Sexuality
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America’s shrinking future

Family | U.S. birth and fertility rates continued a downward trend last year
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 5/25/18, 03:14 pm

The United States birth rate dropped again last year, hitting a 30-year low and raising concerns about the future of American society and economic growth.

The number of U.S. babies born last year fell 2 percent from 2016, from 3.95 million to 3.85 million, according to data released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics.

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California scheming

Sexuality | State legislators are still considering a bill that combats Biblical teaching on homosexuality
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/25/18, 03:07 pm

For California residents dealing with unwanted, same-sex attraction, certain members of the state Legislature have a clear message: What you want for your life isn’t as important as what we think you should want. In fact, what you want isn’t really valid.

How else can one read California Assembly Bill 2943? The bill passed the California State Assembly in April and awaits a hearing in the state’s Senate Judiciary Committee. 

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Design and identity

Homosexuality | Reclaiming a high view of male and female sexuality 
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/23/18, 04:04 am

Nancy Pearcey’s new book, Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality, helps us understand how to respond when a Wisconsin resident born male becomes a high-school prom queen and a Missouri resident born female sues a school district. Pearcey is a professor at Houston Baptist University and the author of Total Truth and other books.

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