RECENT OPINION & ANALYSIS ARTICLES
The Supreme Court’s Bostock Ruling Opened a Can of Worms for Title IX and Girls’ Sports, by Elad Hakim. “Recently, the Department of Education announced that transgender students are protected under Title IX, which [now] protects people from discrimination based on sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in any educational setting that receives federal aid. Again, the decision was based on the court’s decision in Bostock and the broad definition of ‘sex.’” Read more here.
Lancet Commission Sanitizes China’s Human Rights Abuses Against Mothers and Children, by Alexis I. Fragosa, Esq. and Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. “The Commission also claims that women benefited from the one-child mandate because fewer pregnancies and births meant fewer birth complications and fewer child deaths, due to fewer children. The Commission also claims that China’s one-child policy ‘accelerated gender equality because of the large number of single daughters who benefited from all household resources.’” Read more here.
This Transgender Lawsuit Will Go to the Supreme Court, by Stu Cvrk. “While the worldwide Left … are [sic] spinning Act 626 as an outrageous violation of human and civil rights and a violation of the 14th Amendment, the reality is that the LGBTQ+ onslaught against existing societal norms is in reality an attack on traditional morality and Judeo-Christian faith. In short, this is just their latest assault on the family by undermining the time-honored practice in society and the law of parental control of minor children – without the state or cultural Marxists interfering in those personal decisions.” Read more here.
The Time I Had to Apologize for America, by Valerie Huber. “…[T]he Biden administration is proving to be the most pro-abortion administration, so the importance that it seems to be placing on dismantling this global coalition is no surprise. The [Geneva Consensus Declaration] coalition is deemed so groundbreaking and significant that pro-abortion and anti-family advocacy groups warn that decades-long gains on their radical agenda are in serious jeopardy.” Read more here.
A Sobering Moment in the Midst of June’s Endless Flood of LGBTQ Pride, by Michael Brown. “…[T]hese were the choices offered (and I quote them verbatim): ‘Female (including transgender women); Male (including transgender men); Prefer to self-describe as ______ (non-binary, gender-fluid, agender, please specify); None of the above.’ So, not only must we be told that ‘female’ includes men who identify as women and ‘male’ includes women who identify as men … [but] we must be given examples of the various ways we can self-describe in case we needed some hints.” Read more here.
The Tokyo Olympics Marks the Beginning of the End for the Integrity of Women’s Sports, by Zachary Faria. “Even while Russia is banned from fielding a team for the next two Olympics over doping, the natural biological advantage of male puberty has received the green light for competition, so long as a mostly useless one-year minimum of testosterone suppression is adhered to. And with transgenderism being a growing trend, we are likely to see more athletes like Hubbard, Wolfe, and Telfer.” Read more here.
Equality Act Slams the Door on Religious Freedom, by Star Parker. “Now that same-sex marriage is law of the land, the option of foster care in the home of same-sex couples should be examined. But they should not be free to shut down organizations insisting on biblical values. Now congressional Democrats are trying to pass the Equality Act that would do just that… The Equality Act is not about equality. It is about forcing the LGBTQ agenda on all Americans.” Read more here.
Fulton Is Not a Case About ‘LGBT Rights,’ by Alexandra Desanctis. “…[T]he agency also does not partner with unmarried straight couples. Presumably, the agency would not place a child with two brothers, straight or gay, who wish to adopt a child together, nor would the agency place a child with two female best friends who live together… [T]he Catholic Church teaches and the agency believes that it is best for children to live in a home headed up by a married mother and father. The sexual orientation of the individuals is beside the point.” Read more here.
A Small Win for the Free Exercise of Religion, by Washington Examiner. “The 9-0 majority in Fulton found that the city of Philadelphia discriminated against a Catholic organization. That’s true, and it’s good that anti-religious discrimination is still barred by the liberals on the Supreme Court. But the Constitution, rightly understood, demands more from our governments. Cities, states, and the federal government owe more than equal treatment to religion — they owe deference.” Read more here.
3 Ways the Left’s Hatred of Women Shows Up In Transgender Ideology, by Jane Robbins. “Much of the left’s misogyny arises from the sudden ‘transgender’ contagion. Trans-accommodating policies have real victims, in addition to the ultimate victimization of the gender-dysphoric. Usually if not always, those other victims are women… President Biden plans to force federally funded women’s shelters to admit biological males, and California now allows male prisoners to transfer to women’s prisons even with no surgical procedures.” Read more here.
The Supreme Court’s Unanimous Gift for Children and Pluralism, by Kathryn Jean Lopez. “It’s this hostility that caused the city of Philadelphia to cut off ties with Catholic Social Services — a storied and superior player among foster-care and adoption agencies — because of their views on marriage and the family. But the good news is that the Supreme Court has heard the plea. Things have gone too far. That’s why all people of good will can rally around the Fulton case. People close to the plaintiffs in the case admit that the unanimous 9–0 ruling wasn’t in their wildest dreams.” Read more here.
Will Republicans Step Up to Challenge on Values? by Star Parker. “Those pushing the LGBTQ agenda, the anti-Christian, the anti-traditional values agenda, are totally clear with themselves that this is not about peaceful coexistence, mutual acceptance, or religious liberty. They are in an all-out cultural war to eradicate all influence of biblical values in our culture. And why should they back off? As the data above shows, they are winning.” Read more here.
Catholic Foster Care Wins Unanimously on Religious Liberty, by Dan McLaughlin. “The central front of religious-liberty battles in recent years has been government pressure on religious institutions and individuals to accept same-sex marriage and other aspects of LGBTQI+ ethics in violation of their faith. Fulton is no different. Even the Court’s most liberal justices agreed: This was a case of discrimination — against Catholics.” Read more here.
Young Women Lose Under Biden’s Title IX Edict, by the Editors of National Review. “…[R]edefining sex discrimination for schools across the country has implications beyond youth athletics. In several key contexts, this redefinition will put girls’ privacy and safety at risk, permitting a biological male to enter any female-only space without anything more than an assurance that he identifies as female. One need not be a critic of gender theory to understand why such a situation poses unique risks to female students.” Read more here.
Colorado Just Won’t Leave Baker Jack Phillips Alone, by Becket Adams. “Phillips is obviously the victim of a sustained campaign of harassment. It’s well-known he is a Christian. It’s also well-known he won’t create anything that endorses something at odds with his faith. So, ‘customers’ such as Scardina intentionally ask him to do things they know he won’t do. Asking him to do things he likely won’t do is the entire point.” Read more here.
Unanimous Supreme Court Upholds Religious Freedom of Philadelphia Faith-Based Foster Care Agency, by Bruce Hausknecht. “Despite the 9-0 win, there was some division on the conservative side of the court, and ominous warnings that the decision did not go far enough and left the important issue behind this case and many other religious freedom cases for another day. The Fulton decision can probably be better understood as 6 votes for what Chief Justice Roberts wrote, and 3 votes castigating what Roberts wrote and concurring only in the ultimate result.” Read more here.
Democrats Cite State Abortion Restrictions and ‘Trigger Laws’ In effort to Codify Roe, by Cassidy Morrison. “Blumenthal’s bill, which was re-introduced earlier this month, would establish the legal right to an abortion in all 50 states… The legislation would also outlaw states from enforcing ‘trigger laws,’ which are laws passed by state legislatures that would automatically ban abortions once Roe was overturned.” Read more here.
San Francisco Leftists Are Funding Your Local Library’s Drag Queen Story Hour, by Spencer Lindquist. “The process of Californication, in which California exports its culture to supplant the way of life of other states or regions, isn’t just an issue facing Idaho or Texas, two common destinations for those fleeing the Golden State. It’s an issue that threatens any community with a library and a group of parents who are sick enough to take their four-year-olds to cuddle with registered pedophiles for the sake of social brownie points or the entirely nebulous value of ‘tolerance.’” Read more here.
Education Secretary Prioritizes Transgender Students Over Biological Girls, Does What Supreme Court Hasn’t, by Sarah Parshall Perry. “…[T]he Education Department has decided that sex-separated spaces, protected by law for decades under Title IX, ought to be sex-neutral, and has opened up single-sex bathrooms, locker rooms, showers, sports, overnight accommodations, and more at every institution receiving federal money to not just girls and women, but also to those who feel like girls and women. And the department will need to sniff out any perceived violation and pursue them one by one.” Read more here.
Mississippi Leans Into Life, by Chuck Donovan. “Planned Parenthood is awash in taxpayer funds, but devoid of pregnancy services and general women’s health care. So we ask you: who is providing Mississippi’s women with the personalized, life-affirming care they want and need? As taxpayers and neighbors, we can say with confidence it isn’t the jaded abortion industry. It’s you and me, and we trust and pray the Supreme Court will hear our arguments and agree.” Read more here.
In Philadelphia Foster Care Case, Roberts Supreme Court Refuses to Protect Christians From Persecution, by Margot Cleveland. “While Thursday’s headlines proclaimed the decision, Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a victory for religious liberty, in reality it represented yet another failure by the high court to definitely end the ongoing governmental targeting of faith-based organizations.” Read more here.
Unanimous Supreme Court Gives Win to Religious Foster Care Agency, by Kassie Dulin. “The Supreme Court’s unanimous judgment was a clear win not only for Catholic Social Services but for First Amendment advocates looking for a strong denunciation by the court of blatant religious discrimination by the city government. Even so, the court’s opinion was narrower than some advocates of religious freedom would have preferred.” Read more here.
The Roberts Court Punts on Religious Liberty Again, by Joe Cunningham. “Smith destroys the very foundation of the First Amendment by saying ‘Well, okay, you can abridge the free exercise of religion so long as it’s merely incidental.’ The aforementioned speculation surrounding the 9-0 decision is that Roberts, in order to rock the boat as little as possible, forged a deal with the liberal Justices and got them to sign on to a narrow decision that supports the Catholic group but does not strike down Smith.” Read more here.
Abortion Survivor Testifies Against Abortion Bill: ‘We Are an Inconvenient Truth,’ by Katie Yoder. “Abortion supporters regularly point to women’s stories to justify their position. But now, two pro-life women are sharing their personal stories about abortion in an attempt to expose abortion for what it is: the intentional destruction of innocent human life that negatively impacts women.” Read more here.
Marriage Works. Why Won’t Politicians Back It? by Harry Benson. “More than eight out of 10 young unmarried women and men want to get married. 86 percent of unmarried women and 80 percent of unmarried men under 30 in a relationship say they would ‘like to get married at some point’ in their life, while 76 percent of women and 77 percent of men under 30 say they ‘expect to get married at some point.’” Read more here.
‘Pride Month’ Is Now an Industry Targeting Children as Young as 3, but There Is a Resistance, by Christopher Bedford. “In a recent study of 13 Pittsburgh high schools, about 10 percent of students said they were transgender or ‘non-binary.’ Were these kids actually born with the ‘wrong gender?’ …No, of course not. And today, what we’re seeing is really just teenagers responding to the challenges of growing up by embracing a new ideology that is pushed on them aggressively.” Read more here.
UNAIDS Declaration Seeks to Promote Behaviours That Increase HIV Risk, by Kimberly Ells. “Despite data showing that delaying sexual debut and reducing sexual partners have been the two most effective ways to curb HIV infection, no mention whatsoever is made of these obvious, free, and highly effective strategies in the UN’s grand declaration to reduce HIV infection. …[I]t is an intentional move to promote ‘sexual rights’ ideology which insists that encouraging people to change their sexual behaviours in order to avoid infection or disease is a violation of their ‘sexual rights,’ which are purportedly included under the umbrella of human rights.” Read more here.
Abortion Activists Admit Most Late Abortions Aren’t for Medical Reasons, by Kelsey Hazzard. “Author Becca Andrews criticizes her fellow abortion advocates’ approach: ‘You’re familiar with the milieu, which goes something like this: Abortions after 15 weeks are rare, and these are heartbreaking cases where the pregnancy was wanted and something went horribly wrong. But the reality is, these are simply medical procedures given to those who need them… The reasons why people get them are often not all that different from “early-term” ones…’ Thanks. We’ve only been saying this for years.” Read more here.
Why Do Some Parents Think Prepubescent Sexual Grooming Is Pro-LGBT? by Kylee Zempel. “…[A]t the core of all the rainbow flag-waving and ‘love is love is love’ sloganeering is the sick reality that any Pride activism involving children is the result of adults sexualizing them, fetishizing them, and exploiting them for political or social gain. When a parent posits that their child’s happiness is more important than their security and a drag queen heralds a kid’s gender whims as brave and inspiring, they project their perverted sexual ethics on a generation of innocents who become casualties of the culture war.” Read more here.
Liberal Activists Promote Sex Changes for Minors, Rebranding It as ‘Gender-Affirming Medical Care,’ by Mary Margaret Olohan. “Liberal activists are rebranding sex change surgeries as ‘gender affirming medical care,’ even when discussing these procedures for children. Former transgender people and conservative activists told the Daily Caller News Foundation that this is a deliberate effort to normalize the surgeries and make them more accessible to children.” Read more here.
Why a Court Ruling on Free Speech Should Reset Gender Debate, by Murdo Fraser. “To deliberately ‘mis-gender’ an individual, or use pronouns with which they are uncomfortable, is simply bad manners. Just as it would be ignorant and discourteous to address a woman as either ‘Miss’ or ‘Mrs.’ against her wishes, so the use of incorrect pronouns for individuals should be equally unacceptable. However, it would be absurd to extend from that to conclude that ‘mis-gendering’ should amount to a criminal offence.” Read more here.
After Competing Against Transgender Athletes, Mom and Daughter Fight for Fairness in Women’s Sports, by Kelsey Bolar. “Critics of those who question such trends often downplay the growing presence of biological males in women’s sports, along with the implications for girls and women. But each instance of a transgender woman entering and affecting women’s competitions alters the rankings of athletes who were born female.” Read more here.
Left Demands That Big Business Boycott States That Don’t Want Abortion, by Nathanael Blake. “Care for the least among us begins in the womb. Abortion is a turning away from human need and vulnerability in its most elemental form, and a breaking of the primordial social bond of mother, father, and child. Abortion is an assertion of ‘I’ that violently excludes the ‘Thou’ and ‘We’ of interpersonal responsibility.” Read more here.
Watch Furious Mom’s Epic Response to School Teaching Children About Anal Sex, by Grant Atkinson. “…[T]hese young children would be forced to ‘explain the differences between cisgender, transgender, gender non-binary, gender expansive, and gender identity,’ she said… Once the children reach middle school, Swan read that the NSES would require them to ‘define vaginal, oral, and anal sex.’” Read more here.
Biden’s DOJ Threatens to Abandon Legal Protections for Religious Colleges, by Ryan Bangert. “…[T]he DOJ will not even commit to defending Title IX’s statutory religious exemption as applied to religious colleges. Progressive writers have urged that ‘figuring out where Biden stands on religious exemptions and LGBTQ rights is critical right now.’ The DOJ has now given them an answer. But before embracing that path, the DOJ should consider that making war on religious exemptions in the name of LGBT rights represents a false choice, born of an intolerant ideology.” Read more here.
The Supreme Court Must Settle the Selective-Abortion Question, by Alexandra Desanctis. “…[T]he Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals blocked key provisions of a pro-life statute in Missouri, including the portion of the law that prohibits abortions knowingly performed after an unborn child has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. The decision marks the second time this year that Eighth Circuit judges have struck down a state law attempting to regulate selective abortions following a prenatal Down-syndrome diagnosis.” Read more here.
Your Kids Have Probably Seen Porn, and You Need to Talk to Them About It, by Daniel Weiss. “Research has shown a vast disconnect between what parents believe their children’s online behavior to be versus the actual stark, and often harrowing, truth. A 2016 Indiana University study found half as many parents thought their 14 to 18-year-olds had seen porn as had watched it in reality… Online sexual exploitation of kids is a serious social issue that is only getting worse. We are far past the time when parents can stay silent and hope for the best.” Read more here.
The Biden-Becerra Budget: Equity Is In, Religious Freedom Is Out, by Roger Severino. “A word search of the president’s 33-page budget narrative reveals his administration’s priorities… Gobs of other intersectional buzzwords are layered throughout, with women/gender, race/racial, people of color, minority, black, … sexual orientation, and transgender/gender identity appearing a whopping 90 times combined. Conspicuously missing from Biden’s equity list, however, is any mention of conscience or religious liberty.” Read more here.
Senators Are Determined for Legislation Banning Down Syndrome Selective Abortions to Come to Floor for a Vote, by Rebecca Downs. “In highlighting the ultimate form of discrimination those diagnosed in utero with Down syndrome face, the letter also notes the disturbing situation in Iceland, where virtually all children diagnosed in the womb with Down syndrome have been aborted. According to what information is available, the abortion rate for Down syndrome diagnoses in the United States appears to be at 67 percent.” Read more here.
G7 Shared Agenda Includes Ending the Lives of Unborn Children, by Marie Smith. “They commit ‘to close alignment with the Generation Equality Forum (GEF)’ which takes place in France at the end of the month and includes an action coalition on Bodily Integrity and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights which seeks ‘removal of restrictive policies and legal barriers’ so ‘50 million more adolescent girls and women,’ who currently live countries which protect unborn children from abortion, will have access to abortion by 2026.” Read more here.
Young Children Are Being Targeted With Sexual Content. The Equality Act Would Make It Worse, by Jared Eckert and Makenna McCoy. “By directly targeting children, corporations, media, and schools are seeking to normalize sexual content that is inappropriate and confusing for young audiences. In many instances, the content could be considered pornographic material, and some have described the process of normalizing as the first step in grooming children for sexual acts.” Read more here.
How 2021 Is Becoming Banner Year for Pro-Life at State Level, by Arina O. Grossu. “I researched state bills that contain at least one pro-life provision that have been enacted or advanced in each state so far this year. The bottom line? There are nearly 500 pro-life bills (or bills containing at least one pro-life provision) that have been advanced from January through May. Many of those bills contain multiple pro-life provisions.” Read more here.
Abortion Funding and the G7, by Marie Smith. “The W7 resorted to the use of bullying in its call for the G7 members … to threaten countries with ‘isolation from the G7’ if any dares to enact pro-life foreign policies like President Trump’s Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance Policy, previously known as the Mexico City Policy, which prevented U.S. taxpayer dollars from going to international NGOs that perform or promote abortion on demand.” Read more here.
Science Is on the Side of Those Resisting Transgender Ideology in Schools, by Glenn T. Stanton. “For reasons still not fully understood, 75 to 90 percent of children struggling with gender dysphoria at young ages revert to identifying with their natural sex and gender by puberty… So when all the adults around such children have ‘affirmed’ their dysphoria by cooperating with name, clothing, pronoun, and other identity changes, it can be exceedingly difficult for the child to revert to their natal sex identity as they desire.” Read more here.
Did the Biden DOJ Just Reveal Its Hand in the LGBT Religious Exemption Lawsuit? by Tyler O’Neil. “It seems the Biden DOJ is winking and nodding at [the Religious Exemption Accountability Project], telling the court that it will defend the religious exemption while preparing to yield key arguments to the LGBT activists when the actual case begins. The DOJ’s rush to revise the filing after LGBT activists condemned the original version only underscores the colleges’ concerns.” Read more here.
Another Reason Birth Rates Are Dropping: We Have Devalued Parenthood, by Erica Komisar. “This me-first mentality has replaced more traditional family and communal values. There is a dwindling interest in marriage and parenthood, especially among young adults, even those who are financially secure. Young women and men do not want to make the sacrifice of time and compromises to their lifestyles that are required to have multiple children… Somehow, we have managed to convince a generation that working 9 to 5 for a corporation is more noble than sustaining and nurturing human life.” Read more here.
Media Largely Ignores Key Takeaways From Recently Released Annual Gallup Poll on Abortion, by Rebecca Downs. “Megan Brenan’s write-up for Gallup highlights that a ‘Record-High 47% in U.S. Think Abortion Is Morally Acceptable…’ That headline is technically true. The plurality, 47 percent of respondents, who find abortion to be ‘morally acceptable’ is indeed a record high. But it’s crucial to look to the results of those who find abortion to be ‘morally wrong.’ That number is at 46 percent, which is nearly identical.” Read more here.
Orban v. Blues’ Clues Pride Parade, by Rod Dreher. “Americans have children’s media, children’s schools, and even children’s breakfast cereal, propagandizing their children to accept transgenderism from an early age, and then in some states, if a child as young as 13 decides that he is trans, the state can take the child away from parents and start the process of transition. This is evil. And this is where the Left wants to take all of us. Don’t believe them when they say otherwise — whether they say it in English, Hungarian, or whatever.” Read more here.
No-Fault Divorce Is Not the Right Way to Achieve ‘Therapeutic Justice,’ by Darius Lee. “While it is good that legal systems have become more sensitive to the psychological effects of the law on participants in the legal process, we should be wary of claims that assert that no-fault divorce is ‘therapeutic’ for divorcing couples or their children. Advocates for the sanctity of marriage across the globe should pay close attention to this shift.” Read more here.
How Transgender Ideology Takes Children Hostage, by Nathanael Blake. “…[S]keptics of the trans-kids movement are accused of being hateful, bigoted child-killers. But they are not the ones feeding vulnerable children a suicide script in which the alternative to transition is death. We should be alarmed by a movement that encourages mentally distressed youth to take themselves hostage… Though those who identify as transgender do commit or attempt suicide at high rates, it has not been demonstrated that early transition will ameliorate this.” Read more here.
Secretary Becerra Still Denies Federal Law Banning Partial-Birth Abortion, by Rebecca Downs. “…Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra denied the existence of federal law when it comes to the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003… Not only was Becerra in office as a U.S. Representative for California when the bill was signed into law, which he voted against, he also was in office when the Supreme Court upheld the law… Any such assurances that the secretary will follow the law ring hollow when he cannot even acknowledge it.” Read more here.
To Have Kids or Not: Which Decision Do Americans Regret More? by James L. McQuivey. “…[T]his should give us pause as we consider whether we can so easily tell people that personal choices related to procreation are merely that, just personal choices, some of which we will regret and others we will not. For some reason, most of us really want to have kids. And for those that do, an astonishing 88% agree that ‘having children is one of the most important things I have done.’ This suggests the joy far outweighs the regret.” Read more here.
Networks Program Children With LGBT Agenda During Pride Month, by Tony Perkins. “Say goodbye to the regular plot lines of ‘Blue’s Clues’ and ‘Scooby-Doo’ – and say hello to a 21st-century lesson in transgenderism, sex, homosexuality, nonbinaries, and drag queens. That’s the new reality of radical programming on some of America’s favorite shows… Loveable animals like Arthur and My Little Pony have been commandeered by the far left for lessons that would make most adults’ jaws drop.” Read more here.
When the State Comes for Your Kids, by Abigail Shrier. “Here … are the powers granted to a 13-year-old child by the state of Washington. Minors age 13 and up are entitled to admit themselves for inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment without parental consent. Health insurers are forbidden from disclosing to the insured parents’ sensitive medical information of minor children – such as that regarding ‘gender dysphoria [and] gender affirming care…’ Insurers in Washington must cover a wide array of ‘gender-affirming treatments’ from tracheal shaves to double mastectomies.” Read more here.
Aborting Disabled Babies Is Genocide, so Why Is It Legal? by Sarah St. Onge. “Despite the official stance of the American Medical Association against both euthanasia and medically assisted suicide, academics … encourage the legality of killing disabled newborns. When these ideas are accepted in the highest places of learning, showcased in ethics discussions, and defended in newspapers, we can soon expect to see calls for ending the lives of disabled children after birth.” Read more here.
How the Irish, and Many Others, Lost Their Religious Freedom to COVID Restrictions, by Lois McLatchie. “If you’re hearing a faint solo over the Irish Sea, it might be a ‘hallelujah’ — after almost 12 months of criminalization, churches reopened recently, albeit at a limited capacity. It’s good news for many. However, the Irish government has never acknowledged that the blanket ban was ever wrong. The next time an emergency hits, it will be back to police squadrons and church raids in another bizarre blend of Exodus meets World War Z.” Read more here.
Joe Biden’s Budget Calls Mothers ‘Birthing People,’ by Micaiah Bilger. “Ultimately, the notion that abortion is health care and the belief that ‘mother’ is discriminatory devalue human life… Unborn babies are irreplaceable human beings whose lives are blotted out in the claim that killing them is health care. Likewise, the claim that women and men can both be mothers ignores one of the most special parts of being a woman: the ability to bear children.” Read more here.
How Pro-Lifers in This Texas Town Beat Planned Parenthood, by Mary Szoch. “…[B]ecause the city would not be party to civil lawsuits triggered by the ordinance and would not be enforcing the ordinance, Planned Parenthood—or any other pro-abortion business—does not have standing to sue the city over this ordinance. Hence, once Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit was dismissed, the leader of the culture of death had no option but to comply.” Read more here.
If the Supreme Court Upholds Roe v. Wade, Expect an Uprising, by Willis L. Krumholz and Robert Delahunty. “The majority of Americans support limiting abortions to the first 15 weeks of gestation, as is common in Europe. Most abortions occur before 12 weeks. Yet the people of Mississippi or any other state are precluded by a group of unelected lawyers from using the democratic process to restrict abortion even at 15 weeks? Such an antidemocratic setup makes America’s entire political system brittle, and ripe for a crackup far more momentous than Trump’s election.” Read more here.
Biden Replaces Women With ‘Birthing People’ in Woke 2022 Budget, by Spencer Brown. “’Birthing people’ (along with its related term ‘chest feeder’) is nonsense leftist gobbledygook that’s used to signal tolerance because, of course, saying that women are the exclusive source of children is exclusionary. Or something. Biology means nothing, science is out the window, and to argue otherwise makes you a terrible person, or so leftists—and exceedingly more Democrats including the President of the United States—say.” Read more here.
Pork-Stuffed Bill About to Pass Senate Enables Splicing Aborted Babies With Animals, by Haley Strack. “The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, or so-called ‘Endless Frontier Act,’ has been lauded as a force against China’s technological dominance, but it’s turning into a giant pile of special-interest pork that increases taxpayer outlays for grotesque medical research that splices the bodies of animals with those of aborted human babies.” Read more here.
HHS Puts Abortion Special Interests Over Healthcare, by Denise Harle. “…[T]he text of the statute specifically provides that the funds cannot go to ‘programs where abortion is a method of family planning.’ But the Biden HHS’s proposed Title X rule changes would contradict that clear text in the most egregious way, allowing abortions to be intermingled with Title X services — and then requiring all recipients of Title X funds to counsel and refer women for abortions.” Read more here.
The Inconvenient Truth About LGBTQ+ Activism, by Michael Brown. “…[T]he vast majority of these Gen Z adults who identify as LGBT say they are bisexual, which points more to experimentation or confusion or breaking the norms than it does to a deep, innate sense of being different. And this, in turn, points back to the fruits of the sexual revolution, in particular, the effects of LGBTQ+ indoctrination and activism. And this leads back to my question, what are we do to?” Read more here.
