"Motherhood Movement" on Fox 9 this evening

by VyckieTonight at 9 p.m. central time, Fox 9 news in Minneapolis will air a quiverfull news story.  Investigative producer, Julie Anderson interviewed me while I was in The Cities last summer for the girls' surgeries.  She was asked to do the interview by an Indiana Fox 59 news reporter following the Carrie Chimielewski story.  After asking the initial questions which were provided by the Illinois station, Julie was intrigued enough to ask if we could continue the interview with her asking a few questions of her own.I've been in contact with Julie ever since, assisting in her investigation of the Quiverfull movement in the Minneapolis area.  I provided her a link to John Piper's pat … [Read more...]

No Longer Quivering featured in Sacramento News & Review local story

Baby makers Preaching patriarchy and procreation, Quiverfull and like-minded groups live by the (good) bookWest Sacramento resident Theron Johnson has a vision for an ideal society. In it, racism is eliminated. The United States disbands its large standing army and refrains from engaging in unjust wars. People live within their means and accrue no debt. The weak are protected, taxes lowered and inflation is considered theft. Government agencies stop encroaching on our daily lives, doing little more than protecting homes and property from fire or theft. Personal liberty and freedom reign supreme.In his ideal society, women do not have the right to vote.Male politicians fill government … [Read more...]

"Quiver" ~ A Play by Kevin Anthony Kautzman

One Act (Full Length) * 81 pg * 3F / 1MThe Christian patriarchy movement stresses the differences between the sexes, insisting upon woman’s role as “helpmeet” for her man in an attempt to model lives after those of the Old Testament patriarchs.  When Faith, a devoutly submissive mother of seven, is drawn deeper into the militant pro-life movement by her pastor, she comes to question not just her adoption of the so-called “Quiverfull” lifestyle but her very belief in, and understanding of, God.Based in part on the story of Vyckie Garrison (NoLongerQivering.com), QUIVER is the new play from award-winning playwright Kevin Anthony Kautzman that explores how beliefs shape our communities and t … [Read more...]

Losing her religion: Norfolk woman no longer 'quivering' in fear of God

by VyckieToday's front page of the Norfolk Daily News features an article by religion reporter, Kathryn Harris, who contacted me after seeing the article "All God's Children" on Salon.com.Check out, "Losing her religion: Norfolk woman no longer 'quivering' in fear of God" ~ and be sure to read the companion article featuring Lts. Heather and Xavier's approach to ministering to our family ~ "Pastors 'preach' with love."I get the feeling that Harris is a little apprehensive about printing this article ~ on her blog, she wrote: Garrison had a story to tell. I was assigned to tell it. So that’s what I did to the best of my ability. (Although if I had the space, I’d have doubled the len … [Read more...]

NLQ on Interfaith Voices

 Interfaith Voices is a public radio show promoting religious harmony and interfaith understanding.T he nation’s leading religion news magazine on public radio, Interfaith Voices probes the many ways that religion informs our politics and culture. In so doing, Interfaith Voices has grown to become an independent resource for religious and secular listeners on 62 stations nationwide.From July 3rd through the 9th, the Quiverfull segment will air featuring Kathryn Joyce, author of Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement, and former quiverfull mom, Vyckie Garrison of No Longer Quivering.You can listen to the program online at interfaithradio.org, starting Fri … [Read more...]


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