Leslie Loftis is a lawyer turned writer via motherhood. In addition to writing for The Federalist, Leslie edits Iron Ladies, a collection of conservative women’s voices, and is a contributing editor of Liberator, a print quarterly on family law. She is also president of Leading Women For Shared Parenting. She and her husband, James, currently live in Houston with their four children (and three dogs).
It’s not yet a week since James Damore’s internal Google memo was published by the media, but thanks to them, his name is forever tied to sexism.
Women don’t know the risks associated with putting off pregnancy. As a result, we’re seeing an increase in high-risk pregnancies and high-risk births.
The U.S. medical community defines maternal mortality differently than the WHO, and keeps better records for the women in its care than other countries do.
Wonder Woman is a perfect storm of PR disaster. She cannot be written without triggering something that is completely and utterly unacceptable to trigger.
Politicians can make promises without having to worry about transparency or its consequences, like honesty and effectiveness. Thus, America is drowning in state and local debt.
As our society embraces the gender roles necessary to accept transgenderism, tomboys will be told they’re not who they think they are.
‘Stay-at-home mom’ has become the preferred term for opt-out mothers everywhere, but it limits our vocational work and identity to only one sphere of life.
We all need support and help, especially in an age where mobility and technology often drive us apart. Here’s how you can build community where you live.
The main perpetuator of women as default caregivers is family law, specifically custody law in the case of divorce.
Somehow a deal the Australian prime minister made to send us 1,250 refugees Australia did not want reflects badly on America’s willingness to take refugees?
People keep asking whether Trump’s executive order is constitutional. But it’s not just about what the government can do—it’s about what it should do.
Toxic feminism tells our daughters their worth is in their career. It tells our sons they are worthless.
Hillary Clinton’s loss changed the media and culture wars. Conservatives need to realize this, stop being defensive and clickbaity, and get back into real journalism.
The transparency point BuzzFeed head Ben Smith claimed is basically the same rationale Rolling Stone’s Will Dana used to justify publishing the fake story that ended in a major court loss.
Centuries of Christian tradition with some modern tweaks help our family prepare for and celebrate Christmas as it was meant to be.
We can have civil, productive, and thankful discussions over our fall feasts if we start with the agreement that there are limits to what the government can do, the executive branch included.
What will We the People, in our individual capacities, do next? Any argument that government is the problem requires addressing the cracks that so many assume are there.
Rolling Stone hopes claiming a ‘badge of shame’ will save them. Not likely.
I would be more optimistic about Arianna Huffington’s new venture, Thrive, if she had shown some understanding about how we came to forget ancient wisdom about what’s really important in life.
Both main parties are old fossils, media is melting down, and we have all the tools we need to work around them.
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