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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.

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.

Notre Dame Plays Host to Transgender Ideology

A Catholic university should know better than to promote harmful pseudoscience dressed up as compassionate care.

Why States Are Trying to End Hormones, Surgeries for Gender-Confused Children

In nearly a dozen states, lawmakers are seeking to ban experimental medical treatments for children who experience gender dysphoria or who identify as transgender.

The War on Parents’ Rights

Public schools across the country routinely invoke district “gender policies” to justify hiding information about children’s gender transitions from their parents.

‘Gender-Inclusive Puberty’ Is The Latest Myth Peddled By Trans Activists

Trans activists are now teaching that bodies follow patterns, not rules; sterilizing teens is no big deal; and that there are many pathways to adult bodies.

California Wants to Teach Kindergartners About Gender Identity. Seriously.

One doesn’t have to be a religious conservative to wonder if California’s gender-identity curriculum isn’t a misplaced policy that says more about adults’ ideology than children’s needs.

You Can’t Say That on Twitter

Threats, vile abuse, and harassment have become a key part of Twitter’s brand, but only a select few offenders are punished or banned.

Judge Who Removed Trans Teen From Parents Highlights What’s At Stake

The Ohio case is not a ‘slam dunk’ validation of adolescent transgender transition or of gender experts, but neither is it good news for parents: it foreshadows a troubling future in which teens will be allowed to decide (without parental consent) to pursue gender transitions.

Donald Trump’s Transgender Military ‘Policy’ Is His Latest Misdirection

If President Trump were truly concerned about the impact of transgender troops on military readiness, he would take the trouble to educate himself on the matter and then propose legislation, so that his policy could not easily be overridden by the next president. Instead, he chose to troll the Left by announcing a sweeping ban.