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Video & Audio: Why Libertarians Need God

The 2014 Acton Lecture Series got underway last week with an address from Jay Richards on the topic of “Why Libertarians Need God.” In his address, Richards argued that core libertarian principles of individual rights, freedom and responsibility, reason, moral truth, and limited government make little sense in an atheistic and materialist context, but make far more sense when grounded in a theistic belief system. Continue Reading...

‘Breeders:’ A Cautionary Tale

The Center for Bioethics and Culture (CBC) is an organization committed to “bioethical issues” such as surrogacy, stem cell research and human cloning, amongst other issues. They have recently produced a documentary entitled “Breeders: a subclass of women?” It is a cautionary tale, and a very sad one. Continue Reading...

Post-Super Bowl Thoughts on Theology and America

How ’bout them Seahawks? As a Chicago Bears fan the answer to that question means very little to me, but I did enjoy the annual ritual of binge-eating and loudly talking over friends and loved ones who gathered together around the TV for Super Bowl 48. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.03.14

The War on Christians in the Middle East Michael Coren, Catholic World Report Baroness Warsi, UK’s Minister for Faith, warns of the possible extinction of Christianity in its historical heartlands. Work That Makes a Difference Tim Challies, Challies.com Work has intrinsic significance because it gives me the opportunity to do something with joy—with joy in the Lord. Continue Reading...

Explainer: The Hobby Lobby Amicus Briefs

Last week, over 80 amicus briefs were filed with the Supreme Court on both sides of Hobby Lobby’s challenge to the HHS contraceptive-abortifacient mandate. Here’s what you need to know about amicus briefs and their role in this case. Continue Reading...

ICCR Working Inside Progressive Bubble

“A little older, a little more confused,” the late Dennis Hopper once intoned. One month into 2014, the same could be said for this writer. After all, what could be more confusing than members of the religious community employed as willing conspirators in the great organized labor gambit to stifle corporate political speech? Continue Reading...