Rosemary Ferrera

Audacity of Hope

Review: 'Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom' by Ryan T. Anderson

Supreme Court First AmendmentOn June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court released its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which allowed two people of the same sex to be issued marriage licenses in all fifty states. Months earlier during oral argument, Chief Justice John Roberts remarked, “Every definition that I looked up, prior to about a dozen years ago, defined marriage as unity between a man and woman as husband and wife. You’re not seeking to join the institution, you’re seeking to change what the institution is.”

Pro-Life Rally Draws GOP Candidates

Paul, Cruz, Carson said they would defund Planned Parenthood

The Students for Life and Pro-Life Future organized the #WomenBetrayed rally at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday in response to a series of undercover videos, the third of which was released Tuesday morning. The videos from Center for Medical Progress depict Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of fetal issue after abortion.

Call Me Elise

Youngest woman ever elected to Congress stands up for girls—and the military

Rep. Elise StefanikAt Harvard, Elise Stefanik, now the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, was a member of a rare minority group. She was a conservative.

Eric Holder, Department of Justice Top ‘Dirty Dozen’ for Contributions to Sexual Exploitation

National Center on Sexual Exploitation says Holder did not enforce preexisting laws to protect against exploitation

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation released its “Dirty Dozen” list for 2015 Wednesday. The list includes a diverse selection of groups like American Apparel, the American Library Association, Hilton Hotels, and BackPage.com, which is one of the top places to buy and sell children and women in the world.

Marriage Still Increases Happiness, Study Shows

Sociological research has long associated the institution of marriage as a positive factor when evaluating a couple's well being. Some argue that married people are happier, but others argue that people that are already social, happy people tend to be the type to get married.

Review: ‘Generation Unbound’ by Isabel Sawhill

Articulating the belief of many conservatives, Senator Marco Rubio recently said that “the greatest tool to lift children and families from poverty is one that decreases the probability of child poverty by 82 percent. But it isn’t a government spending program. It’s called marriage.”