The Whole Story

Reconsidering the narrative of reproductive and sexual health. Find out more here.

John Keown

Physician-Assisted Suicide: Improving the Debate

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.

Christopher Tollefsen

Pornography, God, and Universities

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.

Michael Bradley

Redeemed by Grace, Liberated for Truth

Ignatius Press introduces Redeemed by Grace, Ramona Treviño’s moving account of her journey from successful Planned Parenthood manager to pro-life activist.

Leah Libresco

A New Danger to Expecting Mothers: Statistical Illiteracy

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.

Patrick Lee

Total Brain Death is a Valid Criterion of Death

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.

Laurie DeRose

AIDS Prevention: More Difficult than the ABCs

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 DeRose

More Female Empowerment, Fewer Children?

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.

John Brungardt

The Difference Between Ivory-Tower and Street-Level Scientism

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.