Jayme Metzgar
Jayme Metzgar
Jayme Metzgar
Jayme Metzgar is a senior contributor at The Federalist. She is the founder and president of Romania Reborn, a Christian non-profit working to find families for abandoned children. She believes in private charity, free markets, individual liberty, and baking with real butter. Jayme and her husband live in West Virginia with their four children, whom she educates at home.
Meet The Venezuelan-Born Mom Who Ran For State Senate To Stop Socialism

West Virginia’s newest state senator is a Tea Party immigrant: ‘After seeing what happened in Venezuela, I was not going to let my adopted country go that direction without a fight.’

4 Reasons This Election Judge Wants You To Vote On Election Day, Like God Intended

Besides honoring nearly two centuries of tradition, Election Day voting is more secure against fraud, the friendliest to outsider candidates, and the best for a fully-informed electorate.

The Obama Administration Is About To Make International Adoption A Lot Harder

International adoption provides homes to needy children—why do the State Department’s new rules make those adoptions difficult, if not impossible?

Check Out Amazon’s ‘Gortimer Gibbon’ For Your Tweens And Young Teens

For tweens and young teens, the internet giant creates a better show than Disney.

6 Tips For Staying Sane On Facebook This Election Season

If there were ever a year designed to test the friendships and the mental fortitude of every social media user in America, 2016 is it.

Independence Day Is The Civilian’s Patriotic Holiday

At many parades and gatherings, the Fourth of July looks like another all-purpose, vaguely military holiday. Up your game.

Under International Pressure, Norway Reunites Seized Children With Family

The Bodnariu family’s ordeal ends, but advocates vow to keep fighting for reforms.

Read About Norway Stealing These Kids, Then Tout ‘Democratic Socialism’

Norwegian authorities have put four young children at high risk of sexual assault just because the parents have occasionally spanked the kids and are Christians.

In Case Of Trump, Keep Calm And Turn Out For The Down-Ticket

Saying ‘never Trump’ shouldn’t mean staying home on election day. The down-ticket races are arguably more important.

The Shameful Irony Of Obama Demanding Gun Control At George Mason University

George Mason would have vociferously opposed President Obama’s stance on gun control.

5 Notable Americans Who Fought For Their Opponents’ Rights

In 2016, let’s resolve to learn the difference between disagreement and force.

Abortion Is The New Slavery

Just as our ancestors grappled with the evils of slavery, abortion is the moral battle of our time. Here are three main reasons why fetal tissue harvesting is morally wrong, even if it’s legal.

The Power Grab Behind President Obama’s Support For Parenting Equality

Questioning bedtime stories, private school, and gym memberships shows the danger of putting equality first.

How Passover Illuminates Holy Week

Three reasons Christians should consider celebrating the Jewish festival of Passover.

Four Things Your Child Needs More Than A Big Birthday Party

It’s easy to scoff at a mom who bills no-shows for her kindergartener’s birthday party. But many of us indulge in similar birthday madness.

Seven Ways To Simplify Your Christmas

Christmas doesn’t need to be the Motherhood Olympics.

Here’s The Difference Between Feeling Thankful And Thanksgiving

While gratitude based on temporal things will eventually fail us, thanksgiving is an act of communion with the eternal.

Spontaneous Charity Is Good; Thoughtful Charity Is Even Better

What’s better than the Ice Bucket Challenge? These six steps for thoughtful charity giving.

The 10 Stages of Clueless Gardening

If society ever collapses to where my family has to depend on my gardening skills, we’re in serious trouble.

Verboten Values

In Germany, home schooling is a crime against the state. There’s a growing movement to make it illegal here in America, too.