Morse, Jennifer Roback
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Jennifer Roback Morse, PhD, is the Founder and President of the Ruth Institute, a project of the National Organization for Marriage, and the author of Smart Sex: Finding Lifelong Love in a Hook-up World.


The Sexual State: how a rolling revolution is destroying lives

Did the Sexual Revolution just sweep through society like a mindless force of nature, or did powerful people actively promote it? Why is the sexual revolutionary propaganda so relentless, and increasingly bizarre? Do children have rights to be born into an intact family with parents who stay together for life? Are men and women really different? Does it matter?

Date posted: 2018-09-18

In An Industry That Makes People, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Sperm donation, egg donation and surrogacy: Third party reproduction seems to be a "done deal" in Western society. Even ardently pro-life people do not seem to see the problems. Hey, these techniques are making babies, not killing them. So what could possibly go wrong? A lot of things can go very wrong. Let me describe just one: making the choice of your child's other parent into a commercial transaction.

Date posted: 2016-04-28

Tough love is still love

Is it possible for the Catholic Church to be both orthodox and compassionate?

Date posted: 2014-12-10

Euthanizing the Unhappy: The Urgent Need for Love

The case of a Belgian woman who committed physician-assisted suicide after a sex-change operation reveals that we must not only look more closely at the causes of gender dysphoria, we must also offer all people the love that they so deeply need.

Date posted: 2014-04-27

Gay marriage an economic boost? Not so fast.

An American think-tank claims that same-sex marriage is a windfall for local economies. This is based on badly flawed assumptions, says an economist.

Date posted: 2013-06-22

Reflections of a Former Fetus and Former Incubator

Radical pro-choice rhetoric attacks the most basic facts of our human existence: that the human body comes in two different but complementary types, male and female. They cannot forgive women who embrace femininity rather than neuter themselves.

Date posted: 2013-04-09

Chick-Fil-A and the one day that changed the world

Fast food activism at its best: the groundswell of support for traditional marriage will embolden people to stand up to bullying by the Thought Police.

Date posted: 2012-09-07

Privatizing Marriage Is Unjust to Children

The primary business of the state is justice. Because children cannot be autonomous, adult society has an obligation in justice to provide institutional structures that protect their most basic interests.

Date posted: 2012-05-02

Privatizing Marriage Will Expand the Role of the State

Libertarians are being taken in by rhetoric that sounds libertarian but, in fact, will lead to a dramatic shift in the balance of power between the state and civil society, indeed between the state and the natural order itself.

Date posted: 2012-05-02

Privatizing Marriage Is Impossible

We cannot escape the fact that marriage is an intrinsically public institution. We can't avoid making collective decisions about its meaning and purpose. If we don't do it explicitly, we will end up doing it implicitly.

Date posted: 2012-05-02

How hedonism became America's official religion

An edict from the Obama administration has ended the American experiment in religious liberty.

Date posted: 2012-03-08

No standing: what marriage radicals really think of "the people"

Is it same-sex marriage rights they want, or a revolution in the American legal system?

Date posted: 2011-10-15

The essential public purpose of marriage

On the 21st of May, the Minnesota House of Representatives voted 70-62 in a bipartisan majority to let the people of Minnesota vote on a constitutional amendment to protect marriage. Following passage in the Senate earlier this month, the amendment now heads to the 2012 statewide ballot to be voted on by Minnesota voters. Earlier in the month Dr Jennifer Roback Morse addressed the Minnesota House, urging members to allow the citizens of the state to vote on the proposed marriage amendment. The following are the remarks she prepared for her testimony.

Date posted: 2011-07-11

Marching on the Right Side of History

Defenders of marriage should draw hope and courage from the pro-life movement's success.

Date posted: 2011-02-19

Calling all Millennials: "Be part of the marriage solution"

This is the core of the marriage movement: a personal commitment to lifelong married love, a next generation movement cutting across religion and race, country and class. Take the Reel Love Challenge.

Date posted: 2011-01-29

Sex, lies and videotape

Sex is no big deal? After the recent suicide of an American college student, how can anyone honestly say that?

Date posted: 2010-10-23