The Undermining of the Family: A Long-term Project, Can Do Australia’s Voice

Published Date: August 14, 2012 | Topics: Civil Rights and Liberties, Politics and Current Affairs, Religion


Professor Robert P. George, the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, visited Sydney recently as keynote speaker at the John Paul II Leaders Forum. Praised by US Supreme Court Justice and former Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan as “one of the nation’s most respected legal theorists”, he is the celebrated author of fourteen books and numerous articles. Pointing out that in Australia the institution of the family had been undermined for decades by a series of legislative and government decisions, I suggested that the proposal for same sex marriage should not be seen in isolation. I asked if there had been a similar undermining of the institution of marriage — over many years — in the United States. This was his answer.

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Robert P. George on Our Universities, Natural Law, and Social Conservatism

Published Date: April 11, 2016 | Media Type: Video | Topics: Natural Law, Philosophy, Politics and Current Affairs

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Robert P. George on the Nature and Foundations of Religious Freedom, Berkley Center

Published Date: February 12, 2013 | Media Type: Video | Topics: Civil Rights and Liberties, Politics and Current Affairs, Religion

On February 12, Pastor Rick Warren, Princeton Law Professor Robert George, and former White House Office of Faith-based Initiatives director John DiIulio discussed the importance of religious freedom, paying particular attention to current controversies surrounding the HHS mandate and the public role of religion at home and abroad.

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