Why Animal Lovers Should Abhor Planned Parenthood

For whatever those videos reveal of the inner workings of the abortion industry, they point as well to this related truth: Defending animal welfare while remaining adamantly pro-choice with respect to the abortion of human animals is not morally and intellectually sustainable. As an argument retaining any credibility, it’s over.


Planned Parenthood Defenders Rely on Tortured Logic

These videos, precisely because they are graphic, shatter the complacency and denial that are essential for a regime of mass violence to proceed. They undermine the reassuring fiction that birth is a bright moral line.

APUSH Teacher Rebels, Goes Public

Reflections from a high school teacher who is being forced to choose between doing what she does best, and meeting the requirements of a framework whose underlying assumptions she rejects.

Taking the “Long View” on Russia

The pretense of “common interests” between the Vatican and the Kremlin distorts reality, imperils the new ecumenism between Russia and Rome, and should be avoided.

Why Civility is a Democratic Virtue

The effort to turn conservatism into a bonfire of rage, a cavalcade of insults, is a disservice to conservatism and those who have represented it so well over the years.

Sorry, Still No American Exceptionalism in APUSH

The College Board’s “revised” version of its controversial AP U.S. History framework maintains the overall bias of the controversial 2014 edition, and simply removes the loudest proclamations of what that bias was.

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?