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Biden Has Finally Agreed to Slim Down Stimulus Checks. There’s a Lot More He Could Cut.

President Biden has reportedly agreed to modify the covid-19 relief bill under pressure from moderate Senate Democrats, narrowing the eligibility of some upper-middle-income families to receive the $1,400 per person stimulus checks. He could do a lot more to cut this bloated and wasteful package while still providing relief for those who need it.

Biden’s Equality Act Is a Danger to Women’s and Conscience Rights

Rather than finding common-sense, narrowly tailored ways to shield LGBT-identifying Americans from truly unjust discrimination, the Equality Act would act as a sword — to persecute those who don’t embrace newfangled gender ideologies.

Some Thoughts on Words and Their Meanings

When we really believe what we claim to believe, we conform our hearts, our minds, our choices, and our actions – both in private and in public – to the convictions we claim to hold.  Otherwise, we’re liars.

The Challenge of Eucharistic Coherence

Incoherent Catholics receiving holy communion make for a Eucharistically incoherent and thus evangelically diminished Church.

Biden Raises the Stakes on the Becerra Nomination

At the same time that he rescinded the Mexico City policy last week, President Joe Biden also directed the Department of Health and Human Services to consider undoing another pro-life policy, which prohibits abortion providers from claiming federal funding under the Title X family-planning program.

Religious Liberty Isn’t Enough

President Biden’s pledge to heal and unify seems to mean giving the far left everything it demands in the culture wars. Conservatives therefore must resist. Yet in doing so we must avoid the trap of framing every debate as if it were about religious liberty.

President Biden’s Mexico City Policy Repeal Contradicts His Own Recent Statements

As a direct result of President Biden’s decision, massive amounts of federal funding once again will flow indiscriminately to foreign-aid groups such as Planned Parenthood International and similar organizations whose chief aim is to profit from an increased number of abortions around the globe, including in countries that reject abortion in law.

What Catholics Need to Know About Biden’s Executive Order on Gender Identity

The disparate reactions to President Biden’s executive order on gender identity represent more than America’s polarized politics; they hint at deeper conflicts over the nature of the human person and the common good.

Biden’s Stimulus Plan Suggests He Fundamentally Misunderstands This Recession

President Biden has presented his $1.9 trillion stimulus plan as the way to get the country out of the pandemic-induced recession. In fact, its provisions show he fundamentally misunderstands the nature of the trouble we’re in.

The End of Trump Can Be the Beginning of America

It made sense that once President Trump left the White House, powerful emotions would be unleashed.