The Whole Story
Reconsidering the narrative of reproductive and sexual health. Find out more here.
Enough has been said to suggest that major arguments used to justify PAS and VAE—autonomy, compassion, and public opinion—are far less persuasive than they may at first appear. This explains why the case for relaxation of the law has met with far more failures than successes around the world.
Pornography diminishes our freedom and erodes our grasp of truths about sex, marriage, family, self, society, reality, time, and God. If so, the widespread presence and use of pornography on a university campus should be a source of very great concern.
Ignatius Press introduces Redeemed by Grace, Ramona Treviño’s moving account of her journey from successful Planned Parenthood manager to pro-life activist.
The very way we talk about the accuracy of a medical test is flawed. Yet correcting these biases and misunderstandings isn’t just a matter of urging a patient not to take a test too seriously; sometimes the right answer is not to do a kitchen sink screening test at all.
Even if brain-dead bodies do possess coordinated living functions of some sort, they are clearly not sentient organisms, and therefore not human organisms. Whenever total brain death does occur, the human organism has died.
In other words, the same education that may keep them out of poverty and give them more control over sex in the long-run costs them control over sex in the short-run. It isn’t as easy as ABC. Economic dependency makes both abstinence and condom usage problematic.
Laurie F. DeRose corrects the narrative that decreased fertility rates necessarily reflect greater female empowerment, warning that advocacy for women’s empowerment as a population policy ought to take to heart three key truths.
Our street-level scientism needs a cure: a liberally educated approach that sees the harmony in the whole of truth toward which we run both by the love of myth and by love of wisdom itself.