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Legalizing ‘Medical Aid in Dying’ Normalizes Suicide

Here’s the advocacy scam: “Death with dignity” activists push suicide facilitation for some people—but still claim to oppose suicide per se because they call doctor-prescribed death by the euphemism, “medical aid in dying” (MAID). Read More ›
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Biden Administration’s ‘Free Crack Pipe’ Scheme Hurts the Homeless and Harms Society

President Joe Biden should change his name to “President Woke.” In the newest example of his administration’s hard-left governing philosophy, they planned to offer nonprofit organizations federal grants to give drug paraphernalia to addicts, an idea that goes under the name of “harm reduction.” Read More ›
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Senior man kneel, holding wooden rosary beads in hand with Jesus Christ holy cross crucifix in the church. Natural light background. Prayer pose crop closeup with copy space. Catholic symbol of faith.
Senior man kneel, holding wooden rosary beads in hand with Jesus Christ holy cross crucifix in the church. Natural light background. Prayer pose crop closeup with copy space. Catholic symbol of faith.

Defending Catholic Healthcare

This much is sure. Religious freedom in the healthcare context is under concerted attack by the political left and liberal politicians. The crisis time for religious pluralism in the United States is fast approaching. The need for an organization like the CHCLA could not be more pressing—or its launch more timely.  Read More ›
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Francis Collins at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health Laboratory
President Joe Biden tours the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health Laboratory Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Maryland. From left, Deputy Director of the NIH NIAAID Vaccine Research Center Dr. Barney Graham, Chief Medical Adviser to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, and Senior Research Fellow and Coronavirus Team Lead at the NIAIC Vaccine Research Center Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett.
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Ideological Scientists Created the Science Credibility Gap

Contemporary societies require trustworthy sources of expertise. But trusting “the experts” is no longer a given. We need a scientific community that bridges political divides. But rebuilding that trust infrastructure will require the scientific community to eschew ideology and pursue truth objectively, without regard to favored cultural priorities or desired partisan outcomes. Read More ›
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Homemade sign at environmental rally. A colorful cardboard placard is viewed close up, saying the climate is changing, why aren't we, in the hands of ecological activists as they protest in the city

What 1973’s Soylent Green Accurately Predicted about 2022

I have always loved science fiction. So when Soylent Green was first released in 1973, I immediately headed to the theater. I remember clearly being shocked by the depictions presented but assuaging myself with the comforting thought that nothing like any of that would ever actually happen. Read More ›
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Homemade sign at environmental rally. A colorful cardboard placard is viewed close up, saying the climate is changing, why aren't we, in the hands of ecological activists as they protest in the city

Stop ‘Authoritarian Climate Governance’ Before It is Too Late

If COVID has taught us anything, it is that the technocratic class has little compunction about restricting freedom. Moreover, once they grab power, they are very reluctant to give it back. Read More ›
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Covid 19 vaccination record card and personal facemask on US Army military uniform
Covid 19 vaccination record card and personal facemask on US Army military uniform

U.S. Military Uses Religious Test Against Service Members To Enforce Vaccine Mandate

Members of our military pledge their loyalty to the Constitution. Its First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion. So, it would be perverse to force men and women in uniform to abandon their deeply held religious beliefs to serve their country. Read More ›
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United Nations headquarters
United Nations headquarters

UN Secretary General Betrays Human Rights by Attending Beijing Olympics

China is the world’s most vicious tyranny. But for all its wrongdoing, the country faces virtually no accountability. To the contrary, China is treated as a respected member of the international community, even granted the honor of hosting the Winter Olympics, which start on Feb. 4. Read More ›