Tinkering With Embryos Up to a Limit of 14 Days Is Wrong. What Happens When the Limit Vanishes? by David Albert Jones and Michael Wee. “These new proposals constitute a rule on embryo experimentation that is, in effect, a shifting goalpost. Considering that abortion is legal up to 24 weeks in Britain, or up to birth for babies with disabilities, one must wonder what principle would protect unborn infants from experimentation up to, or beyond, these same limits.” Read more here.
Scottish Feminist Criminally Charged for Tweets Opposing Gender Self-Identification, by Jonathan Turley. “What is particularly concerning in this case is that Millar was not told which of her tweets were deemed ‘malicious.’ Millar has thousands of tweets and was told that the charge is based on tweets between 2019 and 2020… After she emerged from the station, she quoted the novelist Salman Rushdie: ‘Nobody has the right to not be offended. That right doesn’t exist in any declaration I have ever read.’” Read more here.
As Mexico Votes, Transgender Self-ID Makes a Joke of Gender Parity in Politics, by Michael Cook. “The Tlaxcala electoral commission carried on a spirited debate… Its members concluded that it was wrong to doubt the reality of the candidates’ gender self-identification and that there was no evidence to support allegations of a bogus transition. How could there be? Only the candidates know whether they are male or female or whatever. Biology has nothing to do with it.” Read more here.
Corporations Don’t Care About Gay Rights – Just Money, by Tom Joyce. “Disney has no problem playing both sides of the issue so it can make as much money as possible. It sells Pride Month merchandise online, and its Twitter cover photo now includes a pride flag… This is the same Disney that removed a kiss between two female characters from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker when showing the movie in Singapore… Both prison time and caning are legal punishments for gay people in Singapore.” Read more here.
Why Instagram for Kids? by Karl D. Stephan. “Rather than further erode the influence and authority of parents over their children by taking even more of the child’s attention away from the live human beings who care for them and using them as a means of profit as well as providing a dubious service that so far they have done fine without, I hope that Zuckerberg listens to the attorneys general and declares the under-13 set sacrosanct from further intrusions by his firm.” Read more here.
Biden Budget Would Scrap Decades of Consensus on Not Funding Abortion, by Melanie Israel. “Biden’s call for more funding for Title X comes amid his plan to strip the program of important pro-life protections implemented during the Trump administration. Without those protections, abortion providers, such as Planned Parenthood, would be free to commingle their federally subsidized family planning activities with their abortion activities—in a clear violation of the legislative intent of the Title X statute.” Read more here.
Corporate LGBT Pride Pushes the End of the Constitution, Not Inclusion, by Elle Reynolds. “The marketing branches of these corporations pretend the Equality Act would simply recognize that people in the LGBT community have the same human rights anyone else does. But in actuality, the Equality Act would strip religious liberties, freedom of speech, parental rights, and the safety and privacy of women and girls.” Read more here.
Canada’s Shame: Parliament Refuses to Condemn Sex-Selective Abortion, by Michael Cook. “The issue, of course, is abortion. Whatever the MPs’ views on ‘gendercide,’ they believe that a vote against sex-selective abortion must be a vote against abortion. And that is unthinkable. ‘The debate is over,’ Ms. Monsef declared. ‘Women and women alone are in control of their bodies and their health care choices. This is not a place for politicians to weigh in.’ Maybe the debate is over, but that is bad news for girls in countries like India.” Read more here.
Is Grafting Dead Babies’ Scalps onto Lab Rats Any Better Than Child Sacrifice? by Joe Allen. “Another study, published in Nature, shows pictures of infants’ scalps growing on the backs of pitiful rodents. The viewer knows the soft hair should be growing on a child’s head, but isn’t. The conscience revolts. The spell is broken. You begin to wonder whether any potential benefits to those who are alive are worth something like this.” Read more here.
These Transgender Individuals Regret Transitioning. Parents Need to Hear Their Stories, by Nicole Russell. “Not only did the school’s policy violate the parents’ constitutional rights, but perhaps more importantly, the parents did the right thing in their care for their daughter. The school attempted to subvert their authority and pushed the idea of a transition down their daughter’s proverbial throat, even though they eventually were proven to be hasty and wrong.” Read more here.
The 6th Circuit Was Right: My University Can’t Force Me to Endorse Ideas I Disagree With, by Nicholas Meriwether. “…[T]ransgender ideology is no harmless dysphoria. Falsehoods are rarely harmless, which is why I won’t endorse them. For thousands of children, it leads to intentional infertility through ‘puberty blockers’ and the surgical removal of reproductive organs, all based on confusion that frequently dissipates over time. Endorsing an ideology unsupported by science and that inflicts enormous damage on hurting people is far from compassionate.” Read more here.
In First 100 Days, Biden Redirects U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Abortion, by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. “In public statements in international forums, as well as behind the scenes during multilateral negotiations, Biden appointees have spoken out in favor of ‘sexual and reproductive health and rights,’ a concept that has never been accepted by consensus in the UN General Assembly, but which is understood by its proponents as including a right to abortion and other controversial elements.” Read more here.
Why Would Planned Parenthood Care About Donor Disclosure Laws When HHS Is Handing Them Millions of Taxpayer Dollars? by Rachel N. Morrison. “Although Planned Parenthood’s conspicuous silence on the matter appears surprising, it is not so shocking given that Harris and Becerra are funneling taxpayer funds to Planned Parenthood in amounts that will more than make up for any donor shortfalls. Why let a little thing like past disputes over principles get in the way of such a lucrative friendship?” Read more here.
I am a Mother to a Son With Gender Dysphoria. Here Is My Message to Elected Officials, by Crystal. “Accompanying gender dysphoria are issues such as autism, which many counselors don’t take the time to understand. But, the gender affirmation-only approach in states like New Jersey only encourages our children and young adults to transition. We would serve our children better by providing them with proper mental evaluations as to why they experience anxiety in their real bodies.” Read more here.
Institutions Are Destroying Themselves to Appease Science-Denying Transgender Activists, by Zachary Faria. “The extent to which institutions will bend to accommodate the fictional worldview of transgender activists is absurd… The institutional rot of social justice is most evident when it comes to this issue, where dissent is silenced and biology is warped to fit the ideological view of whatever activists demand. These institutions sacrifice their dignity and their independence to please angry ideologues, and it will only get worse before it gets better.” Read more here.
Studies Prove Pro-Life Laws Save Babies From Abortions, by Paul Stark. “Take parental involvement laws. Numerous studies show that these measures reduce the rate of abortion among minors. A study in the American Journal of Public Health, for example, found that the minor abortion rate in Minnesota dropped 28 percent in the years immediately following enactment of Minnesota’s parental notification law (the abortion rate did not decline among women ages 20-44, who were unaffected by the law).” Read more here.
Joe Biden Wants to Overturn Pro-Life Law That Has Saved 2.5 Million Babies From Abortions, by Liberty Counsel. “The Biden administration’s pro-death radical agenda continues as the fiscal 2022 budget proposal includes eliminating the Hyde Amendment, which will destroy a 40-year ban on federal funding for abortions and force taxpayers to pay for the intentional killing of unborn babies.” Read more here.
Meet ‘Gegi,’ the Unicorn Schools Are Using to Turn Young Children Into Trans Activists, by Georgia Howe. “Until very recently in human history, having separate restrooms, sports teams, and sleeping quarters for boys and girls was the norm. However, according to Airton, ‘with these new human rights protections, [those] might actually constitute discrimination,’ and children should be equipped with the knowledge to confront that ‘discrimination.’” Read more here.
Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife: ‘Blue’s Clues’ Is Trans-Propagandizing Preschoolers, by Joy Pullman. “…[T]he only thing that sets LGBT people apart from others is their sexual behavior. Therefore, to talk about the ‘LGBT community’ with preschoolers is to talk about sex. And not ‘sex’ as in age-appropriate basic human biology — men have certain body parts, women have others, and together those parts can make babies — but R-rated sexual techniques like anal sex, oral sex, and masturbation.” Read more here.
From Mickey Mouse to Tony the Tiger, Brands Improperly Target Kids for Pride Month, by Nicole Russell. “Pride Month, and particularly the parades that are staged nationwide throughout the month, often feature drag queens, whose appearance would be confusing to most children. The inherently sexual nature of LGBTQ issues makes the topic inappropriate for children who have yet to understand, let alone wonder about, their own gender, sex, or identity.” Read more here.
Biden’s $6 Trillion Spending Proposal Forces American Taxpayers to Fund Abortions, by Jordan Davidson. “Since the 1970s, Congress has included the Hyde Amendment in spending bills to prevent taxpayer dollars from funding abortions except if the mother’s life is in danger, she was raped, or there was incest. Biden’s newest spending plan excludes this provision protecting Americans’ consciences and instead reinstates giving federal finances out to cover killing babies.” Read more here.
Hi, Doc, I’d Like to Order Some Chemo, Please, by Lynn Meagher. “…[I]magine that thousands of children were given chemo, with no diagnostic tests. Imagine further, that the patients began complaining that parts of their bodies were disturbing to them and asked the doctors to remove those healthy body parts. Imagine that the doctors all complied… Can you just picture the outrage? The lawsuits? The media coverage? Nope. Silence… Now open your eyes. It’s actually happening. It’s called ‘gender therapy.’” Read more here.
Incarcerated Women Brace for Influx of Male Inmates, by Abigail Shrier. “For the moment, the transfers are arriving from male prison. But under California law (and … presumably all states, if the Equality Act passes), male convicts will soon not need to begin their sentence at the male prison. They will simply identify as women at time of conviction and go straight into women’s prison as ‘female inmates.’ In other words, they may soon be untraceable by journalists or feminist groups who would want to know how the women trapped in this experiment are faring.” Read more here.
U.S. Taxpayers Don’t Want to Fund Abortion, by Katie Yoder. “Abortion activists frequently argue that abortion should be a private ‘choice’ between a woman and her doctor. But when millions of taxpayers are forced to pay for that choice – one that results in the destruction of a human life – abortion becomes a public issue in an unmistakable way.” Read more here.
Transgender Ideology Versus the Truth Business, by Washington Examiner. “Culture warriors … note the demands of good manners … and leverage this to demand that society as a whole toss aside the notion of biological sex. They say that we may not call biological males ‘males’ if they identify as girls. The culture warriors don’t want to let Mitchell voice her objection to being cheated out of success by boys competing as girls. Instead, they bully newspapers to describe male athletes as ‘transgender athletes.’” Read more here.
China’s New Three-Child Policy Is Nothing to Celebrate, by Reggie Littlejohn. “Most couples in China are not willing to have a second child of either gender, largely because of the expense. For this reason, China did not experience the baby boom it had expected when it moved to the two-child policy in 2016. Indeed, its birth rate has plummeted to the lowest in decades. It is facing a demographic crisis because of its rapidly ageing population. The move to a three-child policy is too little, too late to avert this impending disaster.” Read more here.
Biden Twists History, Using an Islamic Terror Attack as an Excuse to Force His LGBT Agenda, by Tyler O’Neil. “This statement ignores the fact that various aspects of American society, from public schools to literature to corporate America to the Biden administration itself, bend over backwards to kowtow to LGBT activist demands, even to the point of endangering key fundamental rights like free speech and religious freedom. While some people who identify as LGBT do face limited hostility, the LGBT activist movement enjoys immense sway.” Read more here.
‘Gender Nullification Surgery’ Enables ‘Non-Binary’ Patients to Achieve ‘Smooth Genital Area,’ by Georgia Howe. “…[M]y immediate reaction is this is wildly predatory on the part of these doctors. It should be plainly evident to anyone, regardless of medical credential, that a person who wants to remove all genitals, or add supplementary genitals, is someone who requires far more care and counseling than just superficial plastic surgery. I don’t mean to be insensitive to the ‘enbys,’ but this is insane and astonishingly exploitative.” Read more here.
Virginia County’s ‘Diverse Book Collection’ Spotlights Radical Agenda Coming to K-12 Schools, by Jarrett Stepman. “The book ‘Ana on the Edge,’ recommended to sixth graders, is about a female figure skater who meets a girl who ‘identifies’ as a boy and wants to identify as a boy herself… At the eighth-grade level and above, the number of books about transgenderism, bisexuality, homosexuality, and with racial and gender identity topics explodes.” Read more here.
Boom in LGBT Content for Children: Queer Is in, Christian Is Out, by Jonathon Van Maren. “Now that indoctrination is both institutionalized and commercialized, you’re called a conspiracy theorist, bigot, and homophobe for pointing this out. Queer is in, Christian is out, and all you can do is ensure that you keep a close eye on your kids at the library, at Barnes and Noble, and online. The LGBT activists certainly will be.” Read more here.
Kellogg’s LGBT-Themed Cereal Features Preferred Pronouns on Box, by Tony Perkins. “There are rainbow Skittles, gay Mickey Mouses, custom Converse, even Love Is Love Le Creuset, but they’re coming on the market at a time when most Americans are saying: ‘Enough!’ They don’t want their cereal preaching transgenderism or their drinks fighting voter ID… So when Fruit Loops tries to serve up new genders, don’t be surprised if he, she, they, or them don’t buy it.” Read more here.
Chemical Abortion: Coming Soon to a Mailbox Near You, by Tessa Longbons and Hannah Howard. “When the in-person requirement is removed, the risk increases dramatically. Without an ultrasound, doctors cannot confirm the age or location of the pregnancy. Instead, women could inadvertently be prescribed the pills at later gestations, when chemical abortion becomes less effective and more dangerous. If a woman has an ectopic pregnancy, which cannot be alleviated by chemical abortion, her life will be at risk.” Read more here.
Lego Releases Set Celebrating ‘LGBTQIA+’ Figures, Drag Queens, by Tony Perkins. “If Lego wants to trot down this same controversial path, it’ll learn pretty quickly that American parents aren’t interested in its building blocks of indoctrination. Most U.S. consumers are wide awake, thanks to the cancel culture, and they’re not about to let a major decision by Lego corrupt a playful tradition that they loved as children themselves.” Read more here.
The Stealthy Cancelling of Mummy Knows Best, by Lizzie Troughton. “Parents need to be aware and suspicious of the trend of sidelining them with the reassurance of ‘trust me, I’m from the government’, advocacy needs effectively to target the policy-makers and school management, and law needs to be clearly and persuasively articulated. Without this, the movement to sexualise children through a public broker will see parental primacy become a memory.” Read more here.
Transgender Activists Do Not Want You to Hear Stories of ‘Gender Transition’ Regret, by Madeline Osburn. “If ‘detransitioning’ wasn’t a growing trend and did not undermine so much of the transgender movement’s message, then by their own logic, they would let them ‘live their truth.’ Maybe even add another letter to the LGBTQQIP2SAA community that supposedly affirms all non-traditional patterns of sexuality and gender.” Read more here.
Biden Administration Promotes LGBTQI Rights in Foreign Policy, Threatening International Religious Freedom, by Grace Melton. “It further promises to fight ‘homophobia’ and ‘transphobia,’ which means that the US military is now effectively charged with pressuring other countries to change their domestic laws and policies dealing with sexual conduct and other sensitive moral issues. Military leaders are now simultaneously charged with promoting relationships with allies and also promoting LGBTQI+ tolerance and policies. It may prove very difficult to do both.” Read more here.
There Is Nothing Sexist About Opposing At-Home Abortions, by Georgia Gilholy. “It is … impossible to estimate a pregnancy’s gestation over the phone. As of December 2020, there were at least 52 cases reported to the Department of Health and Social Care of women who used pills-by-post beyond 10 weeks gestation, including a case where the pregnancy was a month on from the legal time limit.” Read more here.
‘Gender Fluid’ Celebrities Like Demi Lovato Are Defining New Moral Relativism, by Nicole Russell. “A common misconception is that people are now less afraid to announce themselves as nonbinary thanks to the prevalence of the LGBTQ community in everyday life. However, it makes more sense to view the wave of new nonbinary people as a popularity contest, a contagious frenzy: Making such a claim grants attention to stars who crave it.” Read more here.
Abortion Always Kills a Baby, by Chelsey Youman. “A woman may be capable of undergoing an abortion without permanent physical damage, but an innocent human life is always violently ended. During abortion procedures, babies were once burned alive with saline solution; today, they are more often pulled to bloody pieces while alive by a surgeon’s instruments or expelled in a bloody clump by ‘safe and effective’ pills. This kind of killing is what ‘terminating a pregnancy’ really means.” Read more here.
Trans Ideology Is Warping Our Justice System, by Jo Bartosch. “It is exceptionally rare for women to be convicted of crimes such as those of Brennan, Watts, Wilson and Thompson – 98 per cent of those prosecuted for sexual offences are male, as are 93 per cent of those found to be possessing weapons… Recognising these sex-based patterns of offending is vital for policy and for the protection of the public. But the recording of crimes committed by men as if they were women threatens to significantly distort the figures.” Read more here.
I Was the Fastest Girl in Connecticut. But Transgender Athletes Made It an Unfair Fight, by Chelsea Mitchell. “…[M]ales have massive physical advantages. Their bodies are simply bigger and stronger on average than female bodies… But Connecticut officials are determined to ignore the obvious. And unfortunately, a federal district court recently dismissed our case. The court’s decision to do so tells women and girls that their feelings and opportunities don’t matter, and that they can’t expect anyone to stand up for their dignity and their rights.” Read more here.
Eliminating People With Down Syndrome Deprives Our Society of Love and Joy, by Eric Schmitt. “Despite these advances, the Down syndrome community today faces an existential threat even greater than the medicalized discrimination of the twentieth century. Due to advances in prenatal screening technology, persons with Down syndrome are targeted for abortion at extreme rates before they are born. In the United States, somewhere between 67 and 91 percent of all infants with Down syndrome are eliminated by abortion.” Read more here.
Xavier Becerra Spearheads Unscientific, Anti-Religious Policy at Biden’s HHS, by Matt Bowman. “Rewriting the meaning of ‘male’ and ‘female’ in the context of medicine is not only anti-science; it’s madness. Hospitals and doctors would be required to do dangerous things such as falsely list females as males in medical charts and codes, adhering to the patient’s gender identity rather than biology. Indeed, a new field of ‘gender-specific medicine’ is being created to supplant basic biological fact.” Read more here.
Why Can’t Academia Tolerate Dissent on Biological Sex? by John Staddon. “We remain uncertain about less-well-established socio-cultural (gender) differences between males and females. Not all gender questions can be decided by science, but political and even ethical decisions that ignore established biology are unlikely to be wise. A Pavlovian reaction to mild dissent is unlikely to advance our understanding.” Read more here.
Family and Marriage Paid Dividends During COVID-19 Lockdowns, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “According to University of Texas at Austin professor Mark Regnerus, recent surveys on marriage wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic show that satisfaction and wellbeing within marriage have remained steady during lockdowns, with significant surveys reporting marriages being stronger despite the stress of the pandemic.” Read more here.
A Back Door Attempt to Include a Right to Abortion, by FSSPX News. “The European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) is trying to enshrine abortion rights in the European Union (EU) through the back door… This fraudulent and cautious attempt to introduce a ‘right to abortion’ and to deny conscientious objection is troubling. Unfortunately, this one is gaining ground. This is all the more reason to oppose it in every way, as long as possible.” Read more here.
The Big One? The Supreme Court Accepts Case That Could Deliver a Lethal Blow to Roe, by Jonathan Turley. “Roe was deemed a great victory because it removed abortion rights from legislative discretion by making it a constitutional imperative. Now, Biden is planning to snatch away any legislative discretion given back to the states by preempting state laws on abortion. Before Roe, abortion was viewed as a core state issue that left policies to the voters of each state. The Biden administration would effectively seize any legislative discretion and federalize abortion law.” Read more here.
Over Legal Objections, Biden Moves to Reinstate Family Planning Funds for Abortion Providers, by Melanie Israel. “…[T]he Biden administration has proposed a rule to reverse the Trump administration’s pro-life policies and allow Title X activity to be conducted alongside abortion activity without strict physical and financial separation. The rule would require grantees to refer for abortions, despite sincere moral or religious objections, effectively banning otherwise qualified pro-life grantees from participating.” Read more here.
Transgenderism: All of These Minor Changes Amount to a Cultural Sea Change, by Jonathon Van Maren. “Sure, I get that in the grand scheme of things a cereal company launching a Pride Month Kellogg’s box telling kids to pick their pronouns (‘they/them’ being a grammatically confusing option) is minor, but the reality is that all of these minor changes amount to a cultural sea change that has been surging up the beach, inch by inch.” Read more here.
Fact-Check Sticks It to Biden’s HHS Secretary for Denying Existence of Federal Abortion Law, by Rebecca Downs. “…Health & Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra went before a a [sic] House Energy and Commerce Committee, where he was asked by multiple Republican congressmen about the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003... Becerra denied the existence of the law, leading him to be fact-checked by PolitiFact, which rated his claim as ‘false.’” Read more here.
Five Ways the Pandemic Affected Families, by Robert VerBruggen. “A study published in April put together divorce and marriage numbers for a handful of states with available records. Marriages and divorces both fell in the early months of the pandemic, and they didn’t fully rebound in some states, leaving a ‘shortfall.’ Interestingly, measures of marital contentment also rose in 2020, raising the possibility that some divorces were averted altogether.” Read more here.
Roe v. Wade in Crosshairs as Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Major Abortion Case, by Sarah Parshall Perry. “Perhaps the court will take this opportunity to reconsider Roe v. Wade and to see it for what it was – an unwarranted and unwise power grab in which the court crafted a ‘constitutional’ right to abortion out of thin air. Overturning Roe would return abortion policy to the states where it belongs…” Read more here.
Biden Abandons Religious Freedom as First Among Rights, by Grace Melton. “Blinken’s repudiation of the commission’s report is purely political; because the commission highlighted the importance of religious freedom, the progressive left saw the report as presenting a stumbling block to advancing abortion and LGBTQ rights, which are top priorities of the Biden administration.” Read more here.
Supreme Court Abortion Case May Reverse a Key Aspect of Roe v. Wade, by Tyler O’Neil. “The Court’s viability standard allows a woman to kill the baby within her until the baby can survive outside the womb. The Court will not likely rule that the Constitution protects human life from the moment of conception, but it may allow states to ban abortion before the point of viability, reversing a key aspect of Roe v. Wade.” Read more here.
The NCAA Was All Threats and Bluster Against Non-Trans Athlete States, but It Just Crumpled Like a Cheap Suit, by Brandon Morse. “…[I]f you stand firm in the face of threats from the left, chances are that you’re going to win in the end. As you can see, the NCAA’s bluff was proven to be just that, and any state still worried about being punished by the organization for making it clear that a woman is a woman and a man is a man, especially in sports, should now move to do the same as Tennessee or Alabama.” Read more here.
Xavier Becerra Lies About Partial-Birth Abortion, by Marjorie Dannenfelser. “During a congressional hearing last week, … Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra repeatedly denied the existence of a federal ban on barbaric partial-birth abortions that has been law for 18 years. Even under the most pro-abortion administration in history, where such shameless lies are par for the course, a new low has been set.” Read more here.
Transgender Activist Triggered by Greeting ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ on Train, by Jonathon Van Maren. “There are now dozens of genders and dozens of pronouns. Conductors cannot welcome Zees and Zirs; I suspect not even trans activists can conjugate more than a handful of these fictitious formulations. And so, instead, conductors and everyone else will just have to dispense with the pleasantries altogether. A victory, I’m sure you’ll agree, for everyone.” Read more here.
Overturn Roe, by National Review Editors. “…[W]ith each passing year, modern medicine finds new ways to save babies delivered earlier and earlier, and modern science finds new ways to bring us face to face with the elementary biological fact that the unborn are individual human beings. Roe was supposed to make law rest on science instead of text and tradition, but real science accepts new discoveries.” Read more here.
The Stakes of the Supreme Court’s New Abortion Case, by Dan McLaughlin. “While that case appears unlikely to settle the 48-year war over the constitutional status of abortion, it offers the first opportunity to witness the 6–3 majority of George W. Bush and Donald Trump appointees in action on the abortion issue. And because the case involves a direct ban on some abortions, rather than a regulation, it potentially puts the entire edifice of Roe v. Wade in the crosshairs.” Read more here.
Kids Can Explore Pronoun Options on Box of Kellogg’s New ‘Pride’ Cereal, by Jonathon Van Maren. “…Kellogg’s went above and beyond to ensure that your kids can go woke just after waking. On the side of the box, children are asked to choose their pronouns, with options like ‘he/him,’ ‘she/her,’ and ‘they/them,’ which, if you haven’t been keeping up, isn’t plural so much as ‘nonbinary’ or just bewildered. There are also some helpful blanks spaces in case you want to fill in your own, because at this stage in the revolution we’re just making stuff up and everyone has to go along with it.” Read more here.
The Case for Medical Conscientious Objection, by Brian Bird. “The basic motivation for conscientious objection is that the health-care service at issue does not help but harms: It injures health and is not care. Physicians who conscientiously refuse to intentionally terminate a patient’s life do so because health care, in their moral judgment, excludes killing. Health care, in their view, seeks to alleviate suffering while preserving life… If health care is laden with moral issues, it is dangerous to restrict the moral agency of health-care workers.” Read more here.
Here’s What ‘Partial-Birth Abortion’ Means, by Katie Yoder. “The secretary of Health and Human Services recently dodged a question about ‘partial-birth abortion’ by claiming that it isn’t a ‘medical term.’ But it’s a term that both Congress and the Supreme Court have carefully described – and the definition is shockingly gruesome.” Read more here.
Don’t Mix Up Adoption and Maternal Health, Worthy Causes, With Abortion, by Kathryn Jean Lopez. “Garcia was adopted as an infant. She is in a unique position to change the way our national debate about abortion looks. She could uniquely be a voice for the young scared black and Hispanic girls going into that very clinic day in and day out, and for their babies. The girls could choose adoption and allow the next Kathryn to be born — if we’d rally behind real options.” Read more here.
Don’t Ban So-Called ‘Conversion Therapy,’ by Andrea Williams. “Boris Johnson has since suggested that prayer will not be criminalised, but just what would be criminalised? Conversations about sexual attractions appear to be the target. No free society should ever contemplate criminalising private conversations, yet this is what the government seems intent on doing. Anyone who cares about free speech should realise just how totalitarian and oppressive banning certain types of consensual conversations actually is.” Read more here.
Biden’s HHS Is Lying About Title X to Push Abortion, by Ryan Bomberger. “There is no health equity when it comes to abortion. Women bear the brunt of the physiological and psychological consequences of abortion. Men don’t. There is no health equity, regardless of hue of skin or socioeconomic status, if you’re a victim of abortion. The Biden administration is lying to the American public about Title X… The only thing that should be aborted is the new rule wrapped in old lies.” Read more here.
