Sandra Fluke, Religious Freedom, and Birth Control

March 5, 2012 // 13 Comments

Georgetown University is a Jesuit institution. Two things we know about the Catholic Church are that they are opposed to birth control and abortion. A student of Georgetown’s law school testified before Congress that the U.S. Government should force the university to cover the expenses of birth control.

Pssst, Newt… For Public Officials, Private Life Does Matter

January 23, 2012 // 12 Comments

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich might insist that his private life doesn’t matter but it does. Here’s why.

Whether they believe it or not, a U.S. president is the nation’s moral leader. How can a president like Reagan stare down the Soviet Union and call them the “Evil Empire” if they themselves are corrupted by financial or personal vice? Where would the moral authority be if a leader tells the American people to trust them to find the answers when they told their wives the same thing as they betrayed that trust?