Nathanael Blake is a senior contributor to The Federalist and a postdoctoral fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.
Abortion and transgender ideology are indeed connected, for they are two fronts in our culture’s war of liberation against our bodies.
The ‘local gentry’ who fund local sports and scholarships have their flaws, but the rest of us have many reasons to prefer them to the ruling national elite.
After decades of tearing down manners and norms, self-proclaimed social progressives are now frantically trying to reconstitute some sense of public decency.
Just as we must continue the political and legal fight to protect innocent human life after Roe is gone, pro-lifers must continue to show that there is a better option than abortion’s culture of death.
Texas’s law will still be challenged in court, but abortion facilities in Texas may be closed or restricted during the legal battle.
Roe v. Wade is the leading example of the Supreme Court acting as an unelected super-legislature and imposing its will on the nation, and upholding Roe will only further delegitimize the court.
Conservatism is about preserving the true sources of human flourishing in this life — family, faith, and community — rather than tearing them down in the name of liberal ideology.
Adding extreme social leftism to the usual political greed and stupidity has been catastrophic, from the military to education to border security.
Replacing babies with pets stifles a person’s capacity to give and receive love, as it wrongly directs our greatest earthly affections toward ourselves.
These policies are the products of unhappy people who have realized that combining ideology and claims of victimhood give them power, which they can use to hurt others.
Although the Loudoun Now story was an attempt at pro-trans propaganda, it inadvertently let the truth out, in four key ways.
Whatever the issue, from immigration to education to law enforcement, there is a parade of people taking a dive and crying foul, insisting the other side isn’t just wrong, but bigoted.
This is not about being nice to Bruce as he ‘becomes’ Caitlyn, but about celebrating the ruinous mutilations of children’s bodies.
Tolkien’s timeless books present a vision of goodness far better than those appropriating his greatness to serve the latest intellectual fashions.
Law and culture almost always need some reform, but the work of racial justice begins, not with systemic critique, but with love based on the recognition that we are all children of God.
Marking the depravity of our times, a New York Times columnist recently urged the rich to subvert democracy in an effort to protect abortion on demand.
Wokeness must be opposed in order to be defeated, and Americans must be presented with a better vision of how to live, and how to respond to injustice.
Instead of keeping the spotlight on Donald Trump, those who genuinely want a post-Trump GOP should focus on developing better options politically as well as in personality and policy.
The attempted denigration of Jane Austen reveals how upscale white elites view caring about anti-racism as a marker of status.
Those bent on remaking bodies, language, and society to accord with their desires won’t persuade if they can command, or reason if they can suppress.
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