There Is No Way to ‘Fix’ the Equality Act. It’s Identity Politics or Equality Before the Law, and Republicans Must Choose, by Joy Pullmann. “Statistically speaking, nobody wants gay people forced to die alone without their families, or denied health insurance or a place to sleep at night. There are legal solutions to all such things that don’t involve erasing women’s sports and forcing Christian churches to be bankrupted by lawsuits from anti-religious cranks with axes to grind.” Read more here.
Pro-Abortion Group Too Extreme Even for NARAL Pays for Employee Abortions, by Rebecca Downs. “If you’re looking for an example of disgusting pro-abortion promotion on display, look no further than Avow, a group so extreme that they used to be NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, but ended up splitting to be even more pro-abortion. As Live Action exposed, Avow’s executive director Aimee Arrambide brazenly shared in an interview with ReproJobs that employees and their family members are provided with a stipend for abortions, to the tune of $3,000…” Read more here.
Doctor: Time for Transgender Treatment Industry to ‘Follow the Science,’ by Dr. Patrick Lappert. “Over 80% of children treated this way abandon their cross-sex idea of themselves by late adolescence. However, if you let them fall into the hands of the transgender treatment industry, virtually 100% will continue to suffer from gender dysphoria, and will ultimately have the same high risk of self-harm… This is no longer in doubt. This is why Sweden, Finland, and the UK have abandoned the use of puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones and surgery in gender confused children.” Read more here.
The LGBT Movement’s Destructive History and Legacy, by Thomas Coy. “The most widespread intimidation tactic of the LGBT movement has been the creation of the word’s ‘homophobia,’ ‘homophobic,’ ‘homophobe,’ and recently ‘transphobia.’ These terms do not mean fear of homosexuals or transgenders. Rather, they mean being opposed to LGBT social objectives… The terms are meant to slander, shame, and intimidate, in the same manner a racist or bigot uses slanderous words to demean people they don’t like.” Read more here.
Russia: How Will Re-Training of Foreign-Trained Clergy Be Implemented? by Victoria Arnold. “While the number of people affected by the re-training requirement is likely to be small, as most clergy, religious teachers and missionaries in Russia now undergo any formal training inside the country, the burden for those individuals and communities which are affected may turn out to be considerable in terms of costs, bureaucracy and potential problems with law enforcement agencies.” Read more here.
When Sons Become Daughters, Part V: The Links Between Trans Identity, Gifted Minds, Categorical Thinking – and Anime, by Angus Fox. “Parents of trans-identified boys mention anime repeatedly. The animation style seems to loom large in the lives of many—at least half—of the young men whose stories I’m telling. Many of these boys have anime alter-egos, which function as a sort of stand-in for their real-life trans personae. Two of the boys whose parents I’ve met have even named themselves after the same anime character.” Read more here.
For the G7 [Comprehensive Sexuality Education] Is a Priority, by Luca Volontè. “One has to be speechless when one realizes that the foreign and development policy priority of the seven strongest economies in the world is girls’ education which includes the explicit support of both comprehensive sexuality education (in which early sex, contraceptive use and abortion are included), as well as reproductive health (which has become the equivalent of abortion). Another attack on the health and dignity of women and their freedom to be mothers.” Read more here.
Let’s Give American Families More Time for ‘Kinder and Kirche,’ by Samuel J. Abrams. “As President Biden and many in Congress push for countless new programs that grow the reach of government, citizens should ask for more support around time for faith and family. This is not suggesting that the government regulate personal time but simply help make kinder and kirche easier for millions of Americans. …[W]e have clear evidence demonstrating just how critical these institutions are toward promoting community stability and connectivity.” Read more here.
This Biden Cabinet Member’s Disregard for Violation of Federal Abortion Law Is Disturbing, by Rebecca Downs. “What do you know, the hyperpartisan and super pro-abortion Health & Human Services Secretary, Xavier Becerra, is ignorant on federal law which prohibits the gruesome practice of partial-birth abortion, a procedure which entailed partially delivering a baby, and then either crushing the skull or removing the brain.” Read more here.
Two New Studies May Upend Current Attitudes Toward Sexual Orientation Change Efforts, by Doug Mainwaring. “A second flaw in the majority of LGBT psychological studies is that they’ve failed to take into account pre-[sexual orientation change effort] levels of distress. In other words, researchers failed to ask each participant if they were suicidal before entering counseling to change. The studies only asked ‘Did you attempt SOCE?’ and if so, ‘What is your suicidal tendency now?’” Read more here.
By Blessing Homosexual Unions, German Catholics Are Fomenting Schism – Again, by John Daniel Davidson. “The German Catholics are at it again. Catholic priests across Germany have been blessing same-sex unions this week in open defiance of the Vatican, which explicitly forbade such practices in March, reflecting long-settled and unchangeable Church doctrine.” Read more here.
The United Kingdom Forced Northern Ireland to Legalize Abortion, and the Irish Are Fighting Back, by James Silberman. “The U.K. government has made clear its intentions of forcing legalized abortion on Northern Ireland, but the Northern Irish are making just as clear their intentions of defying Westminster’s tyranny.” Read more here.
Gender Identity Counselling Is Not ‘Conversion Therapy,’ by Joanna Williams. “Alarmingly, the proposed legislation lumps together sexual orientation and gender identity. This makes a ban on conversion therapy very 2021 indeed, and no doubt reveals the motivation of those advocating for it now. Those shouting loudest for bans on conversion therapy are those most likely to demand ‘positive affirmation’ for people questioning their gender identity.” Read more here.
HHS to Force Religious Hospitals, Doctors to Prescribe Puberty Blockers and Perform Sex-Reassignment Surgeries, by Bruce Hausknecht. “HHS failed to mention that doctors and hospitals have conscience as well as medical reasons to avoid performing such questionable surgeries and procedures. The agency framed its action in such a way as to imply that hospitals and doctors were turning away patients simply because they are LGBT.” Read more here.
No, a Four-Year-Old Girl Is Not ‘Really’ a Boy, by Jo Bartosch. “Part of being a child is not knowing where the boundary lies between fantasy and fiction. I remember vividly believing I was the queen and that I could fly. My teachers were not expected to call me Her Majesty, nor to congratulate my imaginary aerobatic skills. It is cruel and unnecessary to give kids a clout for expressing themselves. But much more cruel is for parents to abdicate responsibility and allow themselves to be led by infantile fantasies.” Read more here.
Artificial Wombs and the Right to Life, by Phillip Wozniak and Ashley Fernandes. “Some have defended a right to the death of the fetus based on, variously, a right not to be a biological parent, a right to genetic privacy, and property rights. Others have argued that the advent of [artificial womb technology] requires creating a third status of being, conceptually between fetus (in the womb of the mother) and neonate (newborn baby independent of its mother’s body).” Read more here.
LGBT Rebellion Against the Body Is Making Casualties of More Foster Children, by Nathanael Blake. “Indeed, we all owe our very existence to the embodied difference between men and women. And mothers and fathers matter for raising children, as well as begetting them. This is why faithful Christian adoption agencies do not place children with same-sex couples. Doing so deliberately deprives an already traumatized child of either an adoptive mother or a father.” Read more here.
NY Photographer Challenges State Sexual Orientation and Gender Law That Stifles Her Artistic Freedom, by Bryan Neihart. “…[W]hile New York promotes some artists, it punishes those like Emilee. New York’s laws force Emilee to create photographs and blog posts celebrating same-sex weddings and publish them on her own website because she does the same for weddings between a man and a woman. New York officials incorrectly label Emilee’s artistic choices as ‘discrimination’ to try to paper over the fact that they just disagree with Emilee’s views.” Read more here.
Including Queer Sexuality Actually Means Excluding Women, by Glenn T. Stanton. “Before our eyes, the trans movement is eclipsing the women’s movement. Literally and explicitly, gender studies have displaced women’s studies. Of course, the false and wholly manufactured claim that ‘trans rights are human rights’ cannot peacefully coexist with the inherently true claim that ‘women’s rights are human rights.’” Read more here.
Birth Dearth About Values, Not Economics, by Star Parker. “I don’t think our young people are avoiding marriage and children because of concerns about financial security. I think they are avoiding marriage and children because they don’t want marriage and children… The collapse of marriage, family and the national birthrate is the result of the secularization of our culture. Faith and values have been displaced by materialism and egotism.” Read more here.
What Happens When a Sex Shop Owner Runs the School Board? by Meg Kilgannon. “First grade students … were read a book in class about a child who claims to have ‘a boy body but a girl brain.’ When concerned parents complained that six-year-olds shouldn’t be confronted with such sensitive topics at school, the teacher explained that she was just following school policy. After all, the book is from the school library’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion collection, she informed the worried parents.” Read more here.
Claims That Planned Parenthood Saves Lives Are Contradicted by the Facts, by Brittany Raymer. “Between 1991 and 2020, there has been a 168.2% increase in the number of abortions performed at Planned Parenthood. When added all together, that’s 7,322,364 preborn lives that have ended at the hands of the nation’s largest abortion business. How Planned Parenthood is supposedly saving lives when over seven million souls are not here due to their efforts is unclear.” Read more here.
Swedish Hospital Bans Puberty Blockers, Cross-Sex Hormones for Gender Dysphoric Youths Under 16. We Should, Too, by Nicole Russell. “Caution seems far more prudent when it comes to a child’s growing body, especially through puberty, but when it comes to transgenderism, prudence, research, and facts have been actively cast aside. Patience, talk therapy, and time are rarely discussed as viable options within the LGBTQ community.” Read more here.
Lack of Money Isn’t the Reason Our Culture Hates Children, by Joy Pullmann. “The real barriers to more healthy American families are an unwillingness to sacrifice money and careers on behalf of kids’ best interests on the part of higher-income Americans, and an unwillingness to reserve child creation for the stability of marriage among lower-income Americans. On both sides of the income spectrum, it’s selfish choices that are harming the nation’s future. And money can’t solve selfishness.” Read more here.
Woke Semantics Like ‘Birthing Persons’ Erases [sic] Women, Ignores Real Problems in Women’s Health, by Madeline Osburn. “We hear testimonies like Bush’s and demand to know how a pregnant woman’s concerns could go ignored, all while hospitals focus on initiatives like replacing ‘breastfeeding’ with ‘chestfeeding’ and ‘breast milk’ with ‘human milk.’ ‘Birthing person’ is not just an innocent word. Adhering to the left’s language means adhering to their doctrine.” Read more here.
Biological Men in Women’s Weightlifting? The Numbers Show It’s Just as Absurd as It Sounds, by Zachary Faria. “The science is quite clear on this. World Rugby concluded that biological men were anywhere from 25% to 50% stronger than their female counterparts. Studies have found minimal decreases in muscle mass among transgender athletes even after a year of testosterone suppression, the arbitrary, unscientific time period upon which the International Olympic Committee bases its regulations.” Read more here.
Canadian Pastor Arrested and Dragged Off by SWAT Team on Busy Highway for ‘Inciting’ People to Go to Church, by Rebecca Downs. “I had written just over a week ago how a judge had granted a warrant for police to arrest Pastor Artur Pawlowski using ‘anything necessary,’ but still, watching a pastor getting arrested and dragged away on a Saturday on a busy highway, along with his brother, Dawid, isn’t something we should get used to, especially when it happens in a first world country, by authorities from our neighbor to the north.” Read more here.
‘Banning Transgender Athletes’ or Protecting Fairness in Women’s Sports? by Nicole Russell. “Banning transgender athletes sounds like something to get upset about; protecting fairness in women’s sports sounds benign. In a bizarre reversal, women’s rights are giving way to men who happen to identify as female and happen to want to compete in a sport they often never have won until they started competing against women.” Read more here.
The Pillars of Transgender Medicine Are Shaking, by Michael Cook. “There are a many journals and squillions of studies which support medical treatment of teenagers’ gender dysphoria. There is never any lack of highly-paid PhDs with active Twitter accounts to sprinkle the fairy dust of statistical jargon over ‘evidence.’ The question is whether their evidence is robust and trustworthy. From this point of view, the NICE study was devastating.” Read more here.
Scientists Want to Grow Babies in the Womb for 40 Days and Kill Them for Research, by Dr. Tara Sander Lee, Dr. David Prentice and Lila Rose. “The lead scientist of the ‘mouse in a bottle’ research team is calling for human beings to be next… Such thoughts and intentions are abhorrent. They set the stage for systematic exploitation of human beings. No human being should be considered disposable, brought into existence as a science experiment and then destroyed.” Read more here.
Using the Term ‘Birthing People’ Erases Women, by Ian Haworth. “The ability to create, protect, and deliver life is a miraculous gift bestowed solely upon women. Men cannot give birth. ‘People’ cannot give birth. Women can give birth. Trying to ram through terms like ‘birthing people’ erases women. The fact that it was uttered under the guise of ‘protecting’ mothers — while denying their basic feminine characteristics — makes it all the more despicable.” Read more here.
The Transgender Debate Has Become a Propaganda War, by Kurt Mahlburg. “There is a notable grassroots pushback against the transgender movement and the threat it poses to women and children. No doubt the Biden administration has played a central role in prompting this pushback… Everyday Americans and sane state legislatures are waking up to the issues. This is why the woke press senses the need to stoke fear and weaponise big business in the culture wars.” Read more here.
Biden Says He Has the Transgender Community’s Back. What Does That Mean? by W. James Antle III. “President Joe Biden had a message in his first address to a joint session of Congress. ‘To all transgender Americans … I want you to know your president has your back.’ The context is a spate of bills in predominantly Republican states that seek to prevent either transgender athletes from competing against biological girls in girls sports or that restrict gender-transitioning treatments for minors. The Biden administration would like to reverse this trend, but its legal options are limited.” Read more here.
Conversion Therapy Bans: Enforcing a Faulty Anthropology on Sex and Gender, by Darius Lee. “While concerns about violent, coercive, fraudulent, or manipulative conduct are legitimate, these are already prohibited under existing laws across all liberal democracies. Instead, by imposing ‘affirmation’ as the only acceptable approach to sexual orientation and gender identity, conversion therapy bans go beyond merely prohibiting harmful conduct to enshrine and enforce a new—and deeply harmful—moral dogma on sex and gender.” Read more here.
How ‘Love Is Love’ Leads to Sexless ‘Marriages Between Friends,’ by Glenn T. Stanton. “So marriage continues to become something else that it has never been. What we are witnessing here is simply the long continuation and devolution of something that started decades ago. Sociologists have called this development ‘expressive marriage,’ or marriage as self-actualization — whatever brings meaning and happiness to the lives of the adults involved.” Read more here.
New Bill Will Ensure Abstinence Until Marriage Is the Focus for Sex Education in Ohio, by Linda Harvey. “The bill … requires that abstinence education include teaching risk avoidance of other unhealthy behaviors like alcohol and drug use, dating violence, bullying, gambling, pornography, and human trafficking and encourage optimal health for all students. This bill would also require schools to inform parents in detail if they plan to teach any other type of sex education. And then, schools must have written permission from parents before they teach this alternative kind of sex-ed, an ‘opt-in’ requirement.” Read more here.
Why Are the Police Handcuffing Street Preachers? by Paul Coleman. “The same consequence-free approach can be said of so-called ‘hate incidents.’ It doesn’t matter that a ‘hate incident’ is, by definition, not a crime. It doesn’t matter that no proof is needed. The subjective perception of ‘hate’ is enough for the police to record a ‘hate incident’ against you without you committing a crime and potentially without you even knowing about it. And it can stay on your record for six years.” Read more here.
Female Athletes Ask Court to Allow Idaho Law Banning Males From Women’s Sports to Go Into Effect, by Virginia Allen. “College track and cross-country athlete Madison Kenyon has been forced to compete against a biological male on five occasions. She lost every time. ‘Losing unfairly to someone who has natural advantages is frustrating and unmotivating,’ said Kenyon … at a press conference after a court hearing on the legality of Idaho’s Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.” Read more here.
Report: The Biden Administration Has Plans to Quash ‘Anti-Trans’ Legislation in Various States, by Beth Baumann. “While the Left is quick to label these bills and laws as ‘anti-trans,’ that label fails to mention the truth behind the legislation. Young girls’ rights are being pushed by the wayside, all in the name of ‘inclusion’ and ‘acceptance.’ These girls are being forced to share restrooms and locker rooms with trans girls. They’re being forced to compete in sports with young boys because they ‘feel’ like a girl.” Read more here.
Texas Bill Would Rightly Ban Transgender Drugs, Surgery for Youths Under 18, by Mary Elizabeth Castle. “Operations and puberty blockers are the opposite of care and cause great immediate and attenuated harm to children… Administering estrogen to boys and testosterone to girls eventually results in permanent sterility. And sadly, 10 to 15 years after surgical reassignment, the suicide rate of those who undergo sex-reassignment surgery rose to 20 times as compared with their peers.” Read more here.
Joe Biden Comes Down Against Stay-at-Home Parenting, by Robert Verbruggen. “Joe Biden’s American Families Plan would plop the government’s thumb heavily on one side of the scale, using taxpayer money to massively subsidize child care for the working and middle classes. Stay-at-home parents, who watch their own kids so no one else has to, would no longer pocket the resulting savings for their families. This is far outside the proper role of government, contrary to the values of many American parents, and quite possibly harmful to kids.” Read more here.
Polyamory? What Do They Put in the Water in British Columbia? by Michael Cook. “Justice Wilkinson’s decision makes it clear that the reasoning which has led countries in the Western world to legalise same-sex marriage will eventually lead to pressure to equate other romantic configurations to traditional marriage. Will this lead to huge numbers of polygamous or polyamorous unions? Probably not. What it will do is convince young couples that traditional man-woman-kids-‘til-death-do-us-part kind of marriage is a pointless joke.” Read more here.
Finnish Lawmaker Faces Jail for Sharing Bible Quote About Homosexuality, by Tony Perkins. “In a case that’s stunned the West, Finland’s former interior minister and leader of the Christian Democrats has been criminally charged for posting a picture of the Bible, opened to Romans 1:24-27. She was disturbed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church joining a gay pride event and decided to remind it what God says about homosexuality. Now, after a two-year investigation, the tweet could put her behind bars.” Read more here.
Why We Should Not Extend the 14-Day Rule for Embryo Experimentation, by Bruce Blackshaw. “…[T]here are no compelling reasons to extend the 14-day limit for now, even if the embryo is not considered to be a valuable human being. Doing so might work against the aim of the Warnock committee, which was to alleviate public mistrust of science. Critics have always warned about the dangers of a slippery slope and extending the limit might confirm those fears.” Read more here.
16 States Now Ban Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome, by J.P. Duffy. “These laws prohibit anyone from knowingly aborting an unborn child solely on the basis of his or her sex or disability. FRC’s new issue analysis explains how these laws address the long shared history of abortion and eugenics in America; which states have passed legislation to ensure unborn children are not aborted on account of their race, sex, or disability; and the challenges these laws have faced in court.” Read more here.
The Newest Redefinition of Traditional Marriage: ‘Platonic Marriages,’ by Jonathon Van Maren. “Some refer to each other as ‘life partners,’ and say they are pursuing marriage because ‘they want to be legally and socially recognized as a family.’ These days, it seems that people want whatever relationship they pursue formally recognized by the state, which has replaced the church as the body that confers legitimacy.” Read more here.
Biden Spends First 100 Days Expanding Abortion on Demand, by Alexandra Desanctis. “As president, Biden appears to have shed any last vestiges of pretending to believe that unborn human beings deserve even minor protections under the law or that pro-life taxpayers ought not be forced to fund elective abortions. Early in the administration, Planned Parenthood president Alexis McGill Johnson announced that … they expected Biden to follow marching orders when it came to abortion.” Read more here.
Is Kenya’s Biggest Abortion Provider Trying to Gag Critics? by Mathew Otieno. “[Marie Stopes Kenya] calls itself the ‘the leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services in Kenya.’ It’s no secret, however, that this is a euphemism for ‘the leading provider of abortion in Kenya.’ That abortion is illegal in Kenya seems to be worth less than a roomful of rat droppings to the organisation. In fact, in 2019, MSK got so brazen about its abortion business that it ran a salacious ad campaign on local radio stations to promote it.” Read more here.
Studies Purporting to Show Safety of Telehealth Abortions Are Unpersuasive, by Michael J. New. “…[I]n recent days, supporters of legal abortion and their allies in the mainstream media are working overtime to try to make the case that telehealth abortions do not pose health risks. However, the evidence they provide is weak – and in some cases demonstrates that telehealth abortions actually do pose serious health risks.” Read more here.
Family and the Future of Civilization, by Scott Yenor. “Over the past two generations, opponents of marriage have delivered a wide-ranging critique of this idea of marriage. For many today, the traditional idea of marriage as an enduring community limits individual freedom. They imagine, instead, a marriage dedicated to autonomy, ‘expression, intimacy, and spirituality…’ The new ideas of marriage may have yielded more freedom and equality, but they come at a price.” Read more here.
Humanizing the Victims of Abortion, by Jerry Newcombe. “One of the great blessings of the United States is that written into our national birth certificate, the Declaration of Independence, is the acknowledgement that we are endowed by our Creator with the right to life. But the right to life is under assault today through the widespread practice of abortion—and has been for decades.” Read more here.
‘Gay Conversion Therapy’ Can Work, No Matter What Joe Biden Says, by Michael Cook. “Elsewhere bans are spreading. Some jurisdictions in Australian forbid it. The European Parliament has passed a resolution condemning it. Malta, Ecuador, Brazil, Taiwan and Albania and Germany have effectively banned it. The legislative energy invested in these initiatives is puzzling. In the past coercive and abusive programs to ‘cure’ people of homosexual urges did exist. But nearly all of these disappeared long ago. What’s the point of banning them today?” Read more here.
President Biden’s First 100 Days Full of Pro-Abortion Agenda, but Pro-Lifers Are Fighting Back, by Rebecca Downs. “…[T]here are groups out there which have put together resources to expose such a pro-abortion agenda and educate voters on what went on during President Biden’s first 100 days in office, and why that’s so detrimental to protecting the right to life. The very existence of these resources, though, shows that the pro-life movement hasn’t given up, but rather is going to ramp up their efforts even further.” Read more here.
India Kills 22 Million Girl Babies in Sex-Selection Abortions, Where Are the Feminists? by Micaiah Bilger. “A 2019 report in Newsweek … exposed how not one single baby girl had been born in a three-month period in all of the Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand state, northern India. Birth data from the district showed that all of the 216 babies who were born were boys, according to the report. Authorities suspect the reason was sex-selection abortions.” Read more here.
Purchase Orders Show FDA Bought ‘Fresh’ Livers of Viable Babies Killed in Abortions, by Micaiah Bilger. “On June 28, 2017, the FDA asked ABR for an estimate for 16 livers and 16 thymuses from second-trimester aborted babies. It specified that the babies’ bodies must be ‘free of known chromosomal abnormalities’ and ‘fresh and never frozen.’ According to the document, the FDA wanted livers and thymuses ‘approximately two to three times per month.’” Read more here.
What Will You Do When Teachers and Trans Activists Try to Force Your Children to Violate Their Conscience? by Amy Haywood. “One of the most egregious arenas where children’s civil liberties are being violated is in our nation’s public schools… Schools are … urging students to keep social transitions to another gender secret from parents and are directed by policies pushed by activists and the National Education Association to hide changed names and pronouns on official school documents that an unsupportive parent might see.” Read more here.
LGBT Activists Are Taking Aim at Christianity Itself, by Tyler O’Neil. “Ultimately, LGBT orthodoxy is at odds with biblical Christianity. There is no escaping it. Christian colleges and universities should have the religious freedom to operate according to their beliefs, and prospective students should make decisions accordingly. If students choose to attend a Christian college with a code of conduct that applies biblical morality, they should not be surprised when the college refuses to kowtow to their sexual identities.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood: Abortion Is ‘Critical Expression of Freedom,’ by Katie Yoder. “Abortion is critical to the freedom and imagination of Americans, according to the head of Planned Parenthood. But in reality, it’s the reason why millions don’t exist today – their freedom lost along with their lives.” Read more here.
One Hundred Days of Abortion Extremism, by Marjorie Dannenfelser. “The first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration have brought an unprecedented tsunami of anti-life extremism. Almost daily, there are fresh assaults not only on the unborn and their mothers, but on the foundations of America itself as pro-abortion Democrats hurry to push through their agenda before the 2022 midterm elections.” Read more here.
UN Agencies and Western Donors Reveal Sexual Agenda Ahead of HIV/AIDS Summit, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “Under the guise of addressing HIV/AIDS, UN agencies and Western-backed non-government groups called on governments to legalize drug use, and prostitution. This occurred during a General Assembly consultation last week where they also called for sexual autonomy for children.” Read more here.
Are Streaming Services Like Disney Plus and Netflix Really as ‘Family Friendly’ as They Claim to Be? by Josh Shepherd. “…[P]arents’ advocates are under no illusion that technology alone solves complex problems. For years, PTC has noted a conflict of interest in how networks and streamers rate their own shows. How titles are categorized matters just as much, with Netflix continuing to stock its Teen category with TV-MA titles.” Read more here.
College of the Ozarks Stands Up to Biden’s Transgender Executive Order, by Nicole Russell. “Traditional views on gender and sex may seem antiquated to the LGBT community, but the college’s policies are rooted in thousands of years of Judeo-Christian history. Regardless of culture’s changing definitions of gender and sex, the school should be able to hold to this, protected both by the Constitution and federal law, without so much as a slap on the wrist for ‘discrimination,’ or ‘bigotry.’” Read more here.
Texas Bill Would Provide Array of Supports to Women Seeking Abortion Alternatives, by Melanie Israel. “Fully 75% of women seeking an abortion report that under different circumstances they would choose to keep their child. The legislation looks to change circumstances by offering women seeking an abortion a ‘resource access assistance offer.’” Read more here.
Governments Don’t Get a Pass on Violating Religious Freedom in a Pandemic, by Gayle Manchin and Tony Perkins. “Recently released, our 2021 annual report documents how governments treat religious practice during the pandemic. Some measures to restrict in-person religious activities were justifiable on public health grounds, while others unfairly targeted religious communities and were troubling.” Read more here.
Activist Judge Dismisses Connecticut Suit That Would Protect Girls’ Sports From Male Competitors, by Sarah Parshall Perry. “Can a judge who orders plaintiffs’ counsel to call biological boys ‘females’ – even though the very nature of the Title IX lawsuit involves questions of males’ competitive advantage in scholastic sports – render an impartial ruling on defendants’ motion to dismiss the suit? It would seem the answer is ‘no.’” Read more here.
