Exposing the Schlock Social Science on Gay Parenting

National Review Online | Published on June 11, 2012

By Edward Whelan

Two new articles in the academic journal Social Science Research expose and challenge the schlock social science on gay parenting that has been uncritically embraced and propagated by so many people eager to advance the cause of gay marriage.

The President Comes Out

National Review Online | Published on

By Edward Whelan

On marriage as on so many other matters, President Obama has failed to recognize what is needed to sustain the American experiment.

Inept NYT Op-Ed Defending HHS Mandate

National Review Online | Published on

By Edward Whelan

Sunday's New York Times featured an incompetent op-ed by a member of its editorial board contending that the "legal case against the [HHS contraception mandate] is remarkably weak." But what is "remarkably weak" is the editorialist's grasp of the relevant principles of religious freedom that she undertakes to present.

Birth-Control Mandate: Unconstitutional and Illegal

The Wall Street Journal | Published on

By Edward Whelan and David Rivkin

The HHS contraception mandate violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment.

The HHS Contraception Mandate vs. the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

National Review Online | Published on Array

By Edward Whelan

The Obama administration's mandate that employer-provided health-insurance plans cover contraceptives and abortifacients is a clearcut violation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.