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Gen Y need to learn to switch off
Tamara Rajakariar | 29 June 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Generation Y, multitasking, technology use
Gen Busy: our inability to switch off and “un-multitask”


Supreme Court marriage ruling is ‘a constitutionally illegitimate fiat’
Sheila Liaugminas | 29 June 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: gay marriage, Helen Alvare, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice John Roberts, same-sex marriage, U.S. Supreme Court
The court didn’t interpret a law. It invented a right.


The Economist backs Belgian model of euthanasia
Michael Cook | 29 June 2015 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Belgium, euthanasia, media stylebooks, The Economist
A new editor takes a familiar line: autonomy solves everything.


Surprise slowdown in Australian births
Shannon Roberts | 29 June 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Australia, economics, house prices, population growth
Will the family home remain a good investment as well?


Disney World joins attractions banning selfie sticks
Denyse O'Leary | 29 June 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: entertainment media, narcissism, selfie
But this is a civilization issue, not just a safety issue


A milestone in the sexual revolution
Michael Cook | 27 June 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: French Revolution, Obergefell v. Hodges, polyamory, polygamy, same-sex marriage
After the celebration, the revolutionaries will set to work.


What does the future hold?
Ryan T. Anderson | 27 June 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: judicial activism, Obergefell v. Hodges, same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
Obergefell v. Hodges is the clearest case of judicial activism in recent years.


A defeat for ‘We the People’ and our posterity
David Upham | 27 June 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Obergefell v. Hodges, same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
This decision will aggravate and accelerate the collapse in the number and durability of American marriages.


Obamacare survives ‘near death experience’, again
Sheila Liaugminas | 26 June 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John Roberts, judicial activism, Justice Antonin Scalia, Obamacare, U.S. Supreme Court
That’s how the Wall Street Journal described the second Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act, as written.


Who will clip your toenails when you cannot?
Scott Stanley | 26 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: elderly care, family relationships
One more argument for working to create stronger family bonds.


Boy nearly dies after bee attack
Jennifer Minicus | 26 June 2015 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: friendship, historical fiction, tolerance
Native Americans befriend a young settler.


Don’t use my pain as a weapon: infertility and same-sex marriage
Oliver Olivarez | 26 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: infertility, same-sex marriage
Infertility is a loss for us in a way it can never be for a same-sex couple.


South Carolina church shooter comes from a broken family
Nicole M. King | 26 June 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family values, South Carolina shooting
Shouldn’t family background also be part of the conversation?


Do Big Box stores go to heaven when they die?
Denyse O'Leary | 26 June 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: consumer spending, online shopping, retailer
Innocent victims, murdered by the Internet?


Understanding just war theory
Matthew Beard | 25 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics of warfare, just war
Whether they realise it or not, most people support a theory first advanced by St Augustine in the 4th century.


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