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New Publications

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How Ron DeSantis can secure his lead among GOP presidential contenders

Henry Olsen

DeSantis should use Florida’s legislative session to burnish his already formidable national identity.


The Washington Post / January 31, 2023

When Study Shows Transgender Medicine Hurts Kids, Activists And Media Allies Slant The Science

Nathanael Blake

The American medical establishment followed activists instead of evidence, but the media help it manufacture a veneer of legitimacy.


The Federalist / January 30, 2023

The Long-Term Harms of Anonymous Sperm Donation

Devorah Goldman

Medical professionals have willingly abetted the conception of human beings in circumstances marked by deceit.


Public Discourse / January 30, 2023

3 deficit-reduction ideas that Democrats might be able to support

Henry Olsen

The key is knowing what they can actually get, and then skillfully negotiating to obtain it.


The Washington Post / January 30, 2023

The New York Times is finally giving liberals permission to resist transgenderism

Nathanael Blake

Accepting the reality and importance of our embodiment as male and female doesn’t end with rejecting transgender ideology.


The Christian Post / January 26, 2023

San Francisco shows how not to pursue slavery reparations

Henry Olsen

Change cannot come in a democratic society without the majority’s approval.


The Washington Post / January 26, 2023

A Road to Nowhere

Stephen P. White

Nowhere is the individualist strain in American Catholicism more manifest than in the ubiquitous belief that reception of the Holy Eucharist is a private matter rather than a fundamentally ecclesial reality.


The Catholic Thing / January 26, 2023

Scholar Appearances

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VIDEO: Rachel N. Morrison on Chemical Abortion After Roe

EWTN News In Depth / January 27, 2023

AUDIO: Stanley Kurtz on the College Board Battle

The Mark Levin Show / January 25, 2023

AUDIO: Carl R. Trueman on Freedom and the Self

The Ploughcast / 1/26/23