Recent Articles by Michael Erickson
Published: Saturday, February 14, 2015 9:28 pm MST
LGBT should not fear reprisals for publicly acknowledging their legal relationships. But neither should the religious fear reprisals for acknowledging their beliefs and acting according to conscience. Fairness ...
Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:14 pm MST
In our pluralistic society, religious freedom is not just one policy among many; it is the foundation of the liberties we enjoy as Americans. It is our first freedom.
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: Saturday, June 7, 2014 5:36 pm MDT
As same-sex marriages become more prevalent, so do conflicts with religious liberty.
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.
Published: Sunday, August 11, 2013 12:00 am MDT
In the wake of the Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, some same-sex marriage advocates are concluding that it is "now a safe time" to talk about the "difference between gay ...