Stupid Press, Stupid People: Non-Reporting the March for Life
Anthony Esolen, Crisis

When George Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four, the novel describing a dystopia of mass stupidity and surveillance, he wasn’t making a prediction. He was describing what he actually saw in England.

The End of Premarital Sex
Eve Tushnet, Acculturated

Does anybody still have premarital sex? It sounds like a crazy question, in a country where 40 percent of births in 2010 were out of wedlock.

The Church Building as a Sacred Place: Beauty, Transcendence, and the Eternal
Duncan G. Stroik, The Imaginative Conservative

How can we recover the sense of the sacred in our temples and shrines? We seem to have lost the ability to make new buildings which exude that ineffable sense of the “sacred” which can be rightly called the presence of the Almighty.

FDA OKs Plan B vending machine
Sam Baker, The Hill

Federal regulators will let a Pennsylvania university continue to dispense Plan B — also known as the morning-after pill — through a vending machine.