Politics & Society

Ryan in Provo: Don’t resent success, emulate it

Ryan in Provo: Don’t resent success, emulate it

by Dustin Schwanger Vice presidential candidate, Paul Ryan, spoke to over 700 people on Wednesday evening in Provo’s Utah Valley Convention Center after a day of fundraising in the area. Introduced by Josh Romney, one of Mitt Romney’s five sons, and in the company of […]

District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

by Dustin Schwanger In the District of Columbia, abortions can take place at any stage of pregnancy. Today, our representatives have a chance to change that. H.R. 3803, or the DC Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, will come to a vote this evening around 6:30 […]

“Who’s Your Dad?” “Tom, Dick, and Harry”

“Who’s Your Dad?” “Tom, Dick, and Harry”

by Dustin Schwanger California state senator Mark Leno (D) has introduced a bill, SB 1476, that would allow the state to recognize more than two parents for a child. According to Leno, “The bill brings California into the 21st century, recognizing that there are more […]

Same-Sex Parents: How Does It Affect Children?

Same-Sex Parents: How Does It Affect Children?

Many people would have us believe that children raised by same-sex couples receive the same developmental benefits as children raised in a traditional two-parent marriage. Even a brief from the American Psycological Association asserted this view. But, a recently published article by Loren Marks, PhD, […]

High School Condoms: Stepping Back for a Moment

High School Condoms: Stepping Back for a Moment

by Dustin Schwanger Contraception has, again, been a hot topic in the media over the past week, leading to a particularly feisty debate on Fox News. No, this isn’t over the Catholic Church’s suing the federal government over the contraception mandate (that has been conspicuously […]

Dear Mr. President: A Response to Same-Sex Marriage

Dear Mr. President: A Response to Same-Sex Marriage

from AmberLee Hansen  Dear Mr. President, I am writing this letter in response to your announcement of late stating your stand in support of same-sex marriage. I appreciate your attempt to be inclusive of all people, to help all people feel accepted. The Declaration of […]

Realizing Love’s Loss

Realizing Love’s Loss

by Laura Nava The cultural ideals set for love relationships between men and women appear beautiful and enticing. Thousands of books and movies portray the most exquisite romantic situations. Holidays such as Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and the pinnacle of all romantic holidays—Valentine’s Day—suggest the […]

Motherhood: The Greatest Work

Motherhood: The Greatest Work

by Christy Hinkson Christy is an author and a mother of ten. She recently released her new book Home Remedies for a Nation at Risk: What American Leaders could learn from American Families. Also, click here to view Christy’s blog Stand for the Truth. The […]

A Split Second Too Late

A Split Second Too Late

by Kaylyn Johnston Imagine receiving a frantic phone call from your next-door neighbor saying that your son had just been shot . . . by his best friend. For the Stokes family of Oregon, this unthinkable event became a reality in January 2011, when their 12-year-old […]

What about Abstinence? It is Free and Freeing

What about Abstinence? It is Free and Freeing

by Christy Hinkson Christy is an author and a mother of ten. She recently released her new book Home Remedies for a Nation at Risk: What American Leaders could learn from American Families. Also, click here to view Christy’s blog Stand for the Truth. With […]