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Catholic Bishops Have Betrayed Parishioners By Suspending The Sacraments

The bishops have allowed themselves to be led astray and cowed, even reprimanding priests on behalf of the civil authorities for quietly serving their parishes. The faithful take notice. And this must end.

I Can’t Get My Hip Surgery Because Of Coronavirus Even Though Nobody Is In Our Hospital

Focusing only on coronavirus deaths and illnesses doesn’t tell the full story of what is happening in America. Other patients, waiting with no end in sight, deserve not to be forgotten.

Why Severe Social Distancing Might Actually Result In More Coronavirus Deaths

What the media and policymakers are not telling us is that the longer we delay the development of herd immunity, the more elderly or high-risk people will become infected and die.

What It’s Like To Be Married To A Porn Addict

Men often feel defensive when confronted with their porn addiction, but it’s not just their problem: It becomes a burden for their entire family — especially their hurting wives or girlfriends.

Why You Have No Right To Marriage, Health Care, Or An Education

The rhetoric of rights is appealing. Label whatever you want a ‘right’ and you tip the scales in your favor. However appealing the tactic may be, however, is conceptually incorrect and politically dangerous.

How The Left Is Weaponizing Cancel Culture To Politicize Children’s Books

If we want our next generation to be well educated in history, science, English, and math, we need more diversity of thought in the classroom and in children’s publishing.

7 Things I’ve Learned Since My Child Identified As Transgender

After my 13-year-old started living as transgender, our public school transformed into our enemy. It treats parents as unenlightened, backwards, and possibly dangerous.

Why The World Needs To Allow Women To Shout Their Adoptions

People often think that if a child is unwanted by a birth mother, he is unloved. But placing a child for adoption is a profoundly loving choice.

When I Was A Pregnant Teen Sleeping With Older Men, Planned Parenthood Failed Me

Planned Parenthood covers up statutory rape, leaves vulnerable women in abusive situations, and tells them their lives are better without their babies. I know because they did it to me.

Illinois Democrats Rushing To Legalize Abortion Until Birth

Leftists are resorting to deceitful tactics to try to push the Illinois Reproductive Health Act through by the end of the state’s legislative session Friday.

Feminist, Pro-Gay Mother Of Trans Child Critiques Bans On ‘Conversion Therapy’

What the general public does not understand is that standard mental health therapy is now considered conversion therapy when practiced with gender-dysphoric youth.

‘Legally Blonde 2’ Explains How Congress Can Stop Infanticide

The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act bill has a chance. Because a lot of people are angry about little babies being left alone on a table to die.

Illinois Fast-Tracks Abortion Legislation So Extreme You Won’t Believe It

The leftist caucus of the Illinois General Assembly looked at New York and West Virginia’s late-term abortion legislation and said, ‘Hold my beer.’

10 Scary Facts Indicating South Africa Is Becoming The Next Venezuela

South Africa has squandered its opportunities and is on the path to becoming a failed state. Government profiteering, race tensions, and shortages are ruining the country.

This Is How It Feels To Have An Alcoholic Relapse

Alcoholics came home and beat up their wives and kids in a blind rage, they went on week-long benders, and that wasn’t me.

Women Prefer Physically Fit Men With Good Jobs And No Criminal Record

When selecting a mate, Christian men have no right to consider how women have treated their bodies or bank accounts. If they have repented, all of that is erased. Same back at the women.

Potential Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Has A Troubling Record On Religious Liberty

If Kavanaugh’s views were adopted by other courts, then other frivolous claims attacking religion in the public square would have a better chance of being heard in federal courts.

Thank Goodness My Kids’ School Lets Trained Faculty Carry A Gun

The armed staff member at my children’s school is not waiting for a moment of crisis in which he will discover whether he is a hero. He has thought this through, inside and out.

No Matter How Anyone Tries To Glam It Up Or Brush It Off, Divorce Is Never ‘Over Easy’

For children and nearly all couples, there is no such thing as an easy divorce. And when we tell them divorce is not that big of a deal, we invalidate their pain.

How My Parents’ Divorce Ruined Our Holidays And Family Life Forever

In the decades since my parents’ divorce and through the years of my marriage, I have learned no-fault divorce is one of the biggest lies of our culture.