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Gun Control, But No Self Control

Maryland has the dubious distinction of being the first state to pass a law mandating handgun locks. It does not matter that Governor Parris Glendening couldn’t free a locked handgun without assistance at a news conference called to demonstrate the supposed logic of the law he backs. (A videotape of his failed struggle to unlock […]

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This spring a front page article in The Washington Times highlighted the growing problem Americans have with money management. A coalition of more than 80 financial and consumer groups is lobbying states and the federal government to add personal finance to required high school classes and standardized tests. Our nation’s economic boom has given even […]

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Christian Ethics in a Pluralistic Society

The time is past in which Christian norms and values were respected and honored. Today, people widely argue for and practice the “right” of private morality, and self-determination. Think of the issues of abortion, euthanasia and assisted suicide. What was once determined by moral standards as wrong is now determined to be the right of […]

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Doing Without Marriage

The Netherlands was once staunchly Calvinist, a nation that only a century ago elected the conservative theologian and social reformer Abraham Kuyper to be its head of state. Today, amidst the tulips and historic churches, legal prostitutes sell themselves in public, drugs are sold out of boutiques, and the sick and the elderly are actively […]

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