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“We oppose all forms of corporate welfare.”

Official Supreme Court portrait of Justice Anthony Kennedy

A Divided Country Under Kennedy’s Constitution

A constitutional right to gay marriage joins abortion in the stages of America’s Gramscian revolution.

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Dazzling the Pagans

Positive conceptions of the Benedict Option

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‘Live Not By Lies’

What Solzhenitsyn has to teach traditional conservatives post-Obergefell


Defend the Church Within

Christians have lost the culture. Will they lose the church too?

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After Obergefell, Revisiting Prof. Kingsfield

A closeted Christian law professor’s advice to the orthodox faithful

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Democracy Is Dying; Persecution Is Coming

So prophesies Supreme Court dissenters from Obergefell

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