Nicole Russell
Nicole Russell
Nicole Russell
After working in Republican politics in Minnesota, Nicole Russell moved near Washington, DC and began her journalism career. Her work has appeared in the The Atlantic, The New York Times, National Review, Politico, The Washington Times, The American Spectator, and Parents Magazine. She was the 2010 recipient of the American Spectator's Young Journalist Award and she resides in northern Virginia with her four kids. Follow her on Twitter @russell_nm.
Democrat Attacks On Female Court Nominees Show Yet Again Feminism Is Just A Ruse

The Senate Judiciary Committee interrogated two of the most qualified lawyers for the federal appeals courts not on their qualifications but on their identities.

How Property Disputes Can Threaten People’s Right To Freely Exercise Their Religion

Did you know your religious liberties could be at stake because of ‘parking violations’?

Why Is The Justice Department Telling Churches They Can’t Defend Themselves Against Censorship?

In a recent motion, the Department of Justice told a group of religious leaders to stay out of a dispute involving religious expression.

Court Says Arkansas Can Block Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

On Wednesday, Arkansas became one of only a handful of states to block Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood despite years of whistleblower videos portraying atrocities.

Whoopi Goldberg Has No Idea What She’s Talking About

In accusing Christians of remaining silent about race issues and Charlottesville, Whoopi Goldberg displays ignorance.

Serena Williams Isn’t Horrible For Celebrating Her Baby’s Sex, And Neither Are You

Recently Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire told readers we shouldn’t celebrate a baby’s sex, because gender is fluid and women shouldn’t glamorize pregnancy.

Planned Parenthood Admits To Performing Illegal Abortions. If Congress Can’t Defund Them, It’s Worthless

Not only does Planned Parenthood receive federal funding it doesn’t need, there’s now proof they perform illegal abortions.

5 Reasons Thomas Jefferson Was The Best Founding Father

What better time to celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s greatness than on the Fourth of July? He’s the chief author of the United States’ Declaration of Independence.

Yanking Life Support From UK Baby Demonstrates Dangers Of Socialized Medicine

Against his parents’ wishes, Britain is preventing an ill infant from getting care, and the legal and social environment in the United States isn’t far away.

It’s Time To Allow Concealed-Carry Permits In Washington DC

If any area of the country should expand gun laws, it’s Washington DC, where power is centralized, crime is rampant, and more guns will save lives.

5 Things My Dad Taught Me That Every Daughter Should Know

For Father’s Day, here’s the best of my dad’s sage wisdom, for all ages and stages of life.

Courts Distort Title IX To Entitle Transgenders At Everyone Else’s Expense

Transgender activists are not pushing for equality but entitlement. While their distress matters, other people’s distress due to their demands does not.

Obsessing About What You Eat Is A Form Of Narcissism

For the love of the paleo gods already, stop letting food dominate your brain, conversation, children, romance, and hobbies. It’s not impressive or hip. It’s annoying and invasive.

Covering Up Breasts While Nursing Isn’t About Shame, It’s About Dignity

Sure, breastfeeding is natural, but breasts are also sexual: That’s why we don’t need to see them bare. Be courteous of others, ladies.

Kentucky Court Rules Company Doesn’t Have To Print Words Contradicting Christian Owner’s Convictions

The attorney who argued this case says the decision ‘reassures us all that, no matter what you believe, the law can’t force you to express a message in conflict with your deepest convictions.’

Why So Many Mothers Secretly Loathe Mother’s Day

To have one day to ‘honor’ mothers is to fail to even attempt to understand all mothers do. It’s to take a gargantuan task and turn it into a tea as if somehow that makes it all worthwhile.

Don’t Copy Hollywood In Treating Sex Like It’s Instagram

When sex is treated like a glamorous public party, complete with beautiful people in Instagram-perfect poses and ‘how-to’ lessons, it becomes a drab, tawdry to-do list.

5 Big Moments In Jason Chaffetz’s House Career That Make Us Miss Him Already

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee isn’t seeking re-election. Here’s why we’ll miss him in this role.

Michelle Pfeiffer Shows Women How To Gracefully Re-Enter Careers After Kids

Why are liberal outlets like the Huffington Post praising a movie star who took a break to raise her kids when they attack normal women for making the same choice?

The ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Trend Blames Boys For Being Born Male

Healthy masculinity is exactly what our young boys need to be taught right now, not embarrassment at the way they are made.