Uncle Sam Does Not Belong in Girls’ Dorms or Showers, by Jerry C. Davis. “Young women should not be forced to share private spaces — including showers and dorm rooms — with men, and a religious institution should not be forced to betray its religious beliefs. The government’s threats include harmful fines that could easily amount to six figures, in addition to punitive damages and attorneys’ fees. Fair Housing Act violations can even put someone in jail.” Read more here.
The Inequality Act, by Debbie Wuthnow. “Under the Equality Act, discrimination against Americans of faith would be condoned and upheld by federal law—nationwide. Christians would be among those singled out for penalties if they expressed or lived out their faith in business or many other areas of life. Their biblical beliefs regarding marriage and sexuality would be antithetical to this law.” Read more here.
Top 10 Sickening Details About How Federal Employees Trafficked Baby Body Parts, by Edie Heipel. “FDA’s purchases were calculated according to ABR’s current ‘Fees for Services Schedule,’ which maintained the same prices for all buyers. One procurement log records the sale of a 21-week-old baby with Down Syndrome. This child’s limbs, organs, and skin were sold at hundreds of dollars apiece. ABR made $2,600 in total from the sale of this baby.” Read more here.
Do We Really Want Hate Speech Laws Under Which Children Will Shop Their Parents? by Lizzie Francis. “…[I]t is fair to say that caution should be given to children in these localities posting their support for their favourite author, J.K. Rowling, and her views; writing their thoughts on sexual ethics taught in Sunday school; or disagreeing with their school’s new policy to make bathrooms gender neutral. Opinions should be ‘mainstream’ only. Not conservative, and certainly not orthodox.” Read more here.
Abortion Pills Are Not ‘Medication,’ by Katie Yoder. “In order to distinguish from surgical abortion, many in the media already use ‘medication abortion,’ ‘medical abortion,’ or ‘chemical abortion’ to describe an abortion administered by pill. But only recently have major outlets begun switching the words around to use phrases such as ‘abortion medication’ to call abortion itself a type of medicine.” Read more here.
Why the Cultural Assault on Natural Womanhood Robs Women of Fulfillment, by Carrie Gress. “We have dismissed womanhood and all its attending realities, like having children and raising them. Meanwhile, we’ve encouraged women to become so men-like that we can’t tell the difference anymore. If we can, we aren’t supposed to say that part out loud. We have scarcely any idea what true womanhood or manhood is anymore.” Read more here.
Here’s the Latest Roundup of How Governors Voted to Protect Girls in Sports, by Rebecca Downs. “When it comes to being ‘not welcoming,’ biological males are still welcome to compete in sports against biological males. The governor takes this from the perspective of worrying about transgender ‘children and families,’ but the focus must be on worrying for young women and maintaining their Title IX protections.” Read more here.
Only Pro-Lifers Can Offer Women a Real ‘Choice,’ by Emily Berning. “When you show women considering abortion that, contrary to what the abortion industry tries to tell them, they are not alone, that thousands of good people are ready to help them face the challenge of motherhood, their whole outlook changes. The fake ‘choice’ they’ve been presented by selfish boyfriends and assembly line abortion providers fades away, and a real choice becomes clear to them.” Read more here.
LGBT Activist Urges the Government to Fight ‘the Pernicious Power of Prayer,’ by Tyler O’Neil. “How do ‘conversion therapy’ bans restrict everyday church practices? These laws forbid any attempts to ‘change’ a person’s sexual orientation. If a Christian experiences unwanted same-sex attraction, and a pastor preaches the Bible passages forbidding homosexual activity, that may be considered ‘conversion therapy.’” Read more here.
Salon Piece Says ‘Pro-Choice Ethics’ Prove Abortion Isn’t Murder, by Katie Yoder. “There’s a moral and ethical case to be made for abortion, according to two experts writing for Salon. Nathan Nobis … and Jonathan Dudley … argued that abortion supporters should employ ethics to undercut the pro-life position. They went so far as to propose a few ‘ethical arguments’ of their own – arguments rife with fallacies.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Disavows Its Founder (but Not Abortion), by Michael Cook. “From now on, says McGill Johnson, PP will tone down its association with Sanger and commit itself to combat racism and all forms of dehumanisation… This, she says, might seem like virtue signalling. But it’s not… Yet, as critics of McGill Johnson’s statement immediately pointed out, PP is still proudly the largest abortion provider in the United States. And black babies are over-represented.” Read more here.
Five States Send a Powerful Rebuke to Joe Biden’s Attack on Women’s Sports, by Tyler O’Neil. “The NCAA argued that its approach ‘requires testosterone suppression treatment for transgender women to compete in women’s sports,’ following the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) policies. Yet a study in The Journal of Medical Ethics concluded that the IOC’s policies allow biological males who identify as female to maintain a key advantage that constitutes ‘intolerable unfairness.’” Read more here.
When Sons Become Daughters, Part IV, by Angus Fox. “Therapists dealing with bulimia impress upon young people the long-term consequences of their behaviour, such as low bone density and weak tooth enamel. When the discussion turns to issues of fertility and reproductive health, and the child in question responds by saying, ‘I don’t want kids anyway,’ therapists will push back, pointing out that many people feel that way early on in life, only to change their minds later. These same medical risks apply to cross-sex hormones, but in this case, mentioning these risks suddenly becomes taboo.” Read more here.
Agenda to Lower the Age of Consent, by Binary Australia. “Arguments to lower the age of consent are usually framed so as to grant more freedom to teenagers to explore sexuality with one another. The results of course would be starkly different, as teens would become available to adults of all ages without fear of legal prosecution.” Read more here.
Biden Administration Moves to Force Religious Hospitals to Uphold Transgender Mandate, by Madeleine Kearns. “Religious objections aside, the idea that an invasive and high-risk treatment on a highly vulnerable population for which there is (at best) conflicting evidence of safety and efficacy, should be mandated makes no sense. But then, neither does the ideology behind such aggression.” Read more here.
New California Law Could Put Male Serial Rapists Into Women’s Prisons, by Margot Cleveland. “…[W]ith federal law tying their hands and state law mandating the absurd, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will talk the talk, while slow-walking men to the women’s prisons. If this solution is a step forward for LGBTQ people, it’s only because society cares not for the women stomped on during the march.” Read more here.
Biden Ramps Up Abortion Agenda, by Mairead McArdle. “Biden’s attacks on the Hyde Amendment propel Democrats into relatively new ideological territory. Even Biden’s former boss, President Obama, signed an order preserving the amendment, which attempts to ensure that taxpayers who do not support abortion are not forced to fund something at odds with their conscience.” Read more here.
Illinois Bill Would Force Health Insurers to Buy Babies for Gay and Single People, by Elizabeth Bauer. “The new bill in Illinois, HB 3709, actually has nothing to do with infertility. Instead, it would mandate that all health insurance plans sold in the state pay for fertility-related services for single people and same-sex couples regardless of whether, physiologically, they have any impairment in their fertility at all.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Is Indoctrinating Public School Children With Pro-Abortion Propaganda, by Christina Stierhoff. “Did you know that Planned Parenthood, the country’s largest abortion provider, has infiltrated the public school system? In their own sneaky and conniving way, the abortion giant has convinced school administrations through veiled language that they can provide important assistance to their students.” Read more here.
Study: A Manly Father Is Good for Children, by Annie Holmquist. “We have today what authors Warren Farrell and John Gray call a ‘boy crisis’ – a crisis where boys fail to become men, struggle in school, get in trouble, and have difficulty finding wives. Would we see that crisis begin to be resolved if we encouraged fathers to practice and model their manly virtues once again, showing not only love and gentleness, but courage, competitiveness, and an adventurous spirit as well?” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Is Trying to Exploit the COVID-19 Crisis to Rake in More Taxpayer Funding, by Kristan Hawkins. “If you haven’t already guessed, Planned Parenthood isn’t pushing for reduced safety standards out of concern for women. The only thing the abortion business cares about is making a profit, no matter the cost. And COVID-19 has presented it with the perfect opportunity to seize more money and more power.” Read more here.
UN Commission Agrees on Food Security, Not Abortion and LGBT Rights, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “The apparently innocuous theme of this year’s session of the commission, ‘Population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development,’ did not stop powerful countries from attempting to add abortion, LGBT issues, and sexual autonomy for children on the menu. In the end, they were unsuccessful.” Read more here.
Lockdowns Are Feeding the Transgender Obsession, by Angus Fox. “Much of this is about schoolteachers, many of whom have recklessly encouraged kids to explore their so-called ‘gender identity’ knowing that someone else will mop up the inevitable mess. Shielded by Zoom, these crypto-activists can now let loose, safe in the knowledge that parents are now the only ones in loco parentis. Turn up, clock in, subvert the ubiquitous patriarchy, sign out.” Read more here.
Morality Has Little Hope in Government, by Charles Lewis. “Opposing sex-selection abortions, however, should have been easy. The practice has a dark side to it. To decide to end a pregnancy because one prefers a boy or a girl – usually it’s a boy – seems the absolute height of selfishness… A sex-selection abortion reeks of a form of soft genetics and has echoes of China’s obscene one-child policy.” Read more here.
Pornography in Schools: Teachers Suffering in Fearful Silence, by Georgia Howe. “According to at least 10 sources in LISD, including parents and teachers, a significant majority of LISD teachers (across the political spectrum) vehemently oppose the use of graphic sexual content in their classes. However, every teacher I spoke with stated unequivocally that they believe they would lose their job if they publicly dissented from the new curriculum.” Read more here.
Proposed Partnership Agreement Between EU, Developing Countries Builds on Past Negotiation Losses, by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. “The European Union (EU) is working with countries in the Pacific, Caribbean and African regions to finalize a new twenty-year development cooperation agreement. If adopted, the proposed agreement text would add further leverage to the EU’s efforts to promote controversial issues like abortion and comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) in those developing regions.” Read more here.
Another Look at the Horror of the Porn Industry, by Alexandra Desanctis. “Her story is just one example of a reality we prefer to ignore, because to address it would require taking a real look at the costs of an essentially unregulated porn industry. Perhaps her story … will be the occasion for another small reckoning, this time for an even larger pornography site and maybe even for Google, which appears to have no scruples about facilitating users in their search for illegal content featuring the abuse of minors.” Read more here.
Sin of Planned Parenthood Is Abortion, Not Margaret Sanger, by Star Parker. “Johnson takes one step further into the moral abyss, noting that Planned Parenthood is remiss for having ‘excluded trans and nonbinary people’ from its programs. She writes that Planned Parenthood pledges ‘to fight the many types of dehumanization we are seeing right now.’ Dehumanization has one cause, of which Planned Parenthood is among the guiltiest in the nation: lack of respect for the sanctity of life.” Read more here.
How to Talk to Someone Struggling With Gender Confusion, by Walt Heyer. “During my transgender years, people exhibited true compassion not in affirming me in a false identity, but by asking uncomfortable, but caring, questions. My compassion is motivated by wanting to protect people from unnecessary body-mutilating procedures. True compassion means not collaborating with the rush to medical intervention.” Read more here.
Taxpayers Must Now Fund Trafficking of Baby Body Parts, by Liberty Counsel. “Now the Biden HHS, under Xavier Becerra, will no longer require extramural research applications for NIH grants and contracts proposing the use of human fetal tissue from elective abortions to be reviewed by an independent advisory board. Research using fetal tissue will now move forward and taxpayers will pay for barbaric experiments using the body parts of aborted babies.” Read more here.
Keeping the Faith, by Christian Smith. “The empirical evidence is clear. In almost every case, no other institution or program comes close to shaping youth religiously as their parents do – not religious congregations, youth groups, faith-based schools, missions and service trips, summer camps, Sunday school, youth ministers, or anything else. Those influences can reinforce the influence of parents, but almost never do they surpass or override it.” Read more here.
Americans Say Why They’re Pro-Life: My Baby Was ‘Sucking His Thumb,’ by Katie Yoder. “They recently flocked to Twitter to share why they are pro-life. Lila Rose, president of pro-life group Live Action, prompted them by asking, ‘What was the moment you realized you were pro-life?’ Hundreds of people responded and many openly shared what inspired them to identify as pro-life, from realizing what abortion entails to being personally wounded by abortion.” Read more here.
Poll Showing Americans Are ‘Overwhelmingly’ Pro-Transgender Ideology Is Misleading, by Madeleine Kearns. “Participants were asked, ‘Do you support or oppose legislation that would prohibit gender transition-related medical care for minors?’ Out of 1,066 participants, only 26 percent of Democrats and 26 percent of Republicans said that they would support such legislation. But I wonder how many it would have been if they had asked Do you support or oppose legislation that would prohibit the chemical castration of children as was recently outlawed in England?” Read more here.
Chemical Abortion by Mail Is Cruelty to Women and Girls, by Kathryn Jean Lopez. “A political party and ideology of sexual revolutionary values should care about these girls and women having some medical supervision as they are dealing with a cocktail of drugs starving the baby within them to death and forcing the baby to be expelled from the uterus… Does anyone care what is going on in the heart and mind and soul of a child going through this and the side effects — physical and otherwise?” Read more here.
PBS Poll Claiming Americans Reject Transgender Legislation is Full of ‘Euphemisms to Prevent Understanding,’ by Rebecca Downs. “Polls love to ask about taking away or ‘prohibit[ing]’ medical care, and why wouldn’t they, when it fires people up so much. Having minors transition is hardly ‘medical care,’ but in reality the opposite. It can range from hormone therapy, to gender mutilation, to sterilization, of a minor who can’t properly consent.” Read more here.
American Dollars Should Have No Part in China’s Forced Sterilizations, by Arielle Del Turco and Connor Semelsberger. “A Jamestown Foundation report found funds from the Chinese central government went towards funding sterilizations in Xinjiang, sufficient for almost 200,000 sterilizations. The UNFPA should not be partnering on ‘family planning’ efforts with a government that brutally employs sterilization and abortion to commit genocide against a minority group. The fact that the UNFPA continues to do so is more than enough reason for the United States to halt all contributions.” Read more here.
Does Daniel Andrews Have New Bars on Free Speech Coming? by David Limbrick. “…[B]ureaucrats and judges would only need to be satisfied that a person recklessly engages in conduct that is ‘likely to incite hatred against, serious contempt for, or revulsion or severe ridicule’ of a person based on whether they possess or associate with someone who possesses a ‘protected attribute.’ The list of attributes would expand to include race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex characteristics, intersex status, disability, and HIV/AIDS status.” Read more here.
A Victorian Health Organisation’s Non-Binary Propaganda Campaign, by Binary Australia. “To suggest that young people are suiciding because society uses terms like mum, dad, girlfriend or boyfriend is, frankly, bizarre. In the strange post-modern vortex of radical gender ideology almost any proposition might fly. For people grounded in the real world, this looks like a cruel joke. They are using vulnerable children as a human shield for their political agenda and playing the highly emotive card of suicide to bully the rest of us into playing along.” Read more here.
The Complex Cultural Issues Surrounding Abortion, Including Sex-Trafficking and Pornography, by Wendy Smith. “Consider how medical abortion removes all barriers for traffickers… Perpetrators will avoid being exposed, purchasing the abortion pill over-the-counter or on-line, without prescriptions, eliminating the need for evaluation by provider. The victims might not know what they are taking, or they could be forced to take the pills. If victims experience complications, more than likely they would be told they’d had a miscarriage.” Read more here.
As French Senate Tightens Church Controls, Christian Advocates Avoid Fear, by Kami Rice. “In particular, churches face increased requirements for declaring themselves to the government and stringent new rules related to finances… The law would also increase government surveillance of pastors’ teaching and increase religious leaders’ legal liability, proposing steep sanctions for speech deemed to encourage disrespect of laws.” Read more here.
Biden Administration Repudiates Unalienable Human Rights, Elevates Sexual Rights Instead, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “The new emphasis on ‘sexual rights’ signals the intention of the Biden administration to elevate controversial social policies, including abortion, LGBT issues, and sexual autonomy for children as human rights. And it is consistent with the positions taken by the Biden administration at the United Nations alongside the European Union.” Read more here.
The Dark Truth About Chemical Abortions, Explained, by Virginia Allen and Lauren Evans. “We know that with chemical abortion, the complication rates are four times higher than they are for surgical abortion. Which is crazy to think about because the abortion lobby says that chemical abortion, it’s so easy. It’s like having a heavy period. You can do it at home. It’s no big deal. They really downplay the risks and offer it as being this great alternative to surgical abortion.” Read more here.
When Sons Become Daughters, Part II, by Angus Fox. “They call the phenomenon ‘institutional capture:’ healthcare practitioners are either indoctrinated with absolutist beliefs about gender identity that would have been seen as radical until just a few years ago, or are so terrified of running afoul of affirmation dogmas that they simply refer patients on to someone else. As a result, Christine’s trust in the medical profession has collapsed.” Read more here.
When Sons Become Daughters, Part III, by Angus Fox. “Maya now speaks openly with colleagues and friends about [Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria], and has become active online. She’s increasingly vocal about the erosion of parental rights, whether in the healthcare system or in schools. She worries that she must sound like a conspiracy theorist when she explains what’s happening in clinics and classrooms and chatrooms, but she doesn’t care. ‘I’m done being scared,’ she says. ‘Now I’m pissed.’” Read more here.
Scientists Want to Remove Ethical Limitations on Human Embryo Research, by C. Ben Mitchell. “The International Society for Stem Cell Research will recommend abolishing a longstanding ethical limitation on human embryo research. For decades the scientific community has observed the so-call 14-day rule… The ISSCR wants the rule lifted so that human embryos can be developed to a more mature stage.” Read more here.
The Online Safety Bill Is an Assault on Free Speech, by Radomir Tylecote. “The government plans to censor what it calls ‘offensive material,’ as if giving offence is a harm from which a fragile public needs protection by the state. The ‘duty of care’ for online companies proposed by the bill covers tackling content that could produce an ‘adverse … psychological impact on individuals.’ This ‘psychological impact’ could mean almost anything.” Read more here.
Is Abortion a Global Public Health Emergency? by Michael Cook. “Their argument works like this. If the foetus is a human person, abortion must be regarded as a global health emergency which is even more serious than Covid-19. There are an estimated 50 million abortions every year — about the total number of deaths of infants, children and adults from all causes. Deaths from Covid are far lower.” Read more here.
Miscarriage as Bereavement in a World of Abortion, by Carolyn Moynihan. “Do women who miscarry mourn ‘the end of a pregnancy?’ Surely, they grieve for a child; that is the only way to make sense of the term ‘bereavement’ as a description of what has happened. It is not just a change in a woman’s body, but the loss of a relationship with a person, a new human individual who is your own flesh and blood.” Read more here.
UK Research Review is Sceptical of Medical Treatment for Gender Dysphoria, by Michael Cook. “All of the studies in the review of the literature were flawed. They were all uncontrolled observational studies, which are subject to bias and confounding; they had relatively short follow-up; most of them did not report comorbidities (physical or mental health); most of the studies were poorly reported and used a confusing variety of scoring tools and methods.” Read more here.
School Districts Are Hiding Information About Gender-Transitioning Children From Their Parents. This Is Unconstitutional, by Sarah Parshall Perry. “Stunningly, the policy prohibits personnel from communicating with parents on any of the above actions, and goes so far as to direct teachers and staff to deceive parents by reverting to a child’s birth name and corresponding pronouns whenever a child’s parents are present.” Read more here.
Arkansas and the Politics of Experimenting on Children, by Mark Regnerus. “…[T]he legislature knows something the governor apparently does not: hormonal treatment of adolescent gender dysphoria continues to yield little demonstrable benefit across samples and studies, save perhaps for idealized self-image—a subjective outcome once considered unworthy of dramatic intervention. Critics will claim otherwise (they already are), and will seek to weaponize the risk of suicide in a manner long considered dangerous and unethical.” Read more here.
Where Is the Evidence for Transgender Youth Suicide? by Michael Cook. “The North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network is currently running a campaign … which advises schools to avoid words like ‘mum,’ ‘dad,’ ‘boyfriend’ and ‘girlfriend’ to help to lower the suicide rates of LGBTQI+ young people. It also wants to bring in unisex bathrooms, non-gendered playing teams and rainbow flags to be more inclusive and make gender non-conforming young people more comfortable.” Read more here.
Keira Bell Deserved Better Than Puberty Blockers, by Kathryn Jean Lopez. “…[W]hat did the adults do? They experimented on her. Five years later, she would de-transition. But a double mastectomy cannot be undone. That ‘pause’ on puberty and testosterone shots have a lifetime of consequences. Teenagers don’t think about infertility and breastfeeding. That’s why there are adults. But the adults failed Keira Bell. And the adults increasingly seem nowhere to be seen on these dangerous issues of gender confusion and ideology…” Read more here.
Why All Pregnant Women Should Be Concerned About a Change to Britain’s Abortion Laws, by Naomi Marsden. “But here’s the rub: if decriminalisation gets through and section 58 of the OAPA is repealed, there will be no explicit criminal penalty for causing a woman to miscarry… Furthermore, if the ILPA is repealed, there will be no criminal penalty for child destruction for a preborn baby right up to term. The law in this area is already failing to get justice for women.” Read more here.
Parent in New York Sues to ‘Marry’ Their Adult Child, by Michael L. Brown. “…[T]he moral, legal, and societal wall against incestuous relationships helps remove the possibility of such relationships (and sexual unions)… Take down that wall, and anything can happen. That’s why challenges to incest remain more marginal than mainstream. But make no mistake about it. If marriage could be so radically redefined so as to remove the requirement of a man and a woman, it can be further redefined to include family members or to expand the number from two.” Read more here.
Biden’s New Policy on Transgender Troops Will Weaken Our Military, by Thomas Spoehr. “Allowing mistrust or uncertainty into the unit weakens this critical bond. It breeds resentment. It causes doubt where once was certainty. This is the heart of the transgender service debate. If those with gender dysphoria are at a much higher risk of suicide, crippling anxiety or other mental breakdowns than their peers, those serving next to them will be reluctant to rely on them. Permitting them to serve also violates the principle of not placing individuals at greater risk of injury in harm’s way.” Read more here.
UN Committee Calls for Internet Channels for Child Sexting, by Austin Ruse. “The Committee dealt with what is now commonly called ‘sexting…’ Sexting can be illegal when done by children, and the Committee wants it made legal. The Committee says, ‘Child-friendly channels should be created to allow children to seek advice and assistance where it relates to self-generated sexually explicit content.’” Read more here.
Anti-Life and Anti-Christian Attack at the European Parliament, by Grégor Puppinck. “…[A] few parliamentarians want to promote abortion, even though this subject does not fall within the competence of the European Union, and we are experiencing a serious moral and demographic crisis. According to this text, having women ‘carry their pregnancy to term against their will … is a violation of human rights and a form of gender-based violence.’” Read more here.
My Story, by Keira Bell. “…[T]he further my transition went, the more I realized that I wasn’t a man, and never would be. We are told these days that when someone presents with gender dysphoria, this reflects a person’s ‘real’ or ‘true’ self, that the desire to change genders is set. But this was not the case for me. As I matured, I recognized that gender dysphoria was a symptom of my overall misery, not its cause.” Read more here.
Arkansas Law Lets Kids Be Kids, by Autumn Leva. “In recent years, parents have grown wary of giving their children meat or dairy products filled with artificial hormones. Yet, these same parents are pressured to accept that children should receive unnatural levels of hormones for the politically popular cause of so-called gender affirmation.” Read more here.
When Sons Become Daughters: Parents of Transitioning Boys Speak Out on Their Own Suffering, by Angus Fox. “The parents … are nervous of losing their jobs… While most have expressed to their families their scepticism regarding their sons’ announcements, all are wary of the parent-child relationship worsening. But they did let me in, even with these fears, and took me on a whirlwind ride over the terrain of the new gender ideology.” Read more here.
Stop Hedging, Start Marrying, by Mary Harrington. “…[A]s the first generation to be raised wholly on those messages of freedom begins sliding into unhappy, lonely and childless middle age, it’s time to rethink this belief. Much of the freedom we’ve gained has been bought at the cost of meaning. Interdependence ties us down; but even in America, today’s wellspring of radical individualism, 69% of respondents to a Pew poll indicated that family is their primary source of meaning in life.” Read more here.
Why the World Rugby Guidelines Banning Trans Athletes From the Women’s Game Are Reasonable, by Jon Pike. “If we are to have two classes of sport — male and female — then the division is justified by the existence of male advantage. Those who claim male advantage (including residual male advantage for transwomen) doesn’t matter are actually arguing for unisex sport.” Read more here.
The Crisis at the Tavistock’s Child Gender Clinic, by Hannah Barnes. “The findings make for sobering reading with inspectors raising ‘significant concerns’ about the way the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) works… With Care Quality Commission inspectors recently confirming many of the risks highlighted still remain, some have expressed concern about why neither GIDS, nor NHS England, which has ultimate responsibility for the service, have done more to help the children and young people it cares for.” Read more here.
Activists Deliberately Amplified Transgenderism to America’s Gullible Kids, and Few Are Protecting Them, by Jean C. Lloyd. “…[N]o generation has ever had ‘the normalization of body dissociation’ directly marketed to them for profit. Doctors use Instagram to market top surgery, and hormones are available essentially on demand. Similar to the ubiquitous commercials directing us to ‘ask our doctor about the purple pill,’ the array of options for medicalized identity interventions are finding their target audience, primarily the young.” Read more here.
European Catholics Fear Erosion of Religious Freedoms Across Continent, by Jonathan Luxmoore. “Fears of an incremental assault on religious freedom have long been expressed by church leaders in Europe, where antireligious incidents are logged by the Vienna-based Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians, and publicized by human rights bodies such as the European Centre for Law and Justice.” Read more here.
Children With Gender Dysphoria Need Responsible Adults, Not Affirmation, by Eddie Scarry. “Of the few scientific studies that otherwise exist about transgenderism, indications are that the people afflicted with gender dysphoria will be dealing with lifelong issues of severe depression and even physical ailment… However, there is a lot of anecdotal evidence to suggest that, well, maybe letting minors tinker with their bodies and their chemical makeup isn’t something that should cause us all to leap for joy.” Read more here.
Parents of Nonbinary Autistic Child Say Child Asked to Be Called ‘They’ at 6, by Sarah Taylor. “Shira and Ari said that they take Hallel to ‘special needs camps,’ spend a lot of time explaining ‘nonbinary’ to the curious, and attend ‘nonbinary meetups’ to further Hallel’s comfort level with the announcement… The family say they often struggle to maintain using ‘they’ when referring to Hallel, but the 9-year-old has a suggestion: ‘Refer to me as a group of people.’” Read more here.
In the European Parliament the Right to Life Is Under Attack, by Redacción. “…[I]t is an attempt to map and stigmatize pro-life citizens, organizations, politicians and governments, creating a kind of ‘black list.’ The result will be their exclusion from European political life as they will be presented as ‘dangerous for democracy and contrary to the values of the EU.’” Read more here.
