Preface to Gun Control Legislation: Existence of Rights

Many discussions involving gun control legislation focus on arguments for various positions. These arguments have been hashed and rehashed many times in bars, formal debates, and on political platforms. We might dip our toe into some positive and negative arguments for various positions (Mr. Howd has already done this on the argument that gun control … Continue reading Preface to Gun Control Legislation: Existence of Rights

A Mistake in the Ethics of Purity Culture

For those unaware or not involved, Purity Culture is a movement largely (though not exclusively) found in evangelical and fundamentalist Christian communities. It strongly emphasizes an emotional purity between women and men and holds that the only morally acceptable sex is sex between a married, heterosexual couple. This manifests in purity conferences, purity balls, purity … Continue reading A Mistake in the Ethics of Purity Culture