Jenet Jacob Erickson
Recent Articles by Jenet Jacob Erickson
Published: Monday, December 22, 2014 10:42 pm MST
We need children because we need to be changed. We need what nurturing them teaches us, what it reveals to us about ourselves and the change that it invites in us.
Published: Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:44 pm MDT
Our personal experiences have convinced us children need, as much as possible, a father and a mother. There are differences between being raised by a father and a mother or by two fathers or two mothers, and we...
Published: Saturday, July 12, 2014 3:10 pm MDT
As society’s “bedrock” institution, marriage unites children to their fathers and mothers, making marriage, across culture and time, universally a gendered institution.
Published: Saturday, June 28, 2014 9:46 pm MDT
As Utah prepares to appeal the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision invalidating Utah’s Amendment 3, there are important aspects of Wednesday’s ruling worth considering before the case...
Published: Monday, June 16, 2014 4:39 pm MDT
Dads truly matter. As fathers commit their lives to their children, they build something in their children no other can do in the same way. And it makes all the difference.
Published: Saturday, June 7, 2014 5:36 pm MDT
As same-sex marriages become more prevalent, so do conflicts with religious liberty.
Published: Saturday, May 10, 2014 2:15 pm MDT
In a hundred thousand small acts of care she literally forms the core of a child’s sense of worth. In spite of the popular belief that power is wielded through a “public voice,” it is the priv...
Published: Saturday, February 22, 2014 10:11 pm MST
With more understanding about the diverse lives of same-sex attracted men and women, our society can learn how to recognize the equal dignity of gays and lesbians without redefining marriage to eliminate mother...
Published: Monday, January 27, 2014 9:21 am MST
Despite our differences, there is much that can unite us.
Published: Saturday, January 4, 2014 11:50 pm MST
Contrary to popular portrayals, supporters of traditional marriage are not the angry, hate-filled bigots they have been stereotyped to be.