GLAAD Yanks Blacklist of Anti-LGBT Figures, by Ellie Gardey. “The probable reason GLAAD pulled the blacklist is the sheer carelessness and brainlessness with which the profiles are written. The profiles systematically make use of ideological talking points rather than evidence, contain inaccuracies, use strange and erroneous grammar, and criticize statements with which only the most hardline transgender acitivists [sic] would disagree.” Read more here.
Arkansas Bill Would Bar Doctors From Transgender Drug, Surgical ‘Experimentation’ on Minors, by Jared Eckert. “Given that no lasting psychological health benefits are gained as a result of transitioning, bills like Arkansas’ measure that prevent gender dysphoric children from rushing into irreversible sex-change interventions, whether chemical or surgical, actually save lives and ensure health.” Read more here.
My Friend Was Pressured to Have an Abortion After Scan Showed Chance of Disability, by Nora Sullivan. “The data mirrors the disturbing anecdotes: A study in the medical journal Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights found that a quarter of doctors admitted trying to influence a mother’s decision about whether or not to continue with her pregnancy when faced with a tough diagnosis. Most encouraged mothers to terminate.” Read more here.
Where Do UN Delegations Really Stand on Life and Family? by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “In recent weeks, these socially conservative governments blocked new elements of the LGBT agenda from entering UN policy. Several made declaratory statements opposing ‘sexual and reproductive health and rights’ and saying that the term ‘gender’ only refers to biological men and women and insisted on respect for their sovereignty and national laws.” Read more here.
Arkansas Is Taking the Health of Transgender Children Seriously, by Zachary Faria. “Chemically or physically altering gender dysphoric children through puberty blockers, hormones, or surgery, setting them on a path at the age of, say, 13 years old, that 80% or more will regret is not ‘affirmation’ or ‘acceptance.’ It is cruelty and abuse. Arkansas legislators made a prudent decision, and the dozen or so states considering joining them with their own legislation should follow suit.” Read more here.
6th Circuit Reaches Right Conclusion on ‘Preferred Pronouns.’ Other Courts Should Follow Suit, by Sarah Parshall Perry. “The court’s opinion in Meriwether v. Hartop is long overdue comfort to those who refuse to bend the knee on leftist groupthink—the kind that forces a subjective and manipulable view of one person’s self to become a defining reality for everyone else. It is a stake in the ground on behalf of religious dissenters and academic freedom.” Read more here.
New Profits for Planned Parenthood: Hormone Therapy for Those Who Identify as Trans, by Heather Sells. “Planned Parenthood’s 2019-2020 annual report shows the extent of the new venture. Two hundred centers in 31 states now welcome patients who desire hormone therapy. It’s labeled gender-affirming hormone therapy which typically means few if any questions are asked that would challenge a young person’s thinking. It also typically means no mental health support is needed to obtain the hormones.” Read more here.
Connecticut School Shows Cartoon of Man With Erection Standing Over ‘Sad’ Girl – to SECOND GRADERS, by Mike Miller. “…[T]he voice-over explains that ‘some children have experienced an adult touching or putting their penis in the child’s private parts or mouth,’ saying they’re ‘terrified that this will happen again.’ Yes, this is insane. I wonder what the over/under is on children walking away from that video with more questions than answers, and a troubling newfound fear in something awful that will likely never come close to happening to them?” Read more here.
Why a Trans Woman Is a [sic] Not a Woman, by Glenn T. Stanton. “If a trans woman was actually a woman, the ACLU would simply declare ‘a woman is a woman.’ But what they … are trying to do is broaden and redefine what a woman is. They should just be honest and admit that the universally understood definition of woman that all cultures have used across history is simply inadequate for their new agenda of redefining what it means to be human.” Read more here.
Why Are Lone-Parent Families Declining in the UK? by Harry Benson. “…[T]he proportion of lone-parent families in 2020 is now down to levels not seen since the 1990s. What’s happened is that, as marriages have become more stable over the past 25 years, the reduction in family breakdown from fewer married families splitting up has more than offset the increase in family breakdown from the increase in relatively unstable cohabiting families.” Read more here.
U.S. and EU Delegations Bully and Make False Claims About Smaller States, by Lisa Correnti. “In addition to abortion, LGBTQI+ rights, and sexual rights for children, this year, progressive countries worked hard to minimize language on the importance of protecting the family, recognition for motherhood, and the role of mothers as leaders in society. All this was wholly ignored by the media reports.” Read more here.
State Legislatures Have Introduced Over 500 Pro-Life Bills in 2021, by Brittany Raymer. “Despite a pro-abortion administration in office, 2021 should be considered the year of the pro-life bills. According to a report created by Planned Parenthood, lawmakers have introduced 516 pro-life pieces of legislation, entirely on the state level… And the abortion industry is concerned.” Read more here.
Gender Ideology May Be More Successful Than I Thought, by Jonathon Van Maren. “The dozens of genders? Phrases like ‘her penis’ and ‘his breasts’? Activists and academics might believe this, sure — but most ordinary people would not. But between the entertainment industry’s drive to normalize transgenderism, the media’s insistence on pretending that this is what we’ve believed all along, and the total takeover of public schools and even many private schools, it appears that this movement may be more successful than I thought.” Read more here.
It’s Not ‘Transphobic’ to Question Whether Rachel Levine Can Be Objective When It Comes to Hormone Blockers or Sex-Change Surgery for Children, by Ian Haworth. “The medical objectivity of those who work in the private sector is less important than those who work in the public sector, because private figures are making less impactful decisions regarding the entirety of society. As the primary advisor on matters of public health, however, Levine’s personal beliefs could impact health care policy on a national level. With this in mind, questioning every element of Levine’s background becomes crucial, as the health of our nation is at stake.” Read more here.
Military Touts ‘Wonderful Teams’ of Doctors for Transgender Troops, but Combat Concerns Remain, by Abraham Mahshie. “In announcing the April 30 implementation of new transgender policies, the Pentagon … declined to comment on a Washington Examiner question about how unit cohesion might be affected, citing ongoing litigation.… In an email response to the Washington Examiner Thursday, DOD spokeswoman Lisa Lawrence admitted that military readiness for medical treatment will be affected but will improve in the end.” Read more here.
With His Satanic New Video, Lil Nas X Is Directly Preying on Children, by Matt Walsh. “If Lil Nas X is blazing any new trails, it is only because he is the first person to go this route less than a year after performing with Elmo on Sesame Street. With his first hit … Lil Nas X gained a large audience of very young children. This was no accident. The rapper and his handlers made a decision to cultivate this fan base with appearances on children’s television shows, performances at elementary schools, and even the release of a children’s book.” Read more here.
Real Feminists Defend the Unborn, by Thomas Glessner, “March is Women’s History Month. The media has featured articles about many impressive women and their contributions to American history. However, it appears one thing is required before a woman can be honored. She must also be a supporter of so-called reproductive rights—code for abortion.” Read more here.
Online Pornography is ‘the World’s Biggest Department of Education,’ by Melinda Tankard Reist. “Given it is the biggest sex educator in the world, given its predatory nature and ease of access to children and young people and given the global research, there is no doubt it is fuelling abuse by eroticising that abuse. It normalises sexual violence. When boys are repeatedly fed images of de-humanising of women, of extreme torture and degradation (bearing in mind that the most violent genres are the most popular), and are trained to become aroused by such images, they incorporate these behaviours into their sexual repertoires.” Read more here.
New York Times is Normalizing Transgenderism One Headline at a Time, by Jonathon Van Maren. “The transgender movement, which exploded onto the scene in the last decade, is spearheading an assault on the traditional (and scientific) understanding of biological sex from the classroom to the bathroom (and, as this article describes, on sex-segregated sports.) They are waging a culture war on the status quo; they are insisting on a radical transformation of society on every level.” Read more here.
Graphic Sexual Content Assigned to Texas Students, by Georgia Howe. “According to one parent … their concerns were not received with tolerance by some involved in the process. Proponents of the pornographic content, including both teachers and parents, lashed out at the concerned parents… Before we move on to the deranged behavior that ensued next, let’s just pause to appreciate that there are actually activists among us who defend pornography in K-12 schools.” Read more here.
Parents Beware: This Nickelodeon Show Smuggles LGBT Identities Into the ‘ABC Song,’ by Tyler O’Neil. “The Blue’s Clues & You video did not just celebrate transgender identity, however. Many of the identities represented by the flags in the video involve sexual desires and sexual activity, such as lesbianism and bisexuality. The video seems more geared toward normalizing all forms of LGBT identity, but some parents may fear that videos like this are trying to sexualize their young children.” Read more here.
Mum and Dad Lite: Parenting Without Sex, Romance, Co-Habitation or Marriage, by Michael Cook. “Amongst the myriad new family forms springing up as traditional marriage loses popularity is platonic co-parenting. This is not co-parenting after divorce, with all of its acrimony and competition for a child’s affection. Instead this involves two strangers making plans to conceive children (naturally or artificially) and taking joint responsibility for raising them – but without marriage or living together.” Read more here.
The Equality Act Would Trample on Doctors’ Religious Freedom, by Jonathan Imbody. “Your medical judgment against transitioning draws upon scientific evidence that gender dysphoria in children typically resolves within a few years. But under the Equality Act, any counsel against gender transitioning now traps you inside a thorny bush of legal hazards that trigger sex discrimination charges.” Read more here.
‘It’s Demonic:’ Religious Mothers Mourn How Trans Movement Is ‘Devouring’ Sons, Find Solace in Secret Online Group, by Jon Brown. “Paulina warned adults online are grooming children with underlying mental health issues and sexual confusion to believe they are trans. ‘The answer that these kids are getting is that there is something wrong with [their body] and that the solution is that they are trans,’ she said. ‘They’re being told a lie … The medical industry is devouring and grooming our boys to be medicalized for life.’” Read more here.
Unintended Births Among Disadvantaged Women, by Maria Archer. “The majority of abortions are performed on poor or low-income women; however, disadvantaged women are more likely to carry out unintended pregnancies than highly educated ‘afluent’ [sic] women. The reasons for this vary… The majority of women who courageously carry out ‘mistimed’ or ‘unwanted’ pregnancies are unmarried women with limited resources, who often also lack models of healthy family life.” Read more here.
Supreme Court Sits on Potentially Blockbuster Abortion Case, by Nicholas Rowan. “Even if the court ultimately rejects Dobbs, Quigley said, anti-abortion groups have an entire arsenal of other state bills that they plan to send its way. ‘Nearly 400 pro-life bills have been introduced in this year alone in state legislatures across the country,’ she said. ‘As case after case heads their way, the Supreme Court should realize that this issue is not going anywhere.’” Read more here.
Canadian Father Jailed for Talking About Court-Ordered Transgendering of His Teenage Daughter, by Jeremiah Keenan. “…Hoogland told me in a phone interview that he did not regret his choice to speak out publicly under his own name. When asked whether he regretted saying Wong and Hursh’s names, he was emphatic: ‘No.’ Hoogland views the doctors as ‘criminals’ who were ‘doing something wrong,’ harming healthy children with cross-sex hormones that render them sterile.” Read more here.
Why Christians in Scotland Are Breathing a Sigh of Relief, by Lois McLatchie. “Canon Tom’s case is now the first in the UK to overturn disproportionate Covid-19 restrictions… It proves that freedom of worship is an essential human right that runs through the bloodstream of a democracy, and cannot be lightly overridden. Religious views may have a decreasing popularity in Scotland; but perhaps this is all the more reason to protect the freedom of those who bear them to live out their faith to the greatest extent possible.” Read more here.
Happily Never After: Democrats Push a Modern-Day War on Women, by Doreen Denny. “Polls consistently show that people are deeply concerned with the impact of gender identity ideology on women and children. But they are not being told the truth about legislation with nice-sounding titles claiming ‘equality’ or campaigns that weaponize wokeism through corporate boardrooms. It’s time to expose these details to public scrutiny before it’s too late.” Read more here.
Biden, Pelosi Seek to Close Christian Adoption Agencies, by Robert G. Marshall. “They support HR 5, the so-called ‘Equality Act,’ which manipulates the meaning of the word ‘discrimination…’ If a church does not agree with the sexual practices or the social policies of the LGBTQ+ agenda, they will be charged with illegally ‘discriminating’ under the Civil Rights Act just as if they were burning crosses on front lawns and wearing white sheets to intimidate their African American neighbors.” Read more here.
Dad Jailed for Discussing Teen’s Gender Dysphoria, by Mary Jackson. “Despite the Canadian government’s efforts to silence Hoogland, his story has brought to light the dangers for parents in the country who resist or question school officials, therapists, and doctors intent on fast-tracking gender-dysphoric children into medical treatments and surgeries.” Read more here.
The Trans Agenda Uses Exactly the Same Tactics as Woman Abusers, by Natasha Chart. “The two men who introduced the Equality Act could claim the right to stay at a women’s shelter or shower with women at the gym as a result of the bill’s text. Their female colleagues have been told to smile and cheer, or there will be consequences. They aren’t kept hostage by traditional means, but by a false ideology wearing feminist clothes…” Read more here.
Nebraska Eyes Teaching Kindergarteners Gender Identity While Eleven-Year-Olds Study Pansexuality and Demigenderism, by Alex Parker. “As for the older folks, fifth graders will be able to ‘Explain that gender expression and gender identity exist along a spectrum.’ And sixth graders will progress to defining ‘sexual identity and explain a range of identities related to sexual orientation (e.g. heterosexual, bisexual, lesbian, gay, queer, two-spirit, asexual, pansexual).’” Read more here.
How the Equality Act Would Legalize Religious Bigotry, by Yaakov Menken. “This piece of legislation mandates the ‘desegregation of public facilities [by] sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity).’ This directly forbids traditional Jewish practice in any such location. Lest you imagine that such a Jewish event would be protected by its religious nature, the act goes out of its way — for the first time in history — to prohibit recourse to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).” Read more here.
How Equality Act Could Become Classroom Bully With Biased, Unscientific Curriculum, by Sarah Parshall Perry. “…[W]hat of the curriculum the Equality Act might force schools to teach? Could it compel teachers to peddle unscientific notions that gender is ‘fluid,’ or that a student’s subjective self-identity is superior to the biological reality of his or her chromosomal makeup? Unfortunately, due to some legal sleight of hand, the answer is very likely ‘yes.’” Read more here.
A Federal Judge Has Hidden 200 Hours of Undercover Footage About Abortion Atrocities for 5 Years, by Madeline Osburn. “Late one Friday in July 2015, District Judge William Orrick of San Francisco issued a restraining order blocking the release of undercover videos at the National Abortion Federation (NAF) convention showing Planned Parenthood employees negotiating the sale of aborted fetus body parts. After nearly six years, more than 200 hours of that footage are yet to be seen by the public…” Read more here.
U.S. Pushes Controversial Abortion and Sexual Rights at U.N.’s Conference on Women, by Grace Melton. “Unfortunately, the pursuit of gender equality at the U.N. has become corrupted by the promotion of abortion, sexual rights and even radical gender theory. The U.S. should buck this trend and champion a real pro-woman agenda that respects women as equal in dignity and entitled to exercise their authentic human rights, and leave abortion out of it.” Read more here.
SCOTUS: Americans Can Hold Government Accountable for Violating Religious Freedom, by Kristen Waggoner. “Two lower courts … said that victims couldn’t continue a lawsuit against government entities for violating their rights unless the victims could prove a quantifiable injury. But violations of constitutional rights aren’t often susceptible to easy price tags… When there are no consequences for violating constitutional rights, we deny victims justice, we undermine our nation’s commitment to the First Amendment, and we embolden the government to disregard those rights again and again.” Read more here.
Throuples? Ho Hum, No Big Deal, by Michael Brown. “Haven’t we seen this before? We sound the alarm about a dangerous cultural trend, warning about what is coming around the corner. In response, our critics tell us that we’re crazy, that no such thing will ever happen, that we’re just fearmongers and fanatics. Then, little by little, the very thing we warned about becomes reality. In response, our critics say, ‘So what’s the big deal? Stop being such babies. This is the real world. Get over it.’” Read more here.
The Equality Act Is a Push for Ideological Submission, Not Civil Rights, by Kathryn Jean Lopez. “Biological boys playing on girls’ teams? Foster-care and adoption services banished for having traditional views that Barack Obama and Joe Biden and all of mainstream America believed about ten seconds ago, relatively speaking? Can we please unite together against ideological tyranny here? Care about Ryan T. Anderson’s book being banned on Amazon, because it’s going to be you not submitting in some way or some form soon if this Equality Act passes.” Read more here.
A Grim Reminder That Fetal Tissue Market Is Still Open for Business, by Tara Sander Lee and David Prentice. “A recent scientific review tells the horrid tale of fetal tissue research and the tangled web it weaves. Ongoing destruction of human life is required. And as long as a constant source of funding remains, the supply-and-demand chain is not broken… It is unconscionable that fetal tissue research continues at all, let alone at taxpayer expense.” Read more here.
H.R. 5: The Final Nail in the Coffin of Religious Liberty, by Marc Little. “There are very few clergy who seem to understand that the steamroller of the federal government is infested with radical leftists, and it has had enough of the church preaching ‘hate speech’ for biblical marriage between one man and one woman and that God made two genders, for instance. And clergy have become more compliant by the day; the cancel culture … is cancelling the church right under its own nose and there is nary a whimper to say, ‘No more.’” Read more here.
‘Inclusivity’ Does Not Trump Fairness or Science in Protecting Women’s Sports, by Zachary Faria. “Female athletes at all levels deserve a level playing field. Whether they are chasing athletic scholarships or simply a spot on a team, allowing biological men to compete denies them that. It flies in the face of science and common sense, and it makes for a lousy definition of inclusivity.” Read more here.
Confronting the Lie That Pro-Lifers Don’t Care Once a Child Is Born, by Robert Knight. “In 2019, the latest year tabulated, about 2,700 pro-life pregnancy centers nationally served nearly two million people… This included distributing more than two million baby outfits and nearly 1.3 million packs of diapers to needy parents. At virtually no charge, clients receive counseling before and after births, various tests including ultrasounds, and information about alternatives such as maternity homes and adoption.” Read more here.
Justices’ Title VII ‘On Basis of Sex’ Ruling Spawning Unintended Consequences in Lower Courts, by GianCarlo Canaparo and Nicole Imhof. “The Bostock decision immediately raised the question of whether ‘on the basis of sex’ means sexual orientation and gender identity for all other laws that use that term—and there are several… Now that some time has passed, we’ve been able to look at what the lower courts have done with Bostock, at least so far, and, sure enough, they’ve applied it to other statutes.” Read more here
Father Jailed After Referring to Biological Female Child as His Daughter, by Erin Perse. “The Canadian state has taken a drastically wrong turning by institutionalizing transsexual medical procedures for children, then imposing draconian constraints on free expression to conceal the full horror of what it is doing to a generation of children. It seems unwilling to consider the implications of the decision in Keira Bell v Tavistock in the UK.” Read more here.
Actress Ellen ‘Elliot’ Page Talks About Transitioning in ‘Time Magazine’ Interview, by Brittany Raymer. “The claim by individuals and gender ideologues that there are seven or 64 or an infinite number of genders has no basis in biological reality. And the idea that someone can transition from one sex to the other also has no basis in biology. Every cell in Page’s body remains XX – female, regardless of hormones and surgeries to look male. But these lies have invaded society and have resulted in many young people struggling with their bodily realities. This is especially true for young women.” Read more here.
Biden Establishes White House Gender Policy Council, by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. “U.S. President Joe Biden has issued an executive order establishing a new White House Gender Policy Council… Despite the announcement of the council on March 8, International Women’s Day, the executive order repeatedly mentions ‘equity and equality,’ where ‘equity’ is defined as including ‘lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) persons.’” Read more here.
When Transgenderism Discards My Daughter, I Will Still Be Here for Her, by Lynn Meagher. “My daughter, like a lot of bright girls, experienced challenges socially. She was often left out and rejected by other kids. She was sensitive and it hurt. I’m sure she believes her new identity will heal those wounds. I’m also sure it will not. When it doesn’t, what will she be left with? I want to believe that she will be alright. I’m here, waiting for her. I pray she knows I’m still here, waiting, for as long as it takes.” Read more here.
4 Highlights From Senate Hearing on Liberals’ Equality Act, by Virginia Allen. “If passed, the Equality Act would prohibit discimination [sic] on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity within ‘places of public accommodation,’ which, in a break with legal tradition, would include churches, mosques, temples, and other places of worship.” Read more here.
VP Harris Avoids Controversy in UN Speech but Behind the Scenes U.S. Pushes for Abortion, by Lisa Correnti and Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “Delegates close to the negotiations told the Friday Fax that U.S. diplomats have joined the European Union in promoting the new and ambiguous phrase ‘sexual and reproductive health and rights’ in UN policy. The phrase is used by UN agencies to promote abortion, LGBT rights and sexual autonomy for children.” Read more here.
In Abortion Case, the Supreme Court Can Stop Biden From Pushing Extreme Rules in Secret Deals, by Margot Cleveland. “Elections have consequences. Abandoning the rule of law should not be one of them. That matters not, though, to the Biden administration, which has abandoned the legally mandated rulemaking process… To stop the administration from gutting the governing Title X regulations on abortion providers, however, Ohio and a contingency of 18 other states could also stop these shenanigans with a petition now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.” Read more here.
Father Arrested After Continuing to Call His Child ‘She’ After Court-Ordered Gender Transition Treatments, by Jonathan Turley. “I personally disagree with the father in the use of the pronoun if his son has made this choice. I would yield to the child’s preference on how the child is referenced… Yet, arresting a parent for continuing to oppose such a transition or referring to the wrong pronoun is chilling. There is an utter disregard of the countervailing interests and rights of parents in these decisions.” Read more here.
‘Detransition Awareness Day’ Highlights Those Embracing Their True Identity, by Jeff Johnston. “March 12, 2021 was the first ever ‘Detransition Awareness Day,’ created by a coalition of groups and individuals ‘to raise awareness and break down the stigma around detransition.’ The term ‘detransition’ refers to the process people go through of stopping a ‘gender transition’ – trying to live as the opposite sex – and embracing their bodily sex.” Read more here.
The Equality Act and the Rise of the Anti-Theological State, by R. Albert Mohler, Jr. “The Equality Act … represents the threat of government coercion against a certain structure of theology, doctrine, and morality. This means the threat of the state directed against any claim of divine revelation that contradicts the new morality, the newly minted definition of marriage, and the newly constructed ‘rights’ of the LGBTQ revolution.” Read more here.
If Conversion Therapy Is Banned, It Is the Bible That Will Be Silenced, by David Robertson. “…[T]he truth is that most politicians are largely ignorant of what conversion therapy actually is. All they know is that it is ‘bad,’ and they will get hassle if they don’t join in with the mob – and virtue points if they do. And so, they will. But there will be little thought, little reality and little awareness of the consequences of passing a law that they do not understand.” Read more here.
The Equality Act Would Make Protecting Your Child an Act of Bigotry, by Melissa Moschella. “…[I]f the Equality Act or the Fairness for All Act becomes law, you would not only find it difficult to protect your daughter from the irreversible harms of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones, but your failure to unquestioningly affirm your daughter’s new identity and your refusal to consent to hormone treatment for her could be considered abusive or neglectful.” Read more here.
Slate Columnist: ‘I Don’t Want to Be a Parent’ Is Fine Reason for Abortion, by Katie Yoder. “Here’s what someone should tell her: It’s normal to be scared. It’s normal to be terrified about the unexpected – especially if it’s something as life-changing as a baby… But know that you are strong. That you are not alone. That you are loved. That abortion is not your only option. That it’s worth considering keeping your baby – whom you already refer to as your ‘second child’ – because you have that superwoman ability.” Read more here.
Equality Act Would Cancel Religious Freedom, by Thomas Jipping and Sarah Parshall Perry. “By excising the Religious Freedom Restoration Act from the legislation equation altogether, the Equality Act gives government free rein to restrict, compromise, or even eliminate the fundamental right to practice religion in pursuit of the Equality Act’s political agenda… This would be the first time that Congress not only provided inadequate protection for religious freedom, but deliberately and publicly repudiated it altogether.” Read more here.
Equality Act Danger: Cross-Sex Hormones Could Create Transgender ‘Menopausal Teens,’ by Dr. Susan Berry. “The Equality Act, if passed in the Senate and signed into law, could be used to punish medical … professionals who do not immediately affirm a teen’s stated desire to be treated with damaging cross-sex hormones. For teens with gender dysphoria who insist on receiving cross-sex hormones following puberty-blocking drugs, the end result could be a fast-forward to middle age and all the health concerns that normally come to those in their 40s and 50s.” Read more here.
Dead Supreme Court Justices Prevent Arkansas From Implementing Will of the People on Abortion, by Jonathon Van Maren. “Fourteen states have seen lawmakers propose sweeping abortion bans across the United States in 2021… Until — or if — Roe falls, these bills illustrate that the public and political will to protect the pre-born exists in many states, but thus far the wall set up by the Supreme Court is blocking the way to full recognition of the humanity of America’s youngest citizens.” Read more here.
‘Equality Act’ Will Make Mother’s Shocking Experience Commonplace, by Liberty Counsel. “The AST supervisor called Jane later and told her they had a new behavior technician, a woman, who will arrive the next Monday. On that Monday, a man dressed like a woman arrived at her door! Jane called AST and said she did not want her child working with a man dressed as a woman. Then Jane was told she was discriminating against the ‘woman in question.’” Read more here.
There Is No Epidemic of Trans Murders, by Rod Dreher. “NBC reports that Braxton used to be involved in prostitution, and was planning to create an account online with OnlyFans, where Braxton could share nude images of himself with paying customers. Police have given no further details on this killing — such as, if it had to do with prostitution, as so many transgender murders do. There is no reason at all to believe at this point that Braxton’s murder was a hate crime. But of course the LGBT activist organizations pump it up, and the media go along with it.” Read more here.
Where the Government Decides What Your Child Should Learn About Sex, by Elizabeth Francis. “Parents in Wales should brace themselves: the Welsh Government is one step away from transferring the right of parents to decide their child’s best interests about sex and religious education to the State. Legal reforms aim to hand over the decision about what is appropriate to the maturity and development of children to the government and schools – to the exclusion of parents, and without their consent.” Read more here.
Seventh Circuit Ban on Parental Notice for Underage Abortions Tees Up Supreme Court Review, by Margot Cleveland. “On Friday in a split 2-1 decision, a federal appellate court declared unconstitutional Indiana’s parental notification law for minors seeking abortions. The Seventh Circuit’s majority decision in Planned Parenthood v. Box II is wrong, but also providential because it provides a perfect vehicle for the Supreme Court to revisit its abortion jurisprudence.” Read more here.
