Sexual left shocked by organised pro-lifers in Europe

Aug 12, 2014 by

By Austin Ruse, Breitbart: Left-wing and mainstream media are slowly catching on there’s something happening in Europe, with a rapidly growing conservative movement that looks an awful lot like the same movement here. This was true exponentially for BuzzFeed’s Lester Feder, who was hired last year to cover the global LGBT movement. Rather quickly Feder discovered a highly organized global coalition of conservatives working in opposition to the sexual left. [...]  Spaniards were galvanized four...

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Law and Morality in Public Discourse: How Christians Can Rebuild Our Culture

Aug 7, 2014 by

By Charles J Chaput, Public Discourse: It’s in seeking Jesus Christ with all our hearts that culture is built and society is renewed. It’s in prayer, the sacraments, changing diapers, balancing budgets, preaching homilies, loving a spouse, forgiving and seeking forgiveness—all in the spirit of charity—that, brick by brick, we bring about the kingdom of God. Adapted from an address delivered August 6th at the Archdiocese of Toronto’s “Faith in the Public Square” symposium. In the beginning,...

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Want to stop revenge porn? Just keep your clothes on!

Jul 6, 2014 by

by Rachel Johnson, Mailonline: At a 50th last month, the birthday girl got up and made her speech, in the course of which she said something about being divorced and on the market again that gave the merry throng of friends, admirers, family and her own children very slight pause. ‘And, gosh, I’ve also had to learn all about SEXTING,’ she said. It wasn’t that the visual this conjured up was upsetting (she is a slim, stunning blonde) – more the fact that it is now quite normal for a woman that...

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‘Britishness’ debate: can you do Magna Carta without also doing God?

Jun 17, 2014 by

By Melanie McDonagh, Spectator: Was anyone terribly surprised by the Social Attitudes Survey published today suggesting that most people thought that, in order to be British, you should be able to speak English? Some 95 per cent thought so; the only curiosity being that in 2006 the figure was as low as 86 per cent. Nor indeed is it terribly odd that, as the authors point out, the threshold for Britishness is getting higher. As the survey from January points out, three in four people think...

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Democracy and morality: ancient and modern

Jun 17, 2014 by

By Paul Eidelberg, MercatorNet: Although democracy had its origin in classical Athens–what could be more democratic than an assembly whose members are chosen by lot?–the Athenian attitude toward sexuality in those days was very different from that which prevails in democracies today. In his book Law, Sexuality, and Society: The Enforcement of Morals in Classical Athens, David Cohen reminds us that in classical Athens “a wide variety of [sexual] offenses brought some degree or...

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Gallup Reveals the Obvious: Our Moral Collapse Continues

Jun 5, 2014 by

By Trevor Grant Thomas: Gallup is out with its latest “moral acceptability” survey. On 19 issues, Americans were asked, “In general, do you find the following morally acceptable.” The responses were ranked on a scale from “highly acceptable” to “highly unacceptable.” There was one issue—birth control, with 90% approval—that rated “highly acceptable” and nine, with approvals from 57% to 69%, that rated “largely acceptable.” Of those 10 issues, the response to seven of them is Exhibit A in the...

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