Rape and Abortion: It’s All About Innocence

In the aftermath of Todd Akin’s controversial comments, the good folks at NRO reached out to a number of pro-life conservatives and asked, “How can we talk about the issue of abortion in a more humane and compassionate way?”  Here was my contribution: [Read more...]

Newsweek’s Cover: “Hit the Road, Barack: Why We Need a New President”

Is this a sign of things to come? [Read more...]

“Gender Creative” Kids and Their Parents: A Lament

One afternoon in Ithaca, N.Y., my kids were playing on the swing sets in the park when a little tike wearing a football jersey ran into my daughter’s path. I lunged for the swing — I jerked the chain so abruptly that I feared whiplash — and shared a “wow, that was close” exchange with the kid’s mom.

“How old is he?” I asked. The lady looked at me as she placed her kid on the swing and said with no trace of irony, “His name is Jill, and she’s three.”  [Read more...]

Three Reasons Why Nobel Peace Prize Winners Are Wrong About “Stars Earn Stripes”

For the first time in human history, a collection of Nobel Peace Prize winners — led by Archbishop Desmond Tutu — issued a statement about a reality TV show. [Read more...]

A Game Show of Biblical Proportions?

Who’s going to watch this new Jeff Foxworthy hosted show? [Read more...]