George, Robert P.
5 Articles at Lifeissues.net

Robert P. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University.

Articles

Embryos and Five-Year-Olds: Whom to Rescue

Both human embryos and human five-year-olds are human beings equal in fundamental worth and dignity. But there are differences between the embryos and five-year-olds that are or can be morally relevant to the decision concerning whom to rescue.

Date posted: 2017-10-30

Marriage and Equal Protection

For the Court to strike down laws defining marriage as the conjugal union of husband and wife would be to abolish the idea that men and women matter - equally - in the lives of the children they create. And it would be both a judicial usurpation of legislative authority and a federal intrusion into a matter left by the Constitution in the hands of the states.

Date posted: 2015-06-15

Hotels and the Pornography Plague: An Example of Moral Responsibility from Scandinavia

While many American hotel executives refuse to rid their businesses of pornography, Petter Stordalen, owner of one of Scandinavia's largest hotel chains, is leading the way forward.

Date posted: 2014-01-09

Marriage, Religious Liberty, and the "Grand Bargain"

In the name of "marriage equality" and "non-discrimination," liberty - especially religious liberty and the liberty of conscience - and genuine equality are undermined.

Date posted: 2012-10-09

The Argument Against Gay Marriage: And Why it Doesn't Fail

A response to NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino...Yoshino directs much of his scorn at an analogy we use to defend our view (and the view historically embodied in our law) that marriages, being comprehensive interpersonal unions, are consummated and uniquely embodied in coitus -- in acts that extend spouses' union of hearts and minds along the biological dimension of their beings, much as various organs unite to form one body: by allowing them to coordinate together toward a biological function (in this case, reproduction) of the whole (in this case, the couple as a unit).

Date posted: 2011-01-04