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.
5 Things Alyssa Milano’s Sex Strike Gets Wrong About Sex And Abortion

The star falsely equivocated Georgia’s six-week abortion ban with the complete loss of reproductive rights, whatever that euphemistic term means.

Lawsuit: Planned Parenthood Cowrote California Regs Forcing Religious Groups To Pay For Abortions

Contrary to mainstream thought, Planned Parenthood’s lobbying arms do actually petition the government to force private companies to sponsor abortions.

Hollywood Actors Try To Blackmail Georgia Over Measure To Protect Life In The Womb

Hollywood elites are threatening the state of Georgia with a boycott if the state protects unborn lives once their heartbeat is detectable. Georgians don’t need Hollywood’s consent to affirm humans’ personhood.

Can ‘Unplanned’ Actually Convince Pro-Choicers Abortion Is Wrong?

This isn’t your typical cheesy Christian film but, given the message, it’s likely to attract a niche audience that already knows the truth about abortion.

Federal Court Reverses Ruling That Stripped Tax Exemption From Ministers

In a victory for religious liberty, the Seventh Circuit rules religious ministers can continue to benefit from a tax provision that’s been present for decades.

4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Spring Break With Your Kids

From the beach to the ski slopes, day trips and road trips, the options are endless. Here are a few ideas to help you start planning.

Spiteful Attacks On Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Only Hurt Needy Children

Tagged as ‘it’ in the culture wars, the HHS has stepped in to act as interference between states and faith-based adoption agencies. Will that be enough? 

Based On ‘Discrimination’ Law, Iowa Jury Awards Trans Woman $120,000, Access To Male Prison Facilities

A jury in Iowa has concluded that the state discriminated against a prison nurse in not letting her use the bathrooms with male employees or paying for a double mastectomy.

Even If You Aren’t Jeff Bezos, Don’t Give In To Blackmail

Revenge porn is devastating, but that doesn’t mean you have to capitulate. Make your extortionist pay the price for his evil deeds, just like Jeff Bezos did.

Federal Court: University Of Iowa Illegally Discriminated Against Christian Student Groups

Court documents revealed the public university kept a ‘watch list’ of student groups on probation. All of the groups on the list were religious.

Lying To Women About The ‘Pay Gap’ Undermines Our Freedom And Creativity

Not only is the bill based on a false premise—there isn’t a wage gap, there’s a choice gap—women are usually making choices about their job so they can also raise a family.

Here’s Your Cheat Sheet For All The Popular Diets Right Now

Trying to make changes this year? Or hosting friends and family on a diet? This list might come in handy.

IIhan Omar’s Rise Demonstrates What’s So Twisted About Identity Politics

Elected to replace a far-left Democrat for nothing more than her ethnicity, ideology, and sex, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar exemplifies how identity politics unfolds in real life.

Fifth Circuit Allows Texas To Pull Taxpayer Funds From Planned Parenthood Over Human Body Part Trafficking Videos

Several years later, the effect of the Center for Medical Progress’s videos are still rippling through the legal and cultural debate on abortion.

5 Key Takeaways From The Parkland School Shooting Report

Following the Parkland shooting, a federal commission investigated how we can reduce school shootings and look for potential perpetrator warning signs.

5 Things Facebook Statuses Can Tell Us About The Pursuit Of Happiness

In case it’s hard for you to start a new year, it might help to see what our language and habits tell us about when we are happy, why we are happy, and even how to get happy.

After One More Patreon Ban, Jordan Peterson And Dave Rubin Are Starting Their Own

The atheist intellectual Sam Harris is one of Patreon’s top-earning users. He, Dave Rubin, and Jordan Peterson have abandoned the platform over its capricious ban on another user.

Women Find Internet Algorithms Completely Insensitive To Their Grief Over Losing A Baby

Algorithms help women celebrate babies on the way, but when that baby is miscarried or stillborn, they seem to magnify the pain.

Virginia School Board Fires Teacher For Not Using Transgender Pronouns

Peter Vlaming lost his job because, although he agreed to use the transgender student’s opposite-sex name, he refused to use transgender pronouns.

5 Things We’ve Learned About The Parkland Shooting You Won’t Hear From Most Media

After the shooting last year, the media pushed a gun narrative. In the year following, that myth has been dispelled and then some.