Menchaca-Bagnulo, Ashleen
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Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo is a 2014-2015 Resident Fellow with the Naval Academy's Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership.


Miscarriage in the Shadow of Abortion

The most foundational evidence for the value of the human person is the child in the womb, whose life creates beauty and obligations, possessing all the hope of humanity. When life in the womb has an ambiguous civil, social, and legal status, how can the fabric of our civilization hold together? The unborn child is the most singular affirmation we possess that our existence is not pointless.

Date posted: 2021-10-15

Lessons from King, Tocqueville, and Augustine on Loving Our Black Neighbors

As a nation, all citizens, regardless of color, need to respond to the persistent threat of institutional racism and persistent police brutality as if their own person was at stake. We must act to preserve life and the common good as quickly as if we were trying to preserve our own property from looting.

Date posted: 2020-07-22

The Playboy Lifestyle and the Death of Sexual Complementarity

The Playboy account of complementarity is nothing more than an intellectualization of domination and dehumanization. Though some envision Hugh Hefner as a martini-drinking gentleman surrounded by beautiful women, it is better to think of him as a coward.

Date posted: 2017-10-13

The Paradox of Title IX: Fighting Sexual Assault on Campus

In the fight against sexual assault on campus, Title IX is not so much powerful as it is pliable, subject to the competency of school officials and the potential for untruthfulness in either the accuser or the accused.

Date posted: 2015-05-24