LGBT Activists Sue Canadian Pastor for Preaching Biblical Sexuality, by Jonathon Van Maren. “Van Mackelberg, who fundraises for LGBT causes as a drag queen under the moniker Flo Mingo, was happy to tell the CBC why he’d decided to organize against a Christian pastor for saying Christian things. ‘Unfortunately, we’re not in a place yet where we are fully accepted and we can live our true lives,’ he said, without explaining why Murphy’s views prevent him from doing anything.” Read more here.
Transgender Activists are Trying to Bully the NCAA Into Conformity, by Zachary Faria. “Transgender activists hope to bludgeon the NCAA into complying with their contradiction-filled gender ideology, destroying the integrity of women’s sports and putting many female athletes at increased risk of injury. In doing so, they hope their heavy-handed tactics silence all opposition and chill the expression of opposing opinions.” Read more here.
Here’s What Else Democrats Want to Make You Fund: International Abortions, by Rebecca Downs. “The bill’s name sums accurately sums up a Democratic talking point: ‘Abortion is health care, health care is a human right, and it must be paid for,’ even abroad. When introduced, the bill received attention in the form of supportive tweets… A common them [sic] to such coverage is that opposing taxpayer-funded abortions is racist. As if seeking to end the lives of these targeted populations somehow isn’t worse.” Read more here.
States Need to Protect Children From Trans Abuse by Investigating Planned Parenthood Now, by Margot Cleveland and Joy Pullman. “Absent whistleblower or patient complaints, state boards of medicine may be powerless to protect the public until it is too late. State legislatures, however, could and should ensure that their citizens, especially minors, are protected from the profit-seeking vultures at Planned Parenthood by more stringently regulating the prescribing, dispensing, and injection of opposite-sex hormones.” Read more here.
An Easter Egg From the Government Won’t Roll Away Months of Unfair Treatment of Scottish Christians, by Lois McLatchie. “Since January, they have watched off-licenses, dry cleaners and bicycle shops be given permission to open with safety measures in place to protect public health. Large, airy church buildings have remained tightly locked. The faithful have been forbidden from gathering, even at a masked distance, to worship and to receive communion. How can Christians be more contagious than bicycle enthusiasts?” Read more here.
Nebraska Abortion Darling Seeks to Allow Non-Physicians to Commit Abortions in Dangerous, Misogynistic Move, by Kristan Hawkins. “Name another surgery for which we are trying to downgrade the health and safety standards and licensing requirements for a medical free-for-all… Sure, it might be easier for abortion vendors to hire less-skilled individuals to carry out abortions. It would be cheaper and enlarge their employee pool. But that’s not a valid reason to do it.” Read more here.
Detransitioners Open Up About How Transgender ‘Medicine’ Left Them Scarred for Life, by Tyler O’Neil. “All people should treat those suffering from gender dysphoria with compassion, and the medical community should pursue gender dysphoria treatments other than medical transition. These detransitioners prove that encouraging transgender identity in opposition to the truth of biological sex can cause serious harm — and not just social harms like allowing biological males into women’s restrooms or males into women’s sports.” Read more here.
The Future of Women’s Sports, by David Applegate. “Allowing boys and men to compete against girls and women in high school and college sports will largely discourage most women and girls from competing at all, deprive them of these benefits, and defeat the very purposes of Title IX. No matter what courses we may take in other areas of life, it is high time that American and Western culture return to accepting the lessons of actual science and human experience when it comes to basic biological differences between men and women.” Read more here.
‘Equality Act’ is Bad for Women, by Liberty Counsel. “Julia Beck, a self-described radical lesbian feminist and the former law and policy co-chair of Baltimore’s LGBTQ Commission, has testified before the committee with a surprising revelation of truth of what will become reality if HR 5 becomes law. ‘This would eliminate women and girls as a coherent legal category worthy of civil rights protections. There is no way to tell if someone is lying about being transgender,’ said Beck.” Read more here.
Biden’s COVID-19 Plan: Force Taxpayers to Pay for Abortions, by Terry Jeffrey. “When Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill … was being considered in the House, Reps. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., offered a Hyde-type amendment to prevent it from funding abortions. This amendment was co-sponsored by 203 of their colleagues… But Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee rejected the amendment and the House Rules Committee refused to allow it to be considered on the House floor.” Read more here.
Chilling Effect: How the Hate Crime Bill Threatens Free Speech, by Lucy Hunter Blackburn. “Most of the current criticism relates to Part 2, which will extend the criminal offence of ‘stirring up hatred,’ and the likely impact of this on freedom of expression. In particular, significant concerns remain in relation to issues around sex and gender identity, and the risk of furthering chilling effects in an area of debate that people are already afraid to enter.” Read more here.
Data Reveals a COVID-19 Baby Bust in the U.S., but the Problem Lies Far Deeper, by Bettina di Fiore. “Perhaps Noah Smith, a former assistant professor of finance, hit the nail on the head when he said, ‘Most important[ly], the U.S. simply needs to change its mentality.’ Our culture of death must be transformed into one that embraces life. We must stop sending taxpayer funds to organizations that are obliterating the future of our nation — like Planned Parenthood — and redirect those funds to agencies and programs that support and protect families and children.” Read more here.
Biden’s ‘Transgender’ Order Imperils Victims of Abuse, by Clare Morell. “Anecdotal evidence also shows that some women fear that non-transgender, biological men may exploit the process of self-identification under the rule to gain access to women’s shelters. Perpetrators perpetrate. That is who they are. We must not lie to ourselves that abusers won’t take advantage of policies such as these to commit further abuse.” Read more here.
Gaming Platform Teaches Children It’s ‘Womxn,’ Not Women, by Douglas Blair. “Twitch’s young audience provides fertile ground for indoctrination. Children won’t even notice that the site they watch ‘Fortnite’ on is pushing leftist ideology. They’ll just passively absorb what Twitch tells them, be it ‘women aren’t real’ or ‘it’s offensive to say “blind.”’” Read more here.
Biden Celebrates International Women’s Day by Forcing Girls to Share Bathrooms, Sports Teams, With Boys, by Tyler O’Neil. “President Joe Biden … issued a glowing statement about women’s empowerment, launched a Gender Policy Council, and signed an executive order barring ‘sex discrimination’ — including discrimination on the basis of gender identity — in public schools. On one hand, Biden celebrated women’s advancement, and on the other, he forced schoolgirls to share bathrooms and sports teams with biological boys.” Read more here.
Liberals, Please Grow a Spine and Say No to Child Gender Transition, by Georgia Howe. “It feels like just yesterday that liberals were fretting about hormones in non-organic milk causing precocious puberty in girls. They weren’t crazy. Hormones are powerful even in small doses, and kids’ bodies are fragile. The fact we are even considering the use of hormones in high enough doses to alter the normal healthy growth of children is stunning. It is not ‘right-wing’ to feel stunned.” Read more here.
Abortion Activists Offer Dubious Claims to Attack Helms Amendment, by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. “Many countries that receive assistance from the U.S. prohibit abortion in all but extreme cases, such as where the life of the mother is at stake or where the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest. In such places, the vast majority of abortions currently occurring ‘unsafely’ are already illegal, and the U.S. could not assist in making them ‘safe’ without violating the sovereign laws of that country.” Read more here.
Why Christians Must Not Support Republican-Sponsored ‘Fairness for All Act,’ by Travis Weber. “…[T]he philosophical approach of [the Fairness for All Act] sends the message that religious liberty is something that can be ‘carved out’ of a broad SOGI mandate like this bill. Religious liberty is a broad, over-arching principle that extends throughout the public square. Yet this assumption is not present within FFA, and this bill cannot be acceptable to anyone who cares about religious liberty.” Read more here.
San Diego ‘Throuple’ Lays the Groundwork for Legalised Polyamory, by Michael Cook. “Americans were assured that same-sex marriage would merely open up the institution of marriage to gay couples and lesbian couples. There was no intention whatsoever to alter the fundamentals of marriage. Etc. Etc. Well, six years on, it seems that throuples are being normalised and mothers are being erased. If those aren’t fundamental changes, what is?” Read more here.
‘Equality Act’ Makes Abortion a Federal Right, by Liberty Counsel. “The ‘Equality Act’ will make abortion a federal right from fertilization through full birth and will override every state law, including informed consent, parental consent and notification, waiting periods, and even late term abortion procedures like Partial Birth Abortion. The bill will also require state and federal funding and require insurance companies and employers (including religious employers) to provide coverage for chemical and surgical abortion.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Makes Millions Killing Babies, It Doesn’t Need Our Tax Dollars, by Right to Life of Michigan. “Planned Parenthood isn’t close to being in danger of closing because of this pandemic downturn. In the last five years they’ve made a profit of more than $600 MILLION DOLLARS. They made their most recent hefty 8-figure profit in spite of President Trump’s Protect Life Rule, which cut their funding from the Title X family planning program—which President Biden plans to restore.” Read more here.
‘Equality Act’ Bans Life-Saving Counseling, by Liberty Counsel. “The so-called ‘Equality Act’ not only threatens the free exercise of religion and free speech, but it will also be used to prevent people of all ages who struggle with unwanted same-sex attractions, behavior, or gender confusion from getting the counseling they desire. HR 5 will be used to ban licensed and unlicensed counselors from providing consenting minors and adults with talk therapy.” Read more here.
Universities Are Now Trying to Cancel Students for Saying Men Cannot Become Female, by Joshua Arnold. “What ‘conceptual framework’ of education censors basic scientific fact? Apparently one that has grossly reinterpreted its provision that teachers must foster ‘a diverse campus community marked by mutual respect for the unique talents and contributions of each individual.’ On paper, this is innocent, boilerplate lip-service to free academic inquiry. In New York, it now justifies woke administrators dangling students over a cliff until they affirm blatant falsehoods.” Read more here.
Health Professionals Have Lost Jobs for Their Pro-Life Beliefs. The Equality Act Will Make It Worse, by Bettina di Fiore. “’I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody who asked for it, nor will I make a suggestion to this effect. Similarly I will not give to a woman an abortive remedy.’ This is part of the original Hippocratic Oath, which all physicians were once required to take… Today, health care workers who attempt to practice Hippocratic, pro-life ethics are openly discriminated against, and if the Equality Act becomes law, the situation will only get worse.” Read more here.
Biden’s Memo on LGBTQ Policies Abroad is Ideological Colonialism, by Grace Melton. “American efforts to bully these countries—whether with a carrot of additional aid or a stick of withholding aid—into liberalizing their laws on marriage or other issues of sexual morality will surely cause friction with proponents of national sovereignty and religious believers alike, especially in Muslim- or Christian-majority countries.” Read more here.
A Child is Born With Three Legal ‘Dads,’ Proving Yet Again That the Slippery Slope is Real, by Matt Walsh. “Sure, the men feel great about their Dad Trio, but their emotional needs aren’t the primary concern of normal and sane people. We are worried about the children, who are being regarded more as fashion accessories than human beings. To respect their humanity is to acknowledge that children need mothers, too. It is an absurd idea that the role of the mother can be adequately replaced just by adding more dads into the equation.” Read more here.
Bride’s Shocking Experience Will Become Common Under ‘Equality Act,’ by Liberty Counsel. “When ‘Ann’ arrived, the salesperson was wearing a COVID mask, dress, tights and heels. The salesperson proceeded to help ‘Ann’ in the dressing room, touching private areas of her body while helping her in and out of wedding dresses. Then ‘Ann’s’ sister and mother pulled her aside and notified her that the salesperson was a man. ‘Ann’ had never undressed in front of a man and felt violated and deceived by the bridal store.” Read more here.
Huge Increase in LGBT Identification Casts Doubt on ‘Born This Way’ Claim, by Glenn T. Stanton. “Being LGBT is not a clinical sexual attraction, nor is it a medical or scientific term. No one is simultaneously a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender person (much less all of the other letters that seem to be added every year). This designation is merely a socio-political mash-up — a broad and imprecise term of political or ideological identity.” Read more here.
A Society That Can’t Debate Trans Ideology’s Effects on Kids Isn’t a Democracy, by Jonathan S. Tobin. “If having a free society should mean anything, it ought to mean it’s possible to debate contentious issues on which reasonable people (and the experts) can disagree. But we’ve gotten to the point where any debate about the treatment of children is shut down. That’s not only unethical and harmful to our kids — but incompatible with democracy and American ideals.” Read more here.
Using the Word ‘Womxn’ is as Silly as It is Illogical, by Ian Haworth. “This argument rests on the fact that you cannot make a gendered term ‘gender neutral.’ The word ‘woman’ relates entirely to biological sex, with its sole use being to assign or describe sex and/or gender… Ultimately, the purpose of words like ‘womxn’ is not to include men who think they’re women, but to exclude those who believe that sex exists by removing our vocabulary to argue otherwise.” Read more here.
At the Coalface of Teenage Gender Change, by Michael Cook. “An undercover investigation by the London Telegraph has found that an online clinic run by suspended doctors is willing to organise sex-change drugs and puberty blockers – without a face-to-face consultation. The website, GenderGP, circumvents the law in the UK by using overseas doctors and exploiting a legal loophole.” Read more here.
The Equality Act Must Die in the Senate, by Washington Examiner. “The Equality Act is a declaration of war against anyone who dares to speak out against the Left’s wild theories about sex and gender identity. It is an attempt to force the rest of the country to accept a bigoted ideology by making it legally binding and then removing the means by which concerned citizens can object.” Read more here.
Snapchat is a Transgender Propaganda and Grooming Machine, by Evita Duffy. “There is no free marketplace of ideas in the Discover section. Snapchat’s editorial team has total control over its content. Millennial editors in Silicon Valley carefully hand-select radical leftist propaganda to give straight to children. LGBT content is very prevalent on Snapchat, and transgender content is specially [sic] common.” Read more here.
The Explosion in Queer Sexuality Among Kids is Not a Natural Trend, by Chad Felix Greene. “Rather than reflecting the natural progression of openness to human variation in sexuality and gender identity, it seems to better reflect a pop culture fad to be included in the LGBT spectrum in any way possible. This seems especially true for younger people, who are inundated with LGBT education, culture, and positivity and … find meaning in being different, unique, and rebellious, along with their friends.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood is Providing Fewer Breast Screenings, Wellness Exams, and More Abortions, Transgender Services, by Melanie Israel. “The Charlotte Lozier Institute notes that over the last decade, Planned Parenthood performed roughly 129 abortions for every adoption referral. The institute … also highlights that in the last decade, cancer screening and prevention services have decreased 63%, prenatal services have decreased 79%, and the number of unique patients has decreased 20%.” Read more here.
Why Do 1 in 6 Gen Z Adults Identify as LGBT? by Michael Brown. “Today, there is an increasing body of evidence that teenagers, especially female, are more prone to identify as transgender in a mistaken effort to get to the root of some of their own emotional and psychological issues… So, it is no surprise that more young adults are identifying as transgender, along with gay, lesbian, and bisexual.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood More Involved in Transgender Revolution Than You Realize, by Nicole Russell. “Planned Parenthood has over 600 ‘health centers.’ If each affiliate provided cross-sex hormone treatment to 300 patients a year, the statistic cited by one affiliate in Massachusetts, that’s upward of 180,000 people per year. And it’s almost as easy as setting up a dinner reservation.” Read more here.
‘Abortion Monopoly’ Planned Parenthood Now the Second-Largest Provider of Trans Hormones in the U.S., by Jonathon Van Maren. “FRC’s report also noted that transgender hormone therapy is now available at 200 Planned Parenthood facilities in 31 states, making the abortion giant the second-largest provider of trans ‘treatments’ (if they can be called that) in the country.” Read more here.
Rand Paul is Right: Transgender Interventions for Kids Can Include ‘Genital Mutilation,’ by Jared Eckert. “Paul is right to make the comparison between genital mutilation and ‘transgender care’ for minors. In any other case, the physical destruction of a minor’s genitalia as a result of social pressures to conform and be accepted by others would be condemned as genital mutilation. Indeed, this is the description of genital mutilation, according to the World Health Organization. Inflicting such irreversible harm to children’s bodies should be condemned for what it is.” Read more here.
Gallup and Major Media Report LGBT Identity is Growing. Is That Really a Thing? by Glenn T. Stanton. “…[T]he general media lazily accepts that ‘being LGBT’ is mere short-hand for being experimental. It is not an objective, scientific thing, but merely an elastically loose identity rooted in politics and self-perception. That is why this new data doesn’t even really tell us anything, other than that people are simply becoming more liberal and elastic in how they identify themselves regarding their sexuality and gender. And of course, they are. It’s the fashion of the day.” Read more here.
The Equality Act Would ‘Potato Head’ All Americans, by Kylee Zempel. “We’re talking about erasing sex and gender distinctions altogether and punishing anyone who resists that gender is fluid, any feminists who don’t think men should be allowed on women’s sports teams, and any church that doesn’t want to hire a transgender staff member. The legal meaning of bigotry and discrimination is about to define anyone who still believes in science.” Read more here.
Therapy Bans, APA Talking Points and Counseling Choice, by Andrè Van Mol, MD. “…[T]he desire for help in addressing unwanted same-sex attraction and gender dysphoria is usually and necessarily driven by the patients themselves, though critics often frame therapy as otherwise. Were it otherwise, change-allowing therapy would have collapsed long ago. Supply and demand dictate there is no market for what is not wanted.” Read more here.
Big Business Sides With Leftists in Pushing Highly Destructive ‘Equality Act,’ by Emily Jashinsky. “Because this progressive-or-bigot binary has such a chilling effect on free expression, extreme elements of the trans agenda like undermining Title IX, hormone treatments for children, and men in women’s shelters are enforced without robust debate. The cost of speaking up far outweighs the benefit for most people.” Read more here.
No, the FDA Shouldn’t Make the Abortion Pill More Accessible, by Grazie Pozo Christie. “Given how sensible the restrictions instituted by the FDA for the use of Mifeprex are, it may seem surprising that those who want to see them abandoned or disregarded should proclaim themselves the champions of women. They seem, rather, to be champions of the abortion industry and its leader, Planned Parenthood, which both stand to make fortunes by selling the drugs without proper oversight.” Read more here.
With the Insane ‘Equality Act,’ the Democrat Party Has Declared Total War on Reality, by Matt Walsh. “Let us try to wrap our heads around the sheer lunacy here… Under the Equality Act, one’s perception of themselves — even if incorrect — takes precedence over the reality of who they actually are. Indeed, the reality is no longer legally recognized at all. Delusion and fantasy supplant truth. Falsehood wins the day.” Read more here.
5 Things You Need to Know About the Extremist ‘Equality Act’ House Democrats Just Passed, by Margot Cleveland. “While Americans may shrug at The Equality Act’s Orwellian use of language, they will be made to care because the proposed law defines ‘gender identity’ so broadly that there is no limit to whom may demand to be treated legally as the opposite sex.” Read more here.
The ‘Equality Act’ is the Greatest Threat to Religious Freedom in Our Lifetime. We Must Stand Against It, by Gary Hamrick. “…[O]ver time we have forgotten God. And worse than forgetting God is the usurping of His authority by drafting laws that dishonor Him because they conflict with His moral code… In a free country, people have the freedom to deny God’s righteous standard. But that should not infringe upon the rights of those who wish to comply with His righteous standard.” Read more here.
Illinois Abortionist With Unsafe History Says State’s ‘Dangerous’ Parental Notification Law Must End, by Anne Marie Williams, RN, BSN. “Parental notification laws further help expose child abuse and trafficking, as abusers and traffickers are highly motivated to bring girls for abortions without their parents’ knowledge… Perhaps the most telling reason that abortion providers argue for the repeal of parental notification is the impact on their financial bottom line. Illinois Right to Life previously noted that abortions on minors dropped by 55% after the state’s parental notification law took effect in 2013.” Read more here.
‘Blessings of Liberty’: How ‘The Equality Act’ Viciously Attacks Christians, Freedom, Society, Sex, and You, by Christopher Bedford. “Meanwhile, Catholic school and other forms of religious education, rare alternatives to increasingly failing and liberal public education, will be compelled by the act to teach a concept of marriage antithetical to their faith, as well as the popular but absurd claim that boys can be girls and girls can be boys.” Read more here.
Standing Up to the Intolerant Equality Act, by Rep. Robert Good. “The Equality Act would make wholesale and damaging changes to our nation’s civil rights laws, with little to no debate in Congress regarding how this legislation will affect the daily lives of Americans and the institutions they hold dear. While the Equality Act purports to be an ‘inclusive’ piece of legislation, it … would ultimately put civil rights law at odds with long-standing religious beliefs pertaining to sex, sexuality, and other moral issues.” Read more here.
The ‘Equality Act’ Destroys Religious Liberty: Here’s What You Need to Know, by Ian Haworth. “Under such legislation, it is clear that religious liberty is trumped by this version of subjective ‘equality,’ all while ignoring other rights such as freedom of association. Further adding to this worry is that much of the language is intentionally vague, meaning that concrete rights such as religious freedom can be cast aside in favor of subjective and emotionally-driven assumptions and interpretations of ‘discrimination,’ whether or not that was the intent or reality.” Read more here.
The Equality Act: Gaslighting Reality, by Emilie Kao. “’Cisgender normativity’ might be an easy concept to dismiss along with erasure of mother and father, and the introduction of ‘chestfeeding.’ But to think of the gender identity revolution as merely another chapter in ‘woke’ wonderland would be to miss the import of the linguistic, cultural, and political revolution for the integrity of education, medicine, and science.” Read more here.
How ‘Equality Act’ Would Impose Transgender Ideology on Everyone, by Jerrett Stepman. “Proponents of the Equality Act, according to Baylor, maintain that the law would mean enforced LGBTQ curriculums, opening up private spaces for boys who ‘identify’ as girls, the participation of biological males in female sports, mandatory ‘preferred pronoun’ use, and a host of other policies for recipients of federal funds.” Read more here.
Democrats Block Laws Stopping Infanticide Even Though Babies Are Born Alive After Abortions, by Wesley Smith. “I don’t see any excuse for opposing abortion-survivor laws — even if one is adamantly in favor of unlimited abortion rights. A living baby outside the womb is not a fetus, but a neonate in medical terms. At that point, nobody is forcing the baby’s mother to gestate against her will. No one is controlling her body. Indeed, such laws do not prevent a single abortion because they only apply in an abortion’s aftermath.” Read more here.
Why the Equality Act is More Extreme Than the Bostock Decision, by John McCormack. “Laycock, a longtime supporter of gay marriage and proponent of enacting a federal gay-rights law, explained that the Equality Act ‘regulates religious non-profits and then it says that [the Religious Freedom Restoration Act] does not apply to any claim under the Equality Act. This would be the first time Congress has limited the reach of RFRA. This is not a good-faith attempt to reconcile competing interests. It is an attempt by one side to grab all the disputed territory and to crush the other side.’” Read more here.
The Equality Act: What to Know and What to Do, by John Stonestreet. “To be clear, you should only care about the Equality Act if you are a Christian, or a person of faith, or a woman, or own a business, or run a non-profit, or go to school, or teach at a school, or are a medical or mental-health professional, or (especially) are a female athlete, or under the age of 18, or ever use a public restroom. That’s not an exaggeration.” Read more here.
‘Equality Act’ Guts Religious Freedom, by Liberty Counsel. “Religious and nonprofit schools that violate the bill could lose their tax-exempt status and schools could lose accreditation – which means they could not accept student loans and many graduates would not be able to be accepted into graduate schools. The expanse of the bill includes church and college overnight stays with youth and/or students, dorms, sports, bathrooms, locker rooms, and showers.” Read more here.
5 Things to Know About the Anti-Family Equality Act That Could Pass This Week, by Raymond Wolfe. “With control of the presidency and both houses of Congress, Democrats are finally poised to enact their extreme anti-family and anti-life agenda into law… If the Equality Act makes it through Congress, the Biden administration has made clear that it will be approved by the White House and become law, ushering in a hard-left onslaught against religious rights in the United States.” Read more here.
The Counterfeit Equality Act: The Left’s Assault on Religious Liberty, by Ken Blackwell. “…[T]he Equality Act would reinstitute the kind of legal system discrimination the civil rights movement sought to undo, only on ideological rather than racial grounds… While the civil rights movement sought educational opportunities for all, the Equality Act will ensure the closure of Christian colleges and universities that are faithful to the Bible’s teachings about marriage, sexuality, and gender.” Read more here.
Amazon: Buy Anything You Could Ever Want, Except This Book Challenging Transgenderism, by Jeremy Beaman. “One has to assume, considering some quite illiberal social trends, that Anderson was struck down for suggesting that human nature and physiology have certain constancies, a notion that is anathema to progressivism… Amazon is treading on dangerous ground, shutting off debate over an issue with very serious implications that have by no means been settled.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood’s New Report Reveals More Than 8.6 Million Abortions, by Katie Yoder. “But not all numbers rose. Prenatal services decreased from 9,798 in 2018—2019 to 8,626 in 2019–2020. Likewise, adoption referrals dropped dramatically from 4,279 in 2018—2019 to 2,667 in 2019–2020. These numbers reveal Planned Parenthood’s priorities.” Read more here.
Accommodating Trans Athletes Without Rejecting the Reality of Human Biology, by Quillette Magazine. “Thankfully, lawmakers and sports officials aren’t confined to this (as the expression goes) false policy binary, because there are ways to protect the integrity of female athletics while also treating transgender individuals with dignity and respect. One promising option, for instance, would be to preserve the traditionally defined female category while also rebranding the male category as an ‘open’ category that’s available to anyone.” Read more here.
These Girls Are Hurt by Transgender Competition, by Salena Zito. “Alanna Smith’s dedication to her sport is profound. Just listening to the elite high school track star explain her training schedule is exhausting. Yet no matter how hard she trains, if she has to compete against biological males, she stands no chance of winning. ‘There is simply a biological advantage that males have over females,’ explained the daughter of baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Lee Smith.” Read more here.
Yes, Biden’s HHS Pick Advocates Puberty Blockers, Medical Transition of Minors, by Amanda Prestigiacomo. “Dr. Rachel Levine, President Joe Biden’s pick as Assistant Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), advocates for the use of puberty blockers and the medical transition of minors… Levine has spoken publicly about support for the medical transition of minors and the use of puberty blockers for children who ‘just start puberty’ as a way to make sure they don’t ‘go through the wrong puberty.’” Read more here.
Equality Act is Trojan Horse for Abortion Lobby and More, by Melanie Israel. “Because of the way the Equality Act is drafted, this new definition of sex discrimination—understood to include a medical condition such as abortion—would be applied to areas of law, such as federally assisted programs, public accommodations, and Obamacare’s nondiscrimination provision. In practice, it could mean that a health care provider would be discriminating on the basis of sex if they refused to perform an abortion procedure; …and health insurance plans could be discriminating on the basis of sex if they do not include coverage for elective abortions.” Read more here.
