Suicide

Is There Still a Place for Boys?

Parenting Young Men After the Scouts By John Stonestreet & Shane Morris, 2/6/20 February 8th marks the anniversary of the founding of the Boy Scouts, one of America’s most beloved youth organizations. For over a century, presidents, CEOs, astronauts, and athletes have begun their... read more

Christians Should Not Lose Hope for Those They Loved and Lost

The only suicide whose fate is certain was Judas, who fell into remorse rather than repentance Fr. George Rutler Blog |  June 23, 2018 Our Lord was probably a teenager when the Roman general Publius Quinctilius Varus impaled himself on his own sword in despair for having lost three legions... read more

Suicide in the USA

A growing crisis. By Marcus Roberts | Jun 12 2018 The deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain last week have drawn attention to suicide. Why is it that people who are at the pinnacle of the world in material terms – who are celebrities, who have wealth that is beyond the wildest dreams of... read more

The Deadly Gospel of Nice

Love Means Telling the Truth about Suicide by: John Stonestreet &  G. Shane Morris, BreakPoint, April 26, 2018 Truly loving people can mean telling them things they don’t want to hear—like, “suicide is not something to celebrate.” A few weeks ago, I quoted the Christian satire... read more

Suicide and the Logic of Utility

Wrong Worldview, Disastrous Result by: John Stonestreet, August 16, 2017 What gives us our worth? How we answer that question will shape how we live. And maybe how we die. Monday we discussed Aaron Kheriaty’s alarming article in First Things about America’s suicide epidemic—and how... read more

“Get Back in the Car”

BY DEACON JAMES H. TONER, JUNE 20, 2017 In Massachusetts, a young woman, Michelle Carter, has just been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because, by verbal encouragement—numerous emails and other communications—she aided in the suicide of Conrad Roy III in July 2014. Mr. Roy had... read more

A Suicidal Ballot in Colorado

WILL THE RIGHT TO DIE BECOME A DUTY TO DIE? By: John Stonestreet|Published: October 11, 2016 Coloradans will vote on an assisted suicide measure this November. Those who vote “Yes” are signing their own death warrants. In a recent article at National Review Online, George Weigel tells... read more

Divorce is killing our children, but we’re too drowned in PC nonsense to talk about it

By Rick Fitzgibbons, MD May 5, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – The recent 2016 study of suicide risk from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presents troubling data in regard to the 24% increase in suicides in the United States over the 15-year period between 1999 and 2014.  Of particular... read more