The Mero Moment: The Naturals – December 3, 2015

I belong to a strain of conservatism I now christen the Naturals. Whether you have realized it or not over the years, you have heard me speak of this school of thought. You’ve probably heard me talk about the “natural family” and “natural law” as I’ve argued for freedom and against progressivism, both left and right. My guess is you, too, are a Natural. Here are some of its characteristics. To be a Natural you need to believe in a personal God, a God from which you seek a personal…

Utah Should Support Parents Role In Children’s Education [The Hub Debate]

This is  a Hub Debate on the role of boards of education. For more background, read this.  Participate in the comments or submit a response for publication to UtahPoliticoHub@gmail.com. The question is: “Who do you think the board should serve?  Parents? Students? Why?“ It is a constitutional right for parents to have primary control over their child’s education and it is state law that the State be supportive of the parents’ primary role. Additionally, both the Supreme Court and Natural Law support the right of parents to direct our children’s education. Even while the…