To ensure Christians are able to live out their faith in all areas of their life, certain civil liberties—i.e. the freedom of speech, the right to own property, and equal protection under the law—are necessary.
Keating Center Staff’s Articles
Tuesday, February 4, 2012, Ken Ham, the founder and CEO of Answers in Genesis and founder of the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, met Bill Nye “the Science Guy” of television fame for a lively debate about the origins of the universe.
When a man steels to satisfy hunger, we many safely conclude that there is something wrong in society– so when a woman destroys the life of her unborn child, it is an evidence that either by education or circumstances she has been greatly wronged.
This Friday on Pat Campbell’s Radio show, Dr. Piper and Pat discuss the recent firing of a Catholic school’s gay Vice Principle who recently married his partner in Seattle, and what the implications are for our culture. Is this really about love, sex, tolerance or marriage? Or is this about power?
This week, Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the Robertson family and the head of the Duck Dynasty was interviewed by Drew Magary for an article in GQ. When he was asked about his faith and his world view, Phil answered honestly, and his honest answers have resulted in him being suspended from a&e’s television show Duck Dynasty.
According to Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, the only governor to survive a recall election, conservatives do not need to move to the center to win. He shares his story and successful reforms in his new book, “Unintimidated: A Governor’s Story and a Nation’s Challenge”.
Where do you fall in the debate over the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare? Opinions and disputes over the law have been continuously in the news, a trend that will most likely continue for some time. Jonathan Adler, a law professor at Case Western Reserve University, predicts that the act will be the subject of lawsuits for many years to come.
“The first amendment guarantees that the government cannot establish or prohibit the free expression of religion in the United States. Surely we all understand that our views on sexual morality and the use of contraception are informed by our religion. Surely we all agree that the government has no place and no authority in our bedrooms or our sanctuaries,” said Dr. Everett Piper, OKWU President.
“Aid is just a stopgap. Commerce [and] entrepreneurial capitalism take more people out of poverty than aid. We need Africa to become an economic powerhouse.”
In the United States, seventeen year olds have not shown improvement in reading and mathematics since 1970. Why has there been no improvement, even though the spending on education has dramatically increased? Brandon Dutcher, with the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, discusses this problem and proposes a solution.