E-Brief | Oct 21, 2014

Humanae Vitae Redux

By: Christian Brugger

Nobody is saying it, but many are thinking it.  The unfolding controversy over Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics looks eerily like the run up to the publication of Humanae Vitae in 1968.

E-Brief | Oct 9, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage and Discrimination: Hatred, Homophobia, Bigotry...or Something Else?

By: Margaret Datiles Watts

The Supreme Court’s refusal on Monday to review appeals from Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana and Wisconsin on the definition of marriage effectively legalizes same-sex marriage in those states.  Citizens in those states had already decided for themselves to define marriage as between one man and one woman.  The Supreme Court held in U.S. v.

E-Brief | Oct 7, 2014

Considering ROTC or Enlistment? - The Hidden Dangers to Men in the Military

By: Frank J. Moncher

“Sexual assault is alarmingly common in the U.S.

E-Brief | Oct 2, 2014

Ebola Vaccines: Who Cares About Ethics When Money Is Concerned?

By: Christian Brugger

Ebola has found its way from Liberia to Texas.  If the press is any indication, you might say that we in the West have finally awakened and smelled the proverbial coffee.

E-Brief | Sep 30, 2014

The Forgotten War on Women: Disturbing Shades of Grey

By: Frank J. Moncher

An oft-debated issue in discussions about the potential harms of viewing pornography is its relationship, if any, to increases in sexual violence or aggression.  “The Sunny Side of Smut” published in the Scientific American a few years back contends that “[f]or most peop