federal Funding for Abortion
In response to the threats to human life contained in the bill, pro-life members of Congress — led by the stalwart Chris Smith of New Jersey — have introduced legislation that would prevent any federal funding of abortion under the new law, and would also provide adequate conscience protection to those institutions and individuals who do not want to cooperate in abortion.
It’s Up to the Church — To Us
Building a just society is an increasing challenge in our time. The multitude of threats to human life, to families, and to social justice keep on accumulating. It’s us to the Church — primarily us, the laity — to rise to this challenge.
The “Morality” of Planned Parenthood
The “morality” of Planned Parenthood shows that it is a cult of lies and death — and money.
Judge Humpty Dumpty Has Ruled
In his classic novel, Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Carroll describes a surreal argument between Alice and Humpty Dumpty over the meaning of words. The dispute culminates in this exchange: “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither moreContinue reading “Judge Humpty Dumpty Has Ruled”