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Desperately Seeking Women

‘This is what a feminist looks like.”
The image was of Barry Lynn, president of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. He proudly held up his T-shirt bearing the declaration at a Feminist Majority “Women, Money, Power Fo…

Cardinal Politics

The Huffington Post was all atwitter: “GOP Lawmaker Accidentally Reveals Truth behind Solyndra Investigation.”
The lawmaker in question was Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio, and he was railing about the administration’s foolish …

The War on Men

I am a woman and I’m offended.
I am offended that, once again, parties in positions of power have decided to pretend that all women are cut from the same political cloth. I am alarmed that religion is increasingly seen not as a vibrant good in ou…

Miserable ‘Women’

There is something special about a mother and her love for her child. 
We tend to reflect it in our laws — at least family law — and, largely, we still seem to carry it culturally. We know it innately, and it’s one reason why the…

Thoughts from the Holy Land

Jerusalem — Many of the most contentious controversies of the hour are fueled by Christians not behaving like Christians, by people not being who they say they are. It’s an issue of identity and of integrity.
Which is why I left the United …

Rape, They Cried

This is absolutely out of control.
But it was a brilliant strategy that Planned Parenthood and friends used to defeat a bill in Virginia that would have required pre-abortion ultrasounds: Get as many people as possible to repeat the word “transva…

The Women of Notre Dame

‘Where are the women?”
This was the persistent and easy — but lazy and disingenuous — cry that went up when the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee began a hearing on the Obama administration’s outrageous manda…

Obama Heals!

Sean Hannity calls Barack Obama “The Chosen One.” As it turns out, it’s the perfect characterization.
The current president of the United States is a uniter. He is a healer. I would even go so far as to suggest that he might be a mira…