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From “obey” to “submit” - Anglican marriage vows cause a stir
Carolyn Moynihan | 31 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Anglican Church, marriage, women's issues
The Anglican Church in Sydney has caused a tremendous stir with a new Prayer Book including marriage vows in which the bride promises to “submit” to her husband...

Bad news day for witch-hunters as Regnerus is vindicated
Michael Kirke | 30 August 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Mark Regnerus, University of Texas - Austin
The official University of Texas - Austin inquiry has found that Mark Regnerus, the author of a research study on the effects of same-sex relationships upon children, “did not commit scientific misconduct” as alleged by a homosexual activist who disagreed…

GOP’s breathless pace
Sheila Liaugminas | 30 August 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Ann Romney, Chris Christie, Condoleeza Rice, GOP convention, Paul Ryan, Susana Martinez, US presidential election
Maybe it was because they’ve waited for years. Maybe it was because it was delayed by the gravity of a treacherous hurricane. But once it kicked off, the Republicans’ convention has been racing through its key messages. Sometimes faster than…

Biologists, who needs them?
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: men, reproductive technology
In a New York Times opinion piece, a professor of biology and criminal justice instructs us in the biological reasons for the redundancy of the male sex.

A good man
R.J. Snell | 30 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, human dignity, US
It’s far too easy when bickering about this or that policy to miss the values modeled by good men and women when we disagree on the means.

Is Man by Nature in Relation to the Infinite?
Robert R. Reilly | 30 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, Islam, reason
The notion of "let's be reasonable about this" has a long history and a deep meaning behind it.

Children made me
Helen M. Alvaré | 30 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, Catholic faith, Women Speak for Themselves
A Catholic academic and feminist tells how she discovered the meaning of marriage and the joy of self-giving.

Tasmania launches elder abuse initiative
Paul Russell | 29 August 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: elder abuse, Tasmania
It's time for Premier Giddings to rethink her commitment to euthanasia legislation.

Top five Hollywood reboots
Ronan Wright | 29 August 2012 | POPCORN |  
tags: franchise, reboots, superheroes
The Dark Knight Rises proved to be a suitably emotional end to the most successful franchise reboot in cinema history and is now part of a whole sub-genre of movies keen to get in on the act. Here are my…

Poland’s fragile independence
George Friedman | 29 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign policy, Poland, Stratfor
For Poland, geopolitics is an existential issue. Nothing in its history says that disaster is impossible.

Older dads and the risk of autism
Mariette Ulrich | 29 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: genetic disorders, paternal age
Women who continue—or begin—childbearing in their late thirties and beyond are accustomed to hearing about increased risk for certain conditions and complications. This NY Times Health story, however, puts the shoe on the other foot, or gender as the case…

Raising the IQ of Both Countries
Marcus Roberts | 29 August 2012 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Australia, migration, New Zealand
Record numbers of New Zealanders are heading to Australia.

Fined $30,000 for defending marriage
Frances Kelly | 29 August 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: ACLU, religious freedom, Vermont court
Apparently Vermont courts believe gender segregation in marriage trumps gender diversity. And the right to discriminate against men in marriage is more important than religious liberty.

No more threats, please! Let’s try logic
Rick Fitzgibbons | 28 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
Same-sex marriage arouses fierce passions. Let’s work through the arguments one step at a time.

Books bashing Beijing lose the plot
Constance Kong | 28 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, China, election 2012
You can't solve America's problems by exaggerating China's.

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