Lyman Stone is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, and an Advisor at the consulting firm Demographic Intelligence. He and his wife serve as missionaries in the Lutheran Church-Hong Kong Synod. He also writes about migration issues on his blog “In a State of Migration.” He was formerly an agricultural economist at USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. He has an MA in international trade policy from the George Washington University. Opinions expressed are solely his own, though his wife Ruth occasionally agrees with him
The Supreme Court struck down the citizenship question, not because of the arguments leftists made, but because of the Trump administration’s repeated own goals.
For some leftists, criticizing America matters more than supporting democracy. But support for Hong Kong protesters is easily a bipartisan issue.
The real loser was Christians in America as Sohrab Ahmari and David French tackled how Christians should live as citizens in an increasingly hostile world, without offering any answers.
The 1619 Project isn’t mostly about helping Americans understand the role of slavery in our history. It’s mostly about convincing Americans that ‘America’ and ‘slavery’ are synonyms.
Hungary is giving couples $30,000 to have three children. But this Potemkin pronatalism isn’t going to increase Hungary’s birth rate.
We need a Federalist Society-type organization to train young conservatives to become federal bureaucrats if we want to slay the Big Government leviathan.
Let’s not kid ourselves. Abortion restrictions work. They have large, rapid effects and save tens of thousands of lives from the cruelty of murder in the womb.
There are people planning for the 400 millionth American. There are people planning for, dreaming for, the billionth American. I am one of them.
The research overwhelmingly suggests the sexes’ earnings gap is mostly not caused by sexism. It’s not an unequal pay for equal work issue, it’s largely that women do different work.
Venezuela’s situation is terrible, and Nicolas Maduro’s stronghold might grow less stable over the course of the month. We still shouldn’t intervene.
Long-acting reversible contraceptives might not be the godsend that people keep claiming––especially if doctors aren’t informing their patients properly.
Women are vastly less likely to end up in the workplace than society teaches them to expect when they are, say, considering college decisions.
We need a wall, but we also need the resources to defend the wall: judges to convict violators, court officers to manage detention centers, etc.
For orthodox Christians who hold to the revealed truth of scripture and believe in gospel-focused missions, this whole media circus about John Chau is frustrating.
Birthright citizenship creates birthright loyalty, whereas denying citizenship to foreign children helps alienate the entire family and slows down assimilation.
Iowa Rep. Steve King is not a nationalist of any kind: he’s a globalist, but part of right-wing globalism instead of left-wing globalism.
The findings are sufficiently clear in the data that it’s time to take seriously that men really may be losing some degree of their biological fertility.
Progressive writer Rachel Held Evans claimed if pro-lifers knew that babies saved from outlawing abortion were black, we would probably be pro-choice.
The group the Trump administration has targeted isn’t an ethnic or religious group, so these policies aren’t ethnic cleansing. But ‘Not quite ethnic cleansing’ is a very low bar.
If states begin legalizing sports betting, it will reveal the longstanding moral depravity of American sports culture, and hasten the process of families abandoning its decadence.
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