Recent Articles by Drew Clark
Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 12:27 pm MDT
Many cling to the widespread presumption that nationally imposed gay marriage is somehow inevitable. It would be far more productive if elite opinion would instead seriously consider what happens if the Supreme...
Published: Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:53 am MDT
“American exceptionalism” is a school of thought among historians that this nation is qualitatively different from all other nations. Let us show how central faith, family and freedom are to preserv...
Published: Saturday, July 12, 2014 3:10 pm MDT
There is a little-known episode from early Utah history that has an important message for today. Following the Iwakura Mission of February 1872, Japanese leaders considered a rather audacious plan to re-settle ...
Published: Saturday, July 5, 2014 11:09 pm MDT
With the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision on same-sex marriage, there is a now circuit split on this constitutional question. Eight years ago, the 8th Circuit Court upheld Nebraska’s traditiona...
Published: Saturday, June 28, 2014 9:45 pm MDT
Of all the states in the country, Utah is the eighth-most urban. About nine percent of the population lives in open country or in cities of less than 2,500. That puts us in the company of northeastern states.
Published: Thursday, June 19, 2014 1:26 pm MDT
When the Supreme Court rules on whether federalism permits states to define their own marriage laws, I predict it will uphold a state’s authority to define marriage as between a man and a woman.
Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 11:32 am MDT
There’s nothing less controversial than the injunction, from the sixth commandment, “Thou shalt not kill.” While there may be little disagreement about what constitutes murder, we’re lik...
Published: Saturday, January 18, 2014 10:12 pm MST
Hollywood may be contributing to a change in national attitudes toward gays and lesbians and marriage. Yet according to other national legal experts not present at Sundance, neither law nor democracy currently ...
Published: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 3:31 pm MST
Undoubtedly, media will play a crucial role in the world they construct, and the importance of understanding the values fostered by that media cannot be underestimated.