Acton Institute Powerblog Archives

Post Tagged 'ethics'

America’s Demographic Poverty

A new study focusing on the demographic effects of abortion in the United States brings to light what one scientist calls truly astounding findings. The demographic changes will even affect America’s economy. Continue Reading...

The Bible and the Principle of Moral Proximity

“The Bible does say a lot of justice and the poor,” notes Kevin DeYoung, “but if we are to be convicted and motivated by truth, we must pay more careful attention to what the Bible actually does and does not say.” An example is a concept that DeYoung says can be derived from the Bible, the principle of moral proximity: Continue Reading...

No Cigarettes For You, No Birth Control For Me?

The CVS chain made an announcement a few weeks ago: they would no longer sell tobacco products at their stores. CVS President and CEO Larry Merlo said: As the delivery of health care evolves with an emphasis on better health outcomes, reducing chronic disease and controlling costs, CVS Caremark is playing an expanded role through our 26,000 pharmacists and nurse practitioners. Continue Reading...

Catholics and Anglicans Join Forces Against Slavery

There are more slaves today than were seized from Africa in four centuries of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. In fact, there are more slaves in the world today than at any other point in human history, with an estimated 21 million in bondage across the globe.   Continue Reading...

‘As Long As I’m A Good Person’

“It doesn’t matter what I believe…as long as I’m a good person.” How many times have you heard that? As our society trends more and more to the secular, this type of thing becomes more common. Continue Reading...