Smith, Elyse M.
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The Truth About Bathrooms and Sex

There's a new front in the battle over school bathrooms and locker rooms. Biological fact is an objective reality that does not change according to our labels or subjective wishes. There is no doubt that persons suffering from gender dysphoria deserve respect and support as they work through their struggles. But that respect and the love owed to such persons by virtue of their human dignity does not require us to deny objective truth. Rather, our respect for others demands that we speak the truth, in love, even when it is uncomfortable.

Date posted: 2017-04-28

SCOTUS Nominee Gorsuch - A Look ahead

Conservatives are ecstatic over President Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill Justice Scalia's vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, and rightly so.

Date posted: 2017-02-11

Trump and The Definition of Sex

As the Trump transition team rolls out names for cabinet posts, the most anticipated name is that of his Supreme Court nominee. Based upon his public statements and the list of names he released in September, Trump's nominee is expected to fit the Scalia-mold. Should those expectations hold, getting that nominee confirmed by the Senate may prove to be a challenge, but not an impossibility.

Date posted: 2017-01-07