Eminent bioethicist Leon Kass on the dangers of a world increasingly indifferent to matters of human dignity.
Sohrab Ahmari The Wall Street Journal 4/19/2013
…Dr. Kass says his critics misunderstand the role of repugnance in his thinking. “It’s not that repugnance is always right,” he says. “There was once repugnance at interracial marriage, and there [...]
Kirsten Powers Columnists’ Opinions USA Today 4/11/2013
Infant beheadings. Severed baby feet in jars. A child screaming after it was delivered alive during an abortion procedure…
…There is a reason the late Democratic senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan called this procedure infanticide…
…Let me state the obvious. This should be front page news. When Rush Limbaugh [...]
Last week NYU Law announced that former Weather Underground member and convicted murderer Kathy Boudin would be a scholar-in-residence. She’s the latest in a series of former left-wing radicals with cozy university appointments. Michael Moynihan on how left-wing criminals ended up lecturing America’s college students.
Michael Moynihan The Daily Beast 4/10/2013
…take former Black Panther [...]
Patrick Goodenough CNS News 3/6/2013
The U.N. Human Rights Council was criticized Wednesday for holding a minute of silence to honor Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a decision that again illustrated the tension between the body’s actions and its professed commitment to upholding human rights around the world.
“He worked tirelessly not only for his people, [...]
A gathering of the tortured in Geneva shames the UN Human Rights Council by giving victims not perpetrators a platform to tell their story
Daniel Schwammenthal The Comentator 24 February 2013
The speakers were never meant to live and tell their stories. Their torturers expected them to either submit or die. But somehow these men [...]