There is no voice in Britain for social conservatism. All the main political parties promote policies underpinned by an aggressive social liberalism. Yet socially conservative views are widely held by many people. So what should social conservatives do to gain a hearing for their valid concerns about the direction in which society is heading?
In recent years, marriage as we have always known it, as the union of one man and one woman for life, forsaking all others, has been under direct attack. The attack has not taken the form of a frontal assault aimed at abolishing it. Instead a more subtle approach has been taken by its critics and detractors, that of hollowing it out from within.
The number of children being referred to the UK's Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) at the Tavistock Clinic, has been rising for the past decade, but there has been a noticeable spike in numbers in the past five years. Has this got anything to do with the normalisation of same-sex marriage?
Hardcore Remainers fondly believe that a second referendum would only change the result of the Brexit vote. Such a belief is hopelessly naive. The ramifications for our democracy would be deeply damaging and long lasting, marking a switch to an uglier, more vicious type of politics with no obvious escape route.
Whatever politicians may have intended, socially liberal legislation has a habit of producing unintended consequences, and it's usually logical and predictible. Here we look at how same-sex marriage and transgender legislation have each produced results that their supporters did not want.
How should reasonable people respond to the fact that, year after year, the vast majority of certain sexually transmitted infections are brought about by the actions of a tiny, identifiable minority? Can we have true equality of rights when corresponding responsibilities are treated so unequally and with such disdain by that minority?