Joe Biden’s ‘War on Women’: Equality Act to End Legal Recognition of Biological Sex, by Dr. Susan Berry. “Schilling warned while the ‘Equality’ Act sounds virtuous, ‘every member of Congress should recognize’ that a vote in favor of it ‘is a vote against women, particularly women and girl athletes, as well as a vote against Americans of faith.’” Read more here.
The Institution of Marriage and the Virtuous Society, by David Lutz. “The transition from a traditional to liberal society has been accompanied by a transformation in our understanding of marriage from an institutional model to a romantic model. While romantic love is a powerful motivator to form personal relationships, it often fades when those relationships become rocky. Traditional marriage is a social institution with moral obligations; it forms the core of families, promotes social stability, and endures, fluctuating emotions notwithstanding.” Read more here.
Why the ‘Equality Act’ Democrats Want to Pass This Week Should Really Be Called the ‘Destroy Our Daughters Act,’ by Margot Cleveland. “America’s girls deserve better than to be sacrificed on the altar of the extreme transgender movement that holds the support of powerful politicians and corporate media. To date, all but a few parents have remained silent, either out of misplaced compassion for those declaring themselves transgender or out of fear of public shaming. But if average Americans don’t rise up now and make their voices heard, it will soon be too late—and their daughters will suffer the consequences.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Kills More Babies in Abortions Than Anyone in America, by Steven Ertelt. “When looking at the Guttmacher figures, Planned Parenthood killed 41.1% of all babies whose lives are unceremoniously ended in abortions every year. And compared to the CDC figures, Planned Parenthood kills 57.2% of all babies who die in abortions on an annual basis.” Read more here.
Why Democrats’ Equality Act is Dangerous to Women, Children, and Gay People Like Me, by John Paul Moran. “This bill would require Americans to consider gender identity and even biological sex a personal choice, not an objective fact… This will turn any recognition of the difference between biological sexes, or any preference for traditional sexual relationships or genders, or even the scientific definition of the two sexes, into potential ‘hate’ crimes.” Read more here.
Biden’s Executive Order on Gender Discrimination Has Muddied Waters on Title IX. Challenges Could Clear That Up, by Sarah Parshall Perry. “Either these activities and facilities can be separated by biological sex, or they must be sex-neutral and open to anyone for any reason. Doing that, of course, would vitiate 50 years of progress women have made toward sex parity in education. Gender identity cannot replace biological sex in federal law with the simple stroke of a presidential pen.” Read more here.
Before Rejoining UN Human Rights Council, U.S. Should Commit to Authentic Human Rights, by Elyssa Koren. “If the U.S. joins the ranks of these progressive champions of faux rights – advancing issues such as the ‘right’ to abortion or elimination of ‘hate speech’ – its ability to play a real role in the revitalization of the international human rights system will be jeopardized. Unfortunately, thus far, the Biden administration has not shown a willingness to put consensus-based efforts before divisive agendas.” Read more here.
Three Gay Men All Identify as the Father, by Binary Australia. “The redefinition of marriage in recent years has paved the way for many interpretations that challenge the concept of family and identity. From the age-old, time-honoured definition of one man and one woman, we are now left to navigate a de-gendered society that also includes ‘throuples.’” Read more here.
Promise to America’s Children Warns of Destructive Equality Act LGBT Agenda, by Emilie Kao and Jared Eckert. “After 1964, federal courts ordered public schools to teach black history to remedy discrimination against African Americans. In like fashion, federal courts could also order schools to teach the sexual orientation and gender identity curricula… Imposing one political viewpoint on students on questions about gender and sexual orientation stigmatizes those who hold disfavored views.” Read more here.
Expert Warns: Smartphone Generation ‘Raised on Hardcore Porn,’ Church Must Address Coming ‘Tsunami,’ by Leah MarieAnn Klett. “Shimer acknowledged that talking about porn in the church is ‘awkward, uncomfortable, and surrounded in shame,’ but stressed that it’s ‘not going away…’ The father-of-four also encouraged parents to have the ‘porn and sex talk’ with their children at earlier ages, warning that the ‘world will fill in the blanks if we don’t.’” Read more here.
Entering the Age of Trans Amazons, by Carolyn Moynihan. “Barbara Ehardt, a legislator from Idaho … told the Montana Judiciary Committee hearing that allowing a transgender woman to compete on a collegiate women’s sports team would force teams at other schools to change their recruiting practices and seek transgender players of their own in order to remain competitive.” Read more here.
House to Consider ‘Equality Act’ – a Threat to Life and Freedom, by Jeff Johnston. “The ‘Equality Act’ would elevate these to the same level as other protected characteristics, such as race, color, religion, sex and national origin. In doing so, it threatens First Amendment freedoms such as religious liberty, free speech and freedom of association. The legislation creates even more havoc, threatening women’s sports, conscience rights, charitable institutions, privacy and safety.” Read more here.
Protecting Newborns is Common Sense. Time for Congress to Take Action, by Rep. Ann Wagner and Rep. Steve Scalise. “The fact remains that the law of the land cannot and should not tolerate one premature baby being taken to the intensive care unit, while another baby—at the same age, born during an abortion—is left to die. The Born-Alive Act doesn’t just deserve a vote on the House floor, it deserves to be voted on, passed, and permanently enshrined into law.” Read more here.
Countries Ask to Change UN Procedures to Impose Abortion and LGBT, by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. and Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “The longstanding way UN negotiations come to agreement is with consensus rather than voting. Though consensus has changed over the years, it still allows a relatively small group of countries to block the political wishes of larger groups. This may be changing. Progressive countries are increasingly frustrated that consensus has in some venues blocked both abortion and the LGBT agenda.” Read more here.
Conservative Groups Lament Reintroduction of ‘Conscience-Crushing,’ ‘Orwellian’ Equality Act, by Ryan Foley. “Ryan T. Anderson, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, described the Equality Act as ‘Orwellian’ and ‘legislative malpractice that turns equality on its head,’ adding, ‘It isn’t drafted as a shield to protect vulnerable minorities from unjust discrimination, but as a sword to persecute those who do not embrace new sexual and gender ideologies.’” Read more here.
LGBTs Lose Again at UN Commission, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “’Family-oriented’ is the compromise between those who want to mention ‘the family’ and those who want ‘family diversity.’ The EU will always block ‘the family’ and conservative countries will always block ‘family diversity.’ Conservatives tend to consider ‘family oriented’ as a win, however, since ‘diversity’ is considered an outright reference to homosexual and other couplings.” Read more here.
The Backlash to Biden’s Transgender Agenda is Already Brewing, by Tyler O’Neil. “Many of these bills have a good chance of becoming law, and these efforts represent a long-overdue backlash to the radical activism of transgender identity in various aspects of American society. Unfortunately, most of the legacy media has bought into the worldview of transgenderism. Outlets like CNN have reported these legislative efforts as ‘anti-LGBTQ bills.’” Read more here.
Feminists Now Call Abortion Drugs ‘Missed Period Pills’ to Make Killing Babies Sound Better, by Petra Phn. “According to the Contraception article, the ‘missed period pill’ would be a uterine evacuation drug or combination of drugs, like mifepristone and misoprostol (which are the two main drugs used in a medical abortion procedure). The true purpose of these drugs are [sic] to bring on a period by causing an abortion if a woman is late for her period because of pregnancy.” Read more here.
Academics Called Breastfeeding ‘Ethically Problematic’ Because It Endorses ‘Gender Roles.’ Their View is Gaining Traction, by Benjamin Zeisloft. “U.S. academics wrote in study [sic] published in 2016 that the promotion of breastfeeding as the ‘natural’ way to feed infants is ‘ethically problematic.’ The academics argued that the term ‘breastfeeding’ could ‘endorse controversial set of values about family life and gender roles.’ Now, major hospitals in the United Kingdom are echoing these points.” Read more here.
UN’s Sexual Orientation-Gender Identity ‘Expert’ Aims to Bully Foes of LGBT Agenda, by Elyssa Koren. “Rather than focusing on holding governments accountable for legitimate abuses, the office instead has delved into the promotion of so-called sexual rights, which have no foundation in international law. Moreover, it has evinced a commitment to advancing radical ‘sexuality’ education for minors, even at the cost of crushing fundamental human rights, such as the rights of parents and the right to freedom of religion.” Read more here.
Leftist Activists Try to Ban Researchers From Studying Transgender People, by Chad Felix Greene. “The University of California at Los Angeles’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior was preparing a National Institute of Health-backed study to better understand brain structures and responses among people living with gender dysphoria… Its researchers were seeking transgender participants when LGBT activists demanded the study be shut down.” Read more here.
‘Transition’ Treatment Harms Kids, Veteran Psychiatrist at UK Gender Clinic Says, by Nicole Russell. “Newman asks the psychiatrist in the interview whether children are at risk while receiving treatments at Tavistock. Bell replies: ‘They’re less at risk now because the puberty blockers have been stopped. The puberty blockers have been stopped because there is no evidence base for them at all… By putting them on that pathway, it rather becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.’” Read more here.
Behind the Curtain of Planned Parenthood’s ‘Gender Factories,’ by Tony Perkins. “And if you think these profit-first radicals are going to involve parents — think again. Just like abortion and radical sex ed and everything else Planned Parenthood offers, ‘you can walk into a clinic at 15 in some states — without your mom or dad’s permission, without so much as a therapist’s note,’ Abigail warns, ‘and get a course of testosterone that day.’” Read more here.
The Equality Act Could Force Faith-Based Organizations to Close Their Doors, by James Whitford. “Charitable work has always been done by people, not cogs in a social-assistance machine. These are individuals who make considerable sacrifices to aid the poor in their communities. The love that drives these humanitarian efforts is rooted in a deep faith. Forced to ignore something as fundamental as sex, not only faith-based shelters, but also Christian counseling services, Catholic adoption agencies, and even single-sex schools would be unable to fulfill their missions.” Read more here.
UN Human Rights Office Prepares Global ‘LGBT Hate Groups’ Blacklist, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “The UN rights office is collecting the names of anyone who opposes the LGBT agenda in any way. Politicians, religious leaders, and organizations from around the world who defend life and family will likely be put on a blacklist by the UN office for human rights. The drastic new measure may be used to impose sanctions on pro-family advocates and expose them to terrorist attacks.” Read more here.
As Illinois Considers Comprehensive K-12 Sex Ed, Here’s What Parents Should Know, by Anne Marie Williams. “The REACH Act places heavy emphasis on ‘consent,’ which it defines as ‘knowing, affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in specific interpersonal, physical, or sexual activity at any given time.’ While the Act goes on to specify myriad, drawn-out details of ‘consent,’ research on college-age men and women has consistently shown that ‘consent’ remains a notoriously murky concept at best.” Read more here.
Snapchat is Indoctrinating Children Even More Than Their Teachers Are, by Evita Duffy. “Simply sharing my everyday feed should make it obvious Snapchat clearly seeks to indoctrinate American youth. It provides slanted news from legacy media publications that are selective and misleading. It confuses children’s sexuality. It presents bizarre relationships as normal, lying to kids by labeling these ways of life happy and healthy.” Read more here.
The War on Women’s Sports: Wisconsin Man Wins Women’s Cycling Race, by M.D. Kittle. “The winner of the USA Cycling-sanctioned event was Kenzie Statz, a cyclist who was born male and now identifies as a transgender woman… Statz has been finishing in the money in a number of races. Before transitioning and competing in the women’s events, it appears Statz didn’t fare nearly as well in the men’s competitions.” Read more here.
Feminists Torn: Abortion Giant Planned Parenthood Now Major Player in Transgender Industry, by Dr. Susan Berry. “Feminist organization Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF), which also supports abortion rights, has been at the forefront of challenging the elimination of women’s and girls’ sports as a result of the willingness of the Biden administration to make biological sex subservient to gender identity. The group tweeted Shrier’s post, asserting, ‘It’s infuriating’ that Planned Parenthood has been ‘hijacked…’” Read more here.
Global Family Planning Coalition Subsumed in Abortion, by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. “Between providing opportunities for IPPF and MSI to promote their broader agendas, the event showcased FP2020’s crowning achievement: 60 million additional users of modern contraception since 2012. This fell significantly short of the partnership’s goal of adding 120 million new users in that time.” Read more here.
Is There Really ‘No Wrong Way to Be a Woman?’ by Ann Farmer. “We cannot be too surprised that having dehumanised and destroyed unborn females in the name of female choice, those females who do get to be born are subjected to dehumanisation, albeit the rather less violent form of being ditched from the dictionary. ‘There is no wrong way to be a woman?’ Let’s not kid ourselves. In the eyes of UN Women and feminist ideologues, one way is very, very wrong indeed: it’s called being a mother.” Read more here.
Inside Planned Parenthood’s Gender Factory, by Abigail Shrier. “The Planned Parenthood clinic where she worked was located in a small town of roughly 30,000. Abortions were the clinic’s ‘bread and butter,’ something this employee fully supports. But, she noted, ‘trans identifying kids are cash cows, and they are kept on the hook for the foreseeable future in terms of follow-up appointments, bloodwork, meetings, etc., whereas abortions are (hopefully) a one-and-done situation.’” Read more here.
Why Not SRHR? by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. “In the quarter century since the Cairo and Beijing conferences, the progress made by gay and lesbian (and, increasingly, transgender) activists has in many ways surpassed that achieved by proponents of abortion. While both topics still remain far from global consensus, the barriers to the inclusion and definition of ‘sexual rights’ in global negotiations are facing a battering ram of ever-increasing size.” Read more here.
Why Every Child Deserves Married Parents and a Society Who Helps Them Get That, by Ryan Everson. “Every child deserves to live with a married mother and father who love their child and are committed to each other. Parents play an irreplaceable role in helping their children learn proper discipline and moral values, taking their child to extracurriculars that strengthen persistence and teamwork skills, and much more. The data clearly show that married parents are best able to provide these numerous benefits.” Read more here.
Catholic Schools and Transgender Students, by Gerard V. Bradley. “Incarnation no doubt teaches that the earth is spherical and that it revolves around the sun. Flat-earthers are not permitted to opt out; they flunk earth science. Those who deny the truth of heliocentrism flunk astronomy. Were Incarnation to make the little girl’s sex a matter of opinion or individual conviction, it would sharply distinguish the reality of one’s sex from scientific facts. It would make the stubborn objective reality of being male or female a matter of subjective belief.” Read more here.
Africans Plead With Joe Biden to Stop Paying Their Countries to Kill Children, by Helen Raleigh. “Stella Marris, an entrepreneur in Nigeria, lists five things Nigerians need more than abortions: poverty alleviation, education, employment, electricity, and better infrastructure. She also points out that abortion is illegal in Nigeria. She pleaded with President Biden: ‘Please help us, don’t kill us.’” Read more here.
The Science-Denying Woke War on Women and Girls is Speeding Up, by Stacey Lennox. “As mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and women, we must stand up for our girls and their right to continue to have equal opportunities … without competition from biological boys. Compassion does not require acquiescence, and to protect girls, we must loudly proclaim the unique, extraordinary, and essential role biological women play in society in a word [sic] gone mad.” Read more here.
What Does It Mean to Be Trans, Anyway? by Glenn T. Stanton. “…[B]eing ‘trans’ is not a function of the body, but of the mind, of one’s own, subjective self-perception. It is psychological and not physiological, rooted in feelings of identity and not the physical body. And this is the problem with transgenderism as a social and public issue. Trans politics requires everyone else to deny objective biology in favor of one individual’s subjective perception.” Read more here.
First, Do No Harm: A New Model for Treating Trans-Identified Children, by Susan Evans and Marcus Evans. “It’s worth re-emphasising the importance of not separating gender dysphoria from other aspects of a person’s mental functioning, since many of the young people who present with gender incongruence have co-morbid problems. The denial of the psychological factors influencing the desire to transition can unwittingly lead the patient and health professionals to embrace concrete, affirmative solutions, while ignoring relevant aspects of the individual’s mental-health situation and personal history.” Read more here.
Biden’s Trans Rights Proclamation Tramples Women’s Rights, by Larry O’Connor. “’The president’s belief is that trans rights are human rights.’ There it is. In one fell swoop, the Biden Administration negated (or at the very least watered-down) the famous proclamation that ‘women’s rights are human rights’ declared by none other than then-First Lady Hillary Clinton.” Read more here.
‘Pregnant People’ in Parliament, by Maya Forstater. “Like parts of the NHS websites it studiously avoids the word woman or female pronouns and talks about a ‘person [who] is pregnant’ and a ‘person [who] has given birth to a child’ as though this might be a situation that Boris Johnson or Jacob Rees Mogg, or Winston Churchill or Benjamin Disraeli before them, might have found themselves in.” Read more here.
We Must Protect Women’s Sports, by Nikki Haley. “If this trend isn’t stopped, the achievements of so many brave women over so many years will be erased. That’s wrong. It’s insulting. And women know it, too, whether they’re retired athletes, middle-aged mothers, or a 16-year-old girl thinking of signing up for swimming. They’re just afraid to speak out, because they know they’ll be silenced and called bigots.” Read more here.
New App Could Connect Gender-Confused Minors With Hormone Treatment for $99 a Month, by Jonathon Van Maren. “Girls can do an end-run around parents, psychiatrists, and others who might caution them, and for a monthly fee of only $99, ‘customers telechat with a Plume doctor and then get hormone blockers shipped directly to their front door.’ They provide a lot of bang for your buck, too…” Read more here.
I Know What Happens to the Kids in ‘Transhood,’ Because It Happened to Me, by Walt Heyer. “We need to stop pretending that doctors have scientific backing for their recommendations to transition children socially and medically. They do not. In fact, a great amount of research shows transgender treatments are medically harmful to children.” Read more here.
Texas is Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of Medicaid. We Are Not Powerless, by Lauren Enriquez. “The fact that Planned Parenthood is subsidized by taxpayers anywhere to begin with is mind-boggling. The abortion Goliath, according to its own annual report, kills 947 children a day. That’s analogous to four dozen kindergarten classrooms full of children, snuffed out by one catastrophically violent organization, day after day.” Read more here.
Women Shouldn’t Accept Third Place in a Race They Won, by Kelley Paul. “Some transgender advocates insist that hormone therapy erases the physical advantages of male athletes. Hogwash. Hormone therapy cannot and does not magically decrease the size of a male’s larger and longer bones, his larger and stronger tendons, nor his larger heart and lung capacity.” Read more here.
Religious Freedom in Europe is Becoming More of an Issue, by John Burger. “Europe is not the first place most people think of when they hear talk about threats to religious liberty. But Church leaders there have recently been cautioning about trends in that direction.” Read more here.
ACLU ‘Myths and Facts’ About Transgender Athletes Debunked, by Penny Starr. “The election of Joe Biden has opened the floodgates to activists advocating for erasing the lines between biological sexes… It has also caused left-wing organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to put forth a narrative that turns science on its head by creating ‘facts’ about what it means to be transgender.” Read more here.
Transgender Madness is Destroying Girls Sports, by Michael Reagan. “…[U]nless millions of fathers – and mothers – unite in their anger, in five years there’s liable to be no female sports at all in our public high schools or colleges. What sane young girl is going to want to get deeply involved in a sport like swimming when she sees that transgender women are unfairly dominating it?” Read more here.
Seattle Schools Teach K-5 Students to Pick Gender, Disrupt Nuclear Family, by Jason Rantz. “All the lessons and resources center on 13 guiding principles, which include being queer and trans affirming. They tell young children to do ‘the work required to dismantle cis-gender privilege and uplift Black trans folk.’ Teachers are specifically informed that their ‘students need to see how problematic our binary notions of gender are.’” Read more here.
The Moral Incoherence of ‘Family Privilege’ Ideology, by Daniel Frost and Hal Boyd. “Marriage is by definition a kind of relationship that society identifies as uniquely dignified and valuable. To argue that marriage is no more valuable than any other relational form is therefore to undermine the notion itself. It was precisely for this reason that many same-sex couples objected to the idea of civil unions, even though they were legally identical to marriage.” Read more here.
5.8 Million Fewer Babies: America’s Lost Decade in Fertility, by Lyman Stone. “The loss of babies in the U.S. will have momentous consequences in the future, as the next generation is smaller than the one before it. The economic consequences of low fertility can be dire… But these societal effects are of secondary importance to what low fertility means in the lives of those who experience ‘missing births,’ ranging from rising loneliness to aging alone to less happiness.” Read more here.
Honduras Bans Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage Over Objections of UN Experts, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “The UN office argued that complete bans on abortion have been declared violations of human rights by UN experts because they prevent abortion from being addressed as a public health issue. The UN office it lamented the measure against ‘marriage equality’ because it might ‘increase inequality and discrimination on the basis of gender.’” Read more here.
For Female Athlete, Biden’s Transgender Executive Order is ‘Heartbreaking,’ by Nicole Russell. “…[T]o require biological males and females to compete against each other, under the guise of anti-discrimination laws, is to require that we as a society either deny these scientific facts or state that Title IX is now null and void. We cannot accept both that men and women are exactly the same and that women are protected from sex discrimination.” Read more here.
We’ve Been Erased by Victorian Politicians, by Leah Gray. “I know from personal experience that there are many ex-LGBT voices like mine which testify to the life-saving benefits of counselling for unwanted homosexual or transgender feelings… But our experience and our research are being ignored by the Victorian government and by the media. When we attempt to speak up, we are dismissed as ignorant bigots by LGBT activists.” Read more here.
Biden’s HHS Nominees Lack Basic Competence in Public Health, but Boy, Do They Protect Abortionists, by Tom McClusky. “While in Congress, Becerra received a 100% rating from Planned Parenthood and pro-abortion NARAL Pro-Choice America. As California attorney general, Becerra used his power to protect Planned Parenthood from a baby body parts trafficking scandal, instead using his office to file charges against the organization that exposed the outrage.” Read more here.
Why Rand Paul and LGBT Champion Martina Navratilova Agree About Transgender Athletes, by Jack Hunter. “For the record, I have defended transgender Americans and pleaded with others … to try to understand and be more compassionate toward one of the least understood groups of people in our society. But this does not mean that people who were born biologically male but now identify otherwise should be able to compete athletically with females. This is basic common sense, as both Paul and Navratilova have expressed in different ways.” Read more here.
How Hollywood and Washington Can Better Protect Children From Harmful Media Content in 2021, by Tim Winter. “What will be the ultimate result if we don’t reverse this trend of sexualized content marketed to children? A generation of children who are desensitized to their own sexual exploitation; a more accepting sexualized culture; and programming standards that foment the appetites of sexual predators and pedophiles…” Read more here.
10 Steps for Resisting Joe Biden’s Order to Transgender Public Schools, by Joy Pullman. “Every single one of us needs to understand the stakes here are not at all about a few trans kids playing on opposite-sex sports teams… The obvious reality that men and women are different in meaningful ways that require us to treat them differently in some contexts is a hill to stake a claim on and refuse to budge no matter the outcome.” Read more here.
The Biden Doctrine on Abortion, by Valerie Huber. “Instead of giving priority to meet the family planning needs of low-income families, as we did and as the Title X legislation requires, this executive action sets in motion the unlawful subsidization of the abortion industry, likely leaving poor women to suffer.” Read more here.
How to Protect Human Life After Conception, by Rep. Alex Mooney. “Also, thanks to science, we know a baby’s heart starts to beat at about six weeks into pregnancy; nails begin to form starting at 10 weeks; and babies have fingerprints by 13 weeks. Our understanding of life and pregnancy has grown with scientific advancement, further confirming the humanity of children long before birth.” Read more here.
On Abortion, the ‘Show Me’ State Shows the Way, by Michael J. New. “During the Biden administration, it will be difficult for pro-lifers to change federal public policy. They will have to play defense and work to save the Hyde amendment, which prohibits direct federal funding of elective abortion. But there is still plenty that pro-lifers can do at the state level… Missouri’s multi-pronged strategy of street-level activism, church involvement, pro-life legislation, and support for pregnant women should serve as a model for other states to follow.” Read more here.
Social Media Platforms Ban Christians for Disagreeing With Transgender Ideology, by Movieguide Staff. “Social media’s censorship of anyone who disagrees with their viewpoints will, undoubtedly, bleed from politics into biblical truths. It is vital for Christians to stand up for what God says about human biology and sexuality as pressure from the government, big tech, and the world increases. As Brown puts it: ‘In the end, Twitter may suspend me or block me (and countless others). But they cannot change the truth.’” Read more here.
YouTube Megastar Followed by Millions of Young Children Comes Out as LGBT, by Jonathon Van Maren. “YouTube personalities like Siwa are called ‘influencers’ for a reason — it’s because they have influence in spades, and their audiences listen to them. Siwa, obviously, didn’t start this parade — she’s just getting on the bandwagon. In fact, she’s part of a trend where teen girls actually worry that they’re ‘dumb and boring’ if they’re straight, especially now that there’s so many other options to choose from…” Read more here.
Human Rights Campaign Releases Report Showing Enormous Corporate Support for LGBT-Identified Individuals, by Jeff Johnston. “It’s not enough to simply hire LGBT-identified individuals, supervisors must undergo training that ‘includes gender identity and sexual orientation as discrete topics’ and ‘provides definitions or scenarios illustrating the policy for each…’ Firms must have ‘gender transition guidelines with supportive restroom, dress code and documentation guidance.’” Read more here.
It’s Not Just ‘Gender Dysphoria.’ It’s Now ‘Rapid Onset Marxism,’ by Walt Heyer. “Intentionally or not, men who live as women, as I did, make a mockery of what it means to be a woman. Requiring the other 99.7% of the population to play along denies biological reality and amounts to gaslighting, forcing them to agree that men can become women and vice versa simply by declaring it. On the other hand, forcing people to use non-gendered designations for family relationships further dehumanizes and demoralizes relationships.” Read more here.
Why I Support the Unalienable Right to Life, by Rep. Ralph Norman. “My grandson was 1 pound, 15 ounces when he was born. Now, he is my daily reminder that the lives of millions of premature infants, whose heartbeats are detected, can be cut short due to the legalization of abortion and current laws that insufficiently prevent infanticide.” Read more here.
Biden Cancels Women, by Rob Jenkins. “In that [Executive Order], he essentially declared that, as far as the law is concerned, men can be women. And in doing so, he utterly wiped out an entire category of human beings known for centuries as ‘women.’ For, as Matt Walsh and others have persuasively argued, if anyone can be a woman, the distinction, the designation itself, becomes meaningless.” Read more here.
Investigation of 50 States Reveals Horrific Conditions in Abortion Clinics, by Steven H. Aden. “California law protects dogs, cats, and other animals from unscrupulous veterinary clinics… Why, then, does California law provide no standards whatsoever to safeguard women experiencing abortion from dirty and dangerous abortion businesses? Because every single one of the commonsense medical standards that use to protect California women from fly-by-night abortionists … have been wiped off the books by state courts or pro-abortion lawmakers, at the urging of abortion practitioners and advocates.” Read more here.
