Washington, DC, February 22, 2012

As students and members of Vita Familiae at The Catholic University of America, we oppose the HHS contraceptive mandate. A society that insists that contraceptives be distributed for free is a society that values pleasure over the dignity of the human person. Contraception is not necessary for women’s health. In fact, there is abundant evidence that contraception can be harmful to women’s physical and psychological health. It turns the woman into an object to be used rather than a person to be valued and makes it easier for women to do the same to men.

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by Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D

My Grandfather’s Son, the autobiography of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, will be a classic American memoir. It is a rare combination of timeless saga and period piece. Thomas’s autobiography is the archetypal American rags to riches story that is so much a part of our national character. At the same time, Thomas’s memoirs will offer future generations a window into the late twentieth-century. His story will be of particular interest to American Catholics, because it is not only the life of a black American: it is also the life of an American Catholic.

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Jesus Camp

On October 11, 2006, in Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D, by Betsy

by Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D

Published at ToTheSource.org October 11, 2006.

Is Jesus Camp an anti-Christian film?

Film makers, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, plainly intended the average non-churched person to identify with the fears of liberal commentator, Mike Papantonio. The viewer is supposed to find the Christians “scary,” in spite of the film makers’ professed fondness for Pentecostal children’s minister Becky Fischer, who is the primary subject of the movie.

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