The Last Word

“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.”
-Thomas Jefferson

Persuade “quivering daisies” to do their jobs

To say prolifers feel betrayed by the House of Representative’s failure last month to vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is an understatement. To lay blame at the feet of House leadership, however, is not entirely fair. House leaders had every reason to believe the vote to ban abortions after 20 weeks […]

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Once bastions of free speech, campuses now stifle students

We conservatives have long been reviled by the left for what they believe is our deplorable lack of tolerance for, well, just about everything. Our apparent aversion to freedom of speech, in particular, consistently falls near the top of that lengthy list. The inconvenient truth, however, is that it’s conservative speech that’s increasingly under attack, […]

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Business owner? Check your religious freedom at the door

There is so much to dislike about Obamacare it might be hard to know where to start were it not for the law’s most egregious flaw: Its brazen assault on religious freedom. Unless you’re a faith-led business owner, or a group of nuns that cares for the poor, or one of thousands of religion-affiliated hospitals […]

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