(RNS) — Anti-abortion groups are particularly worried about the high proportion of women choosing to terminate fetuses with Down syndrome after prenatal testing, which has become increasingly sophisticated and accurate.
(The Conversation) — Protecting the Dreamers isn’t about rejecting the rule of law. Rather, it reflects respect for the morality that the law proclaims.
(USA Today) — Social psychologists, ethicists, and religious leaders tell how to take a moral measure of yourself.
(The Conversation) — 'Game of Thrones' storytelling gives its audience the opportunity to contemplate and debate fundamental concerns about the meaning of human life – issues that are central to all world religions.
(RNS) A moderate Baptist, he left a Southern Baptist Convention commission and started his ethics center in 1991 as the denomination grew more conservative in a resurgence that began about a decade earlier.
(RNS) The show, which concludes Sunday (Dec. 4), raises theological questions about what it means to be human and what it costs us to sacrifice our humanity for momentary pleasure.
"Good Christian Sex" is a Chicago pastor's attempt to free Christians from shame about having sex outside of marriage.
(RNS) Bioethicist Arthur Caplan looks at the moral quandaries posed by Zika and the Olympics, the right-to-die law in California and more headliner issues.
(RNS) Are journalists, pundits and politicians too quick to use the hot-button terms "radical," "terrorist," "extremist" and "Islamist"? And do they apply the same standards when the shooter is a Christian, a Jew or not religious?
One of the most profound concerns is about the moral status of extraterrestrial life forms.
(RNS) The first visit of an American president to Hiroshima occasions a broader and ongoing debate about the ethics and strategic value of nuclear weapons.
(RNS) The U.S. military is about to take a giant step forward in fighting wars without directly endangering American soldiers. Is this a good thing?
WASHINGTON - With eight justices, the court risks deadlock on important issues such as abortion and immigration, not to mention affirmative action, voting rights and public employee unions.
WASHINGTON - Over nearly three decades on the high court, the conservative Catholic justice's sharp intellect and acerbic opinions made him a hero to the right and a target for the left.
(RNS) Financially strapped families must decide whether to keep $100,000 all for themselves, or help another family.