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Subverting the New Anti-Culture

First appeared on 08/01/2012. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

The furor over the Chick-fil-A ownership's commitment to marriage is indicative of the new anti-culture. It is right, I think, to call "anti-culture" any movement which strives to discard the natural family, which is the indispensable foundation not only of every society but of human culture itself.

Moreover, it is no surprise that the Mayor of Chicago—who also cochairs President Obama's re-election campaign—has proclaimed that Chick-fil-A is no longer welcome in his city: Cardinal George criticizes Chicago mayor’s comments on Chick-fil-A.

This is the same Presidential administration which is now arguing that religious freedom applies only to Church institutions. Phil Lawler exposes the charade in The Obama argument: only churches—not individuals—can claim religious freedom.

Fortunately, other news is not so grim. I ask you to consider the positive implications of these two news stories, which would have been exceedingly unlikely even a few years ago:... [more content for subscribers]

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