When Love Grows Cold: Mothers Against Their Own Children

One of the worst aspects of modern feminism has been its determined effort to turn mothers against their own children — to deem children not blessings to be loved but instead threats to all-important careers and self-fulfillment. [Read more...]

Killing Your Child for Volleyball

Thanks to a John Podhoretz tweet (by the way, if you don’t follow him, you should. His Twitter feed is constantly engaging and insightful), I came across a horrifying, sad article by blogger and career advice columnist Penelope Trunk. [Read more...]

Kermit Gosnell and the Perils of Pro-Choice Republicans

Among the many, many dispiriting aspects of the Kermit Gosnell saga is this terrible political reality: It was a Republican administration that ended inspections of abortion clinics [Read more...]

Every Abortion Clinic is an Atrocity

Zion Presbyterian Church in 1936

A few years ago, my wife reviewed and updated our church’s official history — a book-length tome that details and summarizes the highs and lows of a 207-year-old congregation. [Read more...]

The Essentiality of Religious Argument in the Public Square

I just finished my second reading (the first was many years ago) of James McPherson’s outstanding single-volume history of the Civil War, Battle Cry of Freedom.  The first time I read the book I was primarily interested in his take on the military history of the war.  Was it a close-run conflict?  Was the outcome inevitable?  This time, however, I was less interested in the now-familiar contours of the Wilderness campaign than I was in the social history — how the union came to split apart, how the war aims changed from reunion to emancipation, and how the nation tolerated casualties at a rate unmatched before or since. [Read more...]


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