social issues


American culture and politics going forward

Sheila Liaugminas | 04 December 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, big government, faith and family, human dignity, moral confusion, political narrative, power of the state, pro-life cause, relativism, social issues, storytelling
The president made that word his campaign slogan followed by a period. Now it should be followed by a question mark.


Post-election ruminations

Sheila Liaugminas | 30 November 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: demographics, Eric Metaxas, GOP, post-elections, public opinion, public policy debates, social issues, tolerance
And they are revealing. Not only about what went wrong for champions of one candidate, much of one party and many advocates of important causes, but how to learn from that. High level disagreement there…


Post-election reckoning

Sheila Liaugminas | 20 November 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortifacents, emergency contraception, HHS mandate, morning after pill, Obama and fatherhood, Romney pro-life issues, social issues
Now that there’s been another week for the election results to sink in, more writers are taking stock of what happened, and there’s an interesting juxtaposition of views on social issues going on. Just as there was during the heat of the campaigns. Was it, is it, better to emphasize them, or de-emphasize them?


The Dems agenda

Sheila Liaugminas | 06 September 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic National Convention, gay marriage, social issues
Throughout the Republicans’ primary debates and into the GOP convention, that party was accused of being too focused on social issues and not the fiscal ones that matter to the country. Now, the Democrats opened their convention with a heavy emphasis on…social issues.


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