Born that Way

Over the course of the coming week, I’m going to lay out for our readers what I consider to be the “five pillars” of the case for same-sex marriage.   The first pillar on which the case for same-sex marriage is based is the claim that homosexuality is a genetically determined trait. The cause of the […]

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Over the Top

Please note: The subject matter and language of this post may not be suitable for children. The current issue of Sports Illustrated has an important article by Grant Wahl entitled “Over the Top,” which discusses the increasingly serious problem of extreme vulgarity and taunting on the part of college basketball fans. I’m glad that SI tackled […]

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Men of Valor

This week (Oct. 28-Nov. 4) is “pornography awareness week.” It’s a sad commentary on our society that we would need to give pornography its own “awareness week.” But we need to face the sobering fact that pornography is one of the most pernicious, widespread elements of the “culture of death.” The pornography industry brings in […]

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Rescuing Children from “Gay” Adoption

Earlier this week, in a post entitled “Fatal Attractions,” I recommended One Man, One Woman: A Catholic’s Guide to Defending Marriage by Dale O’Leary. She masterfully exposes common myths surrounding homosexuality, including the falsehoods that people are “born that way” and that “ten percent” of the population is homosexual. Since O’Leary is, after all, a family rights […]

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Fatal Attractions

I’ve been reading a book by award-winning Catholic journalist Dale O’Leary entitled One Man, One Woman: A Catholic’s Guide to Defending Marriage (Sophia, 2007). For many years O’Leary has been an internationally known advocate of family rights, and in this volume she brings her considerable talent to bear on the issue of “gay marriage,” and in doing […]

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Straight Talk

I am truly blessed with many fond childhood memories. I had a loving father and mother and many other family members who cared deeply about me. Even so, my dominant reality, at least during my school years, was that I was a fat kid. I was relentlessly teased, pushed around, and called names, and I […]

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