Publications


It’s Time to Defund Planned Parenthood

No amount of attacking the messenger or hair-splitting legal argument can change the fact that Planned Parenthood’s own medical directors have unwittingly offered rare and much-needed clarity about the nature of the business that Planned Parenthood has chosen, and shared (if inadvertently) the truth about precisely whose lives are destroyed as a result.

Will Jewish Democrats Sink the Iran Deal?

Seven key members of Congress must choose between loyalty to their party’s president and concern about what the Iran deal portends for Israeli and American security.

APUSH Revisions Won’t Do: College Board Needs Competition

In revising its controversial AP U.S. History framework, the College Board has removed some of the framework’s most egregiously biased formulations, yet the basic approach has not changed.

Our Morally Disoriented Times

Why are so many people who were so profoundly moved by the killing of a lion so indifferent to the butchery that is routinely performed by Planned Parenthood?

Medicare at 50

Critics are pouncing on Jeb Bush for saying Medicare needs reform. But his position is in the political mainstream, and correct.

The Amazing, and Now Venerable, Father Al

Father Aloysius Schwartz’s life and accomplishments are a reminder that God really is profligate with gifts of grace, and that saints-in-the-making are all around us as companions on the way.

Trump’s Disturbing Rise Shows Political Intemperance Isn’t Limited to the Left

Donald Trump’s moment is probably fading, but his little balloon ride is disturbing nonetheless.

Why Even Pro-Choice Americans Should be Upset with Planned Parenthood

Even those who hate pro-life politics should be concerned about the fact that Planned Parenthood misleads women about medical procedures.

A Ghost’s Lament

A new memoir by a former speechwriter for South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is an immensely sad yet very funny book about a tragically flawed politician and the perils of political communication.

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Flannery O’Connor and Catholic Realism

The great author and Catholic apologist believed that story-telling ought to help modern men and women see “things as they are,” cutting through the fog of a culture that tells us that everything can be just the way we’d like it to be.

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