Why Are We Killing Babies When Babies Are Wanted? by Kathryn Jean Lopez. “One of the problems here, of course, is that abortion isn’t mere health care. It isn’t your heart medication or chemotherapy for cancer… Abortion is the ending of a life. It’s the severing of the most precious bond there is, the one between a mother and child.” Read more here.
On Nation’s Report Card on Life, These States Score Highest, by Katie Glenn. “Over 20 states have acknowledged the medical reality that unborn babies feel pain, and they’ve passed laws prohibiting abortions on that basis. At least 36 states recognize mother and baby as separate victims of homicide or assault, providing justice for both when a violent crime occurs.” Read more here.
Is Abortion for Down Syndrome ‘Eugenics’? by Michael Cook. “’The point is not that parents facing perhaps the most difficult decision of their lives should be branded eugenicists, but simply to indicate that despite protests to the contrary, eugenics has not been fully consigned to history’s dustbin. As a society, we are still deciding who is and is not born based on genes…’” Read more here.
Small-Town Iowa Public Schools Teach Preschoolers Transgenderism and Judging People by Skin Color, by Joy Pullman. “On the school district’s webpage about this ‘week of action’ slated for Feb. 1-5, it reprints the ‘Black Lives Matter at School Guiding Principles,’ which include the following: ‘6. Queer Affirming – We are committed to fostering a queer‐affirming network. When we gather, we do so with the intention of freeing ourselves from the tight grip of heteronormative thinking or, rather, the belief that all in the world are heterosexual unless s/he or they disclose otherwise.’” Read more here.
Insuring Rights for ‘Wrong’ Bodies, by Jean C. Lloyd. “The analogy has been made before, but can you imagine a woman self-diagnosing breast cancer and referring herself for a mastectomy? What competent physician would accommodate her request without investigation? Moreover, does someone have the right to use health insurance to induce a state of unhealth in the body—with no demonstrated benefit for the mind—especially if that someone is a minor?” Read more here.
President Biden Signs Executive Order to Fund the Global Abortion Industry, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “Biden’s order effectively forces U.S. taxpayers to fund abortion giants International Planned Parenthood Federation, Marie Stopes International and hundreds of foreign groups that perform and promote abortion across the developing world, including by lobbying to repeal protections for the unborn.” Read more here.
Uniting Virtually, Pro-Lifers Will Continue to Protect Life, by Kay C. James. “…[T]he virtual nature of the event doesn’t change the urgency of the cause for the pro-life movement. A new administration and Congress are poised to roll back protections for the unborn and do even more to promote abortion, including ending the bipartisan Hyde Amendment to allow for the direct taxpayer funding of abortions.” Read more here.
Thirty-Five Nations Declared There is No International Right to Abortion, but Now There Are Only 34, Because Biden Has Pulled the U.S. Out, by Jonathan Abbamonte. “Despite the departure of the U.S. from the agreement, the Declaration remains valid as strong evidence that a significant number of countries do not consider abortion to be a human right under international law. The Declaration is currently being hosted by the government of Brazil and will remain open indefinitely to additional countries that wish to sign the Declaration.” Read more here.
Will the International Community Join in Condemning China’s Uighur Genocide? by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. “China’s size and power have made UN entities reluctant to provoke it, which had devastating consequences when the World Health Organization was slow to respond to the growing COVID-19 pandemic and instead repeated the Chinese government’s talking points. For many countries, defending China on human rights issues could mean keeping a valuable trading partner.” Read more here.
Why the Mexico City Policy is So Significant, by Matt Hadro. “As pro-abortion groups withdrew from partnership with the U.S. over the pro-life requirements, their funding shortfall was not insignificant. The International Planned Parenthood Federation estimated in 2017 it would lose $100 million annually in funding, while Marie Stopes International estimated an $80 million funding shortfall.” Read more here.
BLM Targets Its Own Children Via Gender Confusion and Sterilization, by Marc Little. “Many black parents think BLM diversity lessons uplift black children, but one of the main goals is to make them question their gender. Once children question their gender by saying they are ‘unsure,’ they are placed in the LGBTQ+ category, because Q means Queer or ‘Questioning.’ When children become ‘unsure’ they are counseled by a ‘trusted adult’ to ‘explore’ or ‘experiment’ with their gender at school via gender expression.” Read more here.
Federal Court Upholds Conscience Protections for Doctors, by Nicole Russell. “While this ruling should be applauded, this lawsuit should not have been necessary in the first place. Under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the First Amendment, religious providers should not have to give care in a way that violates their beliefs, but lawsuits suggesting otherwise challenged that concept.” Read more here.
There’s an Industry to Provide Transgender Kids With ‘Accessories’ They Weren’t Born With, by Jonathon Van Maren. “A cottage industry to service this need has popped up, with “packers” for girls who identify as boys to put in their underwear to mimic a penis (the sophisticated ones are advertised as capable of permitting gender dysphoric girls to pee standing up just like a real boy); binders, which girls can use to flatten their breasts and present as male prior to obtaining double mastectomies; and a wide range of carefully tailored apparel.” Read more here.
Researchers Find Promoting Marriage is the Key to Asia’s Demographic Woes, by Shannon Roberts. “While many governments have tried adopting family-friendly policies to raise the fertility rate, including extending parental leave, providing flexible working hours, and offering a baby bonus, the effect of these policies has been modest on their own according to Chen and Yip. Thus they concluded that, if governments can remove the barriers to marriage and raise the marriage rate, there would be a significant increase in total fertility rates…” Read more here.
Biden’s Politically Correct Assault on Girls Sports, by Washington Examiner. “This anti-woman policy is being propounded in the name of a politically correct gender ideology that rejects basic biological facts about men and women in the name of ‘tolerance.’ This gender ideology now demands the submission of all who question it, under penalty of lawfare and personal cancellation.” Read more here.
Despite Its Good Intentions, Victoria’s ‘Conversion Therapy’ Bill Will Cause More Harm Than It Prevents, by Mark Sneddon. “The Bill will effectively force clinicians to affirm a person’s desire for body transition and prescribe the drugs for body transition because to do otherwise will leave them open to the accusation of engaging in a ‘suppression’ of gender identity inviting criminal investigation, Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission investigation and compliance notices and presumably professional sanctions.” Read more here.
Five Reasons Biden’s Move to Rejoin the WHO is Bad News, by Kimberly Ells. “The WHO not only supports sexual rights for children but is a strong advocate for eliminating parental consent in regard to abortion, contraception, and other sexual services for young people. With these five reasons in view, it is dumbfounding that the Biden administration made a top priority of ensnaring the US in this ethically corrupt organization once again.” Read more here.
State Legislation Would Protect Gender-Confused Children – Here’s How You Can Help, by Jeff Johnston. “While most eyes have been on the presidential transition and inauguration, many state legislatures are already in session. Legislators in at least eight states have proposed new bills that would protect gender-confused children and teens from permanently altering and irrevocably damaging their bodies with puberty blockers, opposite-sex hormones and surgeries.” Read more here.
What the Biden Administration is Expected to Do About U.S. International Policy on Human Rights, by Elyssa Koren. “Perhaps of greatest impact, on the issue of U.S. foreign aid, the Biden administration is expected to revoke the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance Policy. As a result, billions of U.S. dollars that currently go toward maternal health assistance abroad would be used to promote abortion. U.S. taxpayer dollars would fund abortions in the developing world, including in many countries where the practice is either illegal or heavily restricted.” Read more here.
The Transgender Agenda Will Eviscerate Title IX, by Rob Jenkins. “Transgender advocates argue that boys who identify as girls actually ARE girls. No, biologically, they’re not—and in sports, biology matters. Others insist that males have no inherent physical advantage over females. I’m sorry, but anyone who believes that is either seriously delusional or has never played sports (or both).” Read more here.
Virginia Values Act Makes Everyone Who Disagrees a Bigot, by Nicole Russell. “In the United States, citizens of a certain sexual orientation or gender identity must be able to live peacefully with those who espouse traditional Christian beliefs without one labeling the other a bigot. Unfortunately, the Virginia Values Act elevates protections to another level, criminalizing anyone who dares to hold different beliefs and practices.” Read more here.
Equality Act’s Attack on Religious Liberty, Medical Conscience, by Wesley J. Smith. “The bill guts the Religious Freedom Restoration Act as a defense against acts deemed discriminatory in the bill. Among other wrongs, this could force Catholic hospitals to permit sterilization, contraception, abortion, and transgender surgeries on premises despite their being prohibited by Catholic moral teaching.” Read more here.
Biden’s Trans Agenda Threatens the Military, Science, and Women’s Rights, by Tyler O’Neil. “Biden’s transgender agenda threatens to erode basic biological facts in the military, the health and science establishment, and the culture at large. His agenda threatens the safety of women’s private spaces, fairness in women’s sports, clarity in medicine, and best practices in the military. While the Biden administration touts ‘inclusivity,’ a rush of transgender people into the military may seriously harm morale, as female troops fear abuses at the hands of ostensibly transgender men and as suicide rates may increase.” Read more here.
Abortion – The Issue That Will Not Die, by Jerry Newcombe. “Where’s the most dangerous place to be in America today? In your mother’s womb. It should be the safest. The Court has unleashed this nightmare, provoking the wrath of Almighty God against the nation that sheds innocent blood – and so much of it too. ‘We the people’ did not get to decide this. The Court did.” Read more here.
Roe v. Wade’s Millions of Ghosts in the Cradle Haunt Us All, by Nathanael Blake. “At the time, it might have been said: forgive them, for they know not what they do. For most people in 1973, the womb was a black box; few knew much about fetal development. But we know. We excitedly share ultrasound photos via text and social media, and we stick the printouts on our fridges… We know. We have seen the moving limbs and the tiny fingers and the beating hearts.” Read more here.
Victoria’s ‘Conversion Therapy’ Bill is Too Broad and Too Harsh, by Mark Sneddon. “Instead of trying to define and ban ‘harmful’ conduct and practices, the Bill makes illegal all practices and conduct (including a conversation or family discussion, counselling, pastoral care, prayer) engaged in for the purpose of ‘suppressing or changing’ a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity, even if the conduct was requested and consented to by the person and even if that person experienced the conduct as beneficial rather than harmful.” Read more here.
Roe is Ripping America Apart, and It Must Go If the Republic is to Survive, by Jonathon Van Maren. “On abortion, unity is impossible. Those of us who recognize the humanity of the pre-born and abhor the destruction of innocents can never be united with those who believe killing children in the womb is a right. But if America is to survive, overturning Roe is an essential first step.” Read more here.
Seven States Introduce Bills to ‘Save Girls Sports’ – Here’s How You Can Help, by Jeff Johnston. “The good news in all this is that some states are pushing back, working to protect girls and women’s sports… LGBT activists and their allies in the media, academia, and the business world are already attacking these legislative efforts, saying they ‘target’ and ‘attack’ gender-confused students and are ‘discriminatory’ and ‘cruel,’ so it’s important for concerned people to weigh in and support these bills.” Read more here.
The Fight for Life Continues in States Throughout the Country, Despite New Pro-Abortion Administration, by Brittany Raymer. “For those that remain concerned about the radical abortion policy that will likely be introduced by the newly inaugurated administration of Joe Biden, there’s some hope. In states across the country, legislatures and state governments are fighting for life.” Read more here.
Inside the Many Ironies of Argentina’s Abortion Legalization, by Alice Lemos. “How sad that the Argentinians who backed this bill – which would allow girls over 13 years of age to obtain abortions without the consent of the parents – see this as a historic moment which will ‘solve a public health problem.’ Poor women in Argentina deserve better than abortion, as do their American counterparts.” Read more here.
The Real Cost of President Biden’s Radical Transgender Activism, by Michael Brown. “We’re not talking about a legitimate civil rights issue, such as telling a black man he cannot drink from the white man’s water fountain. Or telling a black woman she cannot sit in the white man’s seat on the bus. We’re talking about six-year-old girls being forced to share their school bathroom with a biological boy who believes he’s a girl.” Read more here.
Bill C-6 and Religious Freedom, by Jonathan Griffiths. “Among other penalties set out within the Bill, anyone who causes a child to undergo ‘conversion therapy’ under this definition is liable to a prison term of five years. So, if a preacher, counsellor, or parent engages in any ‘practice’ … that encourages a minor to repent of any non-heterosexual sexual behaviour or to recognize their body as a good gift from God, that person could be liable to face prison.” Read more here.
Biden’s Pick to Head USAID Samantha Power is Committed to Woke Imperialism, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “If Power makes abortion and LGBT issues conditions of U.S. foreign assistance, as is anticipated, it may put faith-based groups in a difficult position. Christians, Muslims, Jews, and others with moral objections to these policies may no longer be able to partner with the American people in delivering aid to the poor overseas.” Read more here.
Will Biden Place Political Correctness Ahead of Military Readiness on Transgender Policy? by Thomas Spoehr. “Military service is inherently stressful. Military suicide rates already exceed the U.S. average. Exposing individuals already predisposed to mental injury—such as those with gender dysphoria—would be immoral and simultaneously present a clear risk to military readiness.” Read more here.
Biden’s Trans Health Official Prioritizes the Pink Police State Above American Lives, by Kyle Sammin. “In throwing a political bone to his transgender supporters by nominating one of their own, Biden will elevate one of the least effective state health officials to a federal job, rewarding Levine’s dangerous incompetence and shocking hypocrisy with a promotion.” Read more here.
Abortion Activists Cheer Biden-Harris Inauguration: ‘Sexual Health Champions,’ by Katie Yoder. “’The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris closes a chapter, one of the darkest in this nation’s history,’ Ilyse Hogue, the president of NARAL insisted. ‘But even more, it portends such a bright future.’ Nevermind the future of the unborn baby.” Read more here.
After Inaugural Rhetoric on Unity, Biden Signs Divisive Transgender Executive Order, by Ryan T. Anderson. “…[H]ere’s what it means: Boys who identify as girls must be allowed to compete in the girls’ athletic competitions, men who identify as women must be allowed in women-only spaces, health care plans must pay for gender transition procedures, and doctors and hospitals must perform them. Sounds unifying, right?” Read more here.
A New Phase in Latin America’s Pro-Life Movement? by Jonathon Van Maren. “Without public opinion on their side, abortion activists have had to rely on other tactics… Honduran lawmakers have realized that public opinion does not always dictate public policy, and they are taking steps to ensure pre-born children remain protected by law. Perhaps this is the start of a new phase in the Blue Wave movement’s political strategy.” Read more here.
Two Parents, More Parenting, by Robert VerBruggen. “He also notes that the kids of married moms get lots of time with their dads, and that married moms tend to be more satisfied with their lives. An important upshot of Hamermesh’s findings is that ‘children of non-partnered mothers receive much less parental care—perhaps 40% less—than other children; and most of what they receive is from mothers who are less satisfied with their lives.’” Read more here.
On ‘Day One,’ Joe Biden’s Transgender Executive Order Destroys Women’s Rights, by Ian Haworth. “This means that children — defined by the federal government by anyone who is younger than age 18 or who is not an emancipated minor — have the ‘right’ to decide which restroom or locker room they use. What does this mean, in raw actuality? Girls who believe they are boys can enter bathrooms and locker rooms designated for boys and, more worryingly, boys who believe they are girls can enter bathrooms and locker rooms designated for girls. Don’t like it? Too bad.” Read more here.
UK Transgender Treatment Centre Urged to Speed Up Its Controversial Service, by Ann Farmer. “In reality the biggest risk these children face is getting the treatment they seek — cross-sex hormones and ‘cosmetic’ surgery to align their bodies with their mental self image. It can be argued that making them wait is actually doing them a favour, sparing them from irreversible changes that may only make their mental health worse.” Read more here.
Young Men and Society, Part 2: Social Isolation, Gaming, and Porn, by Philip Zimbardo. “Finally, the solution that we think would have the biggest impact that doesn’t involve institutions, the media, or the government is for more adult men to organize and spend time volunteering and mentoring the younger men in their communities. Parents who are not spending enough time with their boys need to step up their involvement, while helicopter parents who micromanage their child’s development need to give them more space to roam, make mistakes, and discover their resiliency.” Read more here.
How Joe Biden Will Open the Floodgates to Transgendering Public Schools, by Joy Pullman. “All schools that receive federal funding, Biden’s plan says, will be required to treat people as the sex they claim to be… This means your freshman daughter could be placed with a male as her college roommate and the Biden administration could prosecute the school if it allows her to switch.” Read more here.
Victoria’s Conversion Practices Bill is as Bad as They Say It Is, by Neil Foster. “The Bill creates a powerful set of bureaucratic mechanisms by which religious groups presenting the classic teachings of their faith may be subject to investigation and ‘re-education’ by human rights officers. It arguably makes the presentation of some aspects of Biblical teaching unlawful if the aim of that teaching is to encourage someone to follow that teaching in their own life.” Read more here.
Media Claim Abortion Drug in SCOTUS Ruling Ends ‘Pregnancy,’ by Katie Yoder. “Abortion ends a human life, but Americans wouldn’t know that from reading recent news reports. Instead, many in the media claim, abortion drugs ‘terminate pregnancies’ and ‘expel’ the ‘contents’ of a woman’s uterus.” Read more here.
Supreme Court Protects Women’s Health by Reinstating FDA Restriction on Chemical Abortion, by Mary Szoch. “In his concurrence granting the stay, Roberts wrote that the ‘courts owe significant deference to the politically accountable entities with the “background, competence, and expertise to assess public health.”’ In other words, Robert’s [sic] deferred to the FDA rather than specifically voting because of the risk to women’s lives.” Read more here.
Germany Will Be Forced to Think About the Future of Parenthood, by Shannon Roberts. “With a birth rate of just 1.54 babies per woman (the replacement rate is about 2.1), there have been more deaths than births in every year since 1972. In 2010, the German birth rate hit just 1.39 babies per woman… So why so few German babies?” Read more here.
The Term Ladies Has Been Rendered Meaningless, by Binary Australia. “Extremists, also known as gender activists, have successfully threatened reasonable people so much that even men with penises will be accepted as ladies these days – deny it and you will surely face penalties!” Read more here.
Virginia Plans for All Public Schools to Allow Boys in Girls’ Bathrooms and Sleepovers, by Casey Chalk. “The ‘model policies’ represent an attempt by the state not only to aggressively intervene in the privacy of Virginia families but pit children against their legal guardians… Children live under the guardianship of adults (such as parents or grandparents) precisely because they lack the maturity, prudence, and experience to make safe, responsible decisions for themselves.” Read more here.
Rockstar Gov. Kristi Noem Wants Down Syndrome Babies Like My Sister to Be Protected, by Evita Duffy. “My family and I are truly thankful that Noem has taken on this important life issue, which has a long and disturbing history. The genocide of children with Down Syndrome is a continuation of the eugenics movement that many wrongly assume ended in Nazi Germany. It is selective breeding, unethical, intolerant, and as Noem put it, ‘appalling.’” Read more here.
To Honor Women, Don’t Erase Us, by Ashley McGuire. “It all seems farcical, and yet both the changes to the House Rules and correspondingly-timed gender prayer are just the latest in a rapidly accelerating trend to whitewash society of sex difference in the name of inclusion. The result, however … isn’t just the denial of basic, non-offensive reality and science, but the erasure of women.” Read more here.
Under Biden/Harris, Abortion May Become a Mandate in International Aid, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “Once abortion funding is allowed through such a reinterpretation of the Helms amendment, there is nothing to stop abortion from becoming a requirement of U.S. foreign assistance. It could happen with the stroke of a pen. The Biden administration could simply add abortion to the list of essential services that U.S. foreign aid recipients are required to provide.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Keeps Lying About Babies Who Survive Abortions, by Micaiah Bilger. “…Republicans in Congress have been trying to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act for years… The bill would require that the same basic medical care be provided to babies who survive abortions as would be provided to any other baby born at the same gestational age. It also would impose penalties on medical workers who neglect to provide that care. However, Democrat lawmakers who receive campaign donations from Planned Parenthood blocked the legislation dozens of times.” Read more here.
Arkansas Case Shows Path Forward for Banning Down Syndrome Abortions, by Michael Cook. “…[A]bortion law, like all law, has to serve the advancement of humanity. Currently it privileges a woman’s right to choose. But what if the state recognized that there are higher issues than the right to choose — like the danger of creating a radically unequal society divided between people who are gene rich and people who are gene poor?” Read more here.
My College Tried to Stop Me From Speaking About Religion. Now, We’ll Meet In the Supreme Court, by Chike Uzuegbunam. “Students frequently stand in public areas to speak about issues that are important to them. I did that, too, talking about my beliefs, offering Christian pamphlets and engaging cheerfully with interested students… One day, in 2016, a security guard approached, telling me I could not talk publicly about such things except in one of the college’s two ‘speech zones’ — and a reservation would be needed.” Read more here.
Social Issues Amid COVID Crisis Cause Abortion Rate in Canada to Rise, by Jonathon Van Maren. “Canadian media outlets are now confirming our fears, with abortion activists and workers indicating that they believe the abortion rate is rising… With so many careers threatened, businesses at risk, and jobs disappearing, many feel that it is a bad time to have a child. Additionally, many fear going to the hospital; it is also difficult for partners to be part of the process due to COVID-19 health restrictions.” Read more here.
Skyrocketing Lesbian ‘Divorce’ Rates Show Failure of Same-Sex Couples Imitating Marriage, by Joseph Shaw. “Drew offered her clients the chance to have a baby without the involvement of a man — at least, without the involvement of a man they had to have very much to do with. What she could not so easily banish was the masculine role: the role of the person who has not had the baby, who is needed for other tasks to protect and sustain the household while childbirth and child-rearing are going on.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Loses Medicaid Funding in Texas – It Won’t Be Hard for Clients to Find New Providers, by Brittany Raymer. “Will Planned Parenthood patients find it difficult to find a new provider? Probably not, given the plethora of other available options. Many of these clinics also offer much more care than Planned Parenthood does, including pediatrics and advanced medical screenings like mammograms or lab work related to cervical cancer screenings.” Read more here.
UN Pressures Argentina Into New and Extreme Abortion Law, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. “Argentina’s new law doesn’t just decriminalize abortion. It declares abortion-on-demand in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy an international human right. It refers to ‘gestating persons’ instead of pregnant women. Girls as young as 13 will be able to get an abortion without parental consent under the new law.” Read more here.
State and Federal Laws Move to Erase Biology and Women, by Nicole Russell. “Notice another subtle change in language: Breasts are now ‘abnormal structures of the body caused by congenital defects.’ That a public official would make such an egregious, misleading statement about basic biology and steer insurance companies to do the same in order to provide coverage is one of the most outlandish things California has done to promote LGBTQ groupthink.” Read more here.
The Endgame of Transgender Ideology is to Dismantle the Family, by Kimberly Ells. “Dethroning the family creates a void that can and must be filled—though it is impossible to adequately fill it. If we are to avoid the destruction of the family and the domination of the state that necessarily follows, we must resist efforts to cancel biological sex.” Read more here.
Abortion Supporters Are No Longer Lying About Their Cruelty, by Glenn T. Stanton. “Say what you will about their sincerity when the ‘safe, legal, and rare’ crowd said it, but at least it was a glimmer of humility and recognition of what abortion produces: a dead child and unspeakable pain for the mother that never truly goes away. That has all changed.” Read more here.
Three Things America Stands to Lose With Taxpayer-Funded Abortion, by Nancy Flanders. “The claim that the Hyde Amendment is racially discriminatory is blatantly false. Eliminating the Hyde Amendment would deeply wound American society and allow widespread, government-funded eugenic abortions fueled by racism and discrimination against the underprivileged. America stands to lose a great deal if taxpayer-funded abortion becomes the order of the day.” Read more here.
New UN Report Builds Rationale for Abortion, by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. “Abortion has never been an international human right, and neither UNFPA nor the UN’s human rights mechanisms such as treaty bodies have the power to make it a right. Nevertheless, the insinuation that such a right exists has been steadily imposed by treaty bodies and then echoed by other parts of the UN system, including UNFPA and the World Health Organization.” Read more here.
Campus Preaching, Christian Foster Care: 4 Cases That the U.S. Supreme Court May Impact in 2021, by Michael Gryboski. “The case dates back to 2018 when Philadelphia stopped the placement of children in homes of foster parents affiliated with Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Bethany Christian Services of Greater Delaware Valley. At issue was the fact that both groups refused to place children with same-sex couples for religious reasons, with the city arguing that it wanted to prevent discrimination.” Read more here.
Good News for Families in 2021, by Alysse ElHage. “One of the main reasons for the improvement in teen mental health cited in the report is that teens are spending more time with their parents and siblings, ‘which might have mitigated the negative effects of the pandemic.’ Specifically, 56% of teens said they were talking to their parents more than before the pandemic, 54% said their families ate dinner together more often, and 68% said their families were closer.” Read more here.
New England Journal of Wokeness Erases Its Medical Credentials With False Article About Gender Identity, by Glenn T. Stanton. “Disappointment that your objectively documented birth certificate is contrary to your newly realized gender identity is not a medical issue. It is a psychological and emotional issue, and a problem that can’t be blamed on either the official documentation or the medical professionals who ‘assigned’ your sex at birth.” Read more here.
The Sexism of the Transgender Movement is Officially the Most Dangerous in American History, by Kira Davis. “Not only are we being told we are not allowed to challenge letting men into women’s sports, we’re not allowed to refer to our menstrual cycles as periods or refer to nursing our babies as breastfeeding. We’re not even allowed to be called women now … we’re just vagina owners. I’ve never heard of anything more sexist in my life. We’re not even people anymore, we’re just the keepers of vaginas.” Read more here.
Sickening Experiments Using Baby Body Parts Only Confirm the Humanity of Unborn Children, by Jonathon Van Maren. “The very crimes we commit against these tiny people confirms their humanity, because if they were not human, they would not be useful for human research. These experiments confirm their humanity—and that we are losing ours.” Read more here.
Democrats Attempt to Erase the Words ‘He,’ ‘She,’ ‘Mother,’ and ‘Father’ From the House, by Paulina Enck. “Words such as ‘mother’ and ‘father’ would be replaced with ‘parent,’ ‘aunt’ and ‘uncle’ with the awkward ‘parent’s sibling,’ and ‘grandmother’ and ‘grandfather’ becomes ‘grandparent.’ I wonder if Pelosi will bring her commitment to language policing to Twitter and remove ‘mother, grandmother’ from her bio.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Pres.: It’s ‘Not a Big Deal’ That We Do Abortion, by Katie Yoder. “Planned Parenthood … has repeated the misleading statistic that abortion is ‘only’ three percent of its ‘services’ throughout the years. But now, the nation’s largest abortion provider is identifying as a ‘proud abortion provider’ – and says that downplaying the number of its abortions actually ‘marginalizes’ and ‘stigmatizes’ abortion.” Read more here.
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