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The Gift of Disability
Clare Cannon | 31 May 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: boys, character, family, forgiveness, friendship, heroic boys, prejudice, siblings
If only we could see, as this author does, with the eyes of the heart.


Not with a bang, but a whimper
Michael Cook | 31 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: scientism, stem cells
After more than a decade of research on embryonic stem cells, scientists are quietly moving on to greener pastures.


Let’s print some guns
Karl D. Stephan | 31 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: 3-D printing, gun control, technology
Dedicated libertarians want to use 3-D printer technology to make guns that kill people.


The feminist, pro-father, and pro-child case against no-fault divorce
Ashley E. McGuire | 31 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: divorce, marriage, no-fault divorce
No fault divorce was greeted as liberation, but the result has been misery for all involved.


Redefining heroism
Babette Francis | 31 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, same-sex marriage
Which calls for more courage: coming out of the closet, or dealing with the mess that's left behind?


Gosnell forced recalculation of missing children
Sheila Liaugminas | 31 May 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, Gosnell trial verdict, Kermit Gosnell, late-term abortion, missing children
Among other things the trial of notorious abortionist Kermit Gosnell did to jolt cultural awareness of what abortion is and does, it gave us a whole new sense of how we count children who have gone missing in America.


DOMA is Dead, long live DOMA!
Paul T. Thordarson | 31 May 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: civil unions legislation, DOMA, domestic partnerships
Is the impending legal demise of the Defense of Marriage Act really a big deal? That depends…


What’s easier - motherhood or winning Olympic gold?
Clare Horsfall | 30 May 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Cathy Freeman, motherhood
Motherhood may be harder than winning gold, but it brings more joy too.


“Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters”
Laura Cotta Ramosino | 30 May 2013 | POPCORN |  
tags: graphic novel, Tommy Wirkola, Westerns
As the fairy tale goes, Hansel and Gretel are abandoned in the forest by their father and end up kidnapped by a witch who imprisons them in her marzipan house. The children manage to kill the witch and become famous…


“The Great Gatsby”
Luisa Cotta Ramosino | 29 May 2013 | POPCORN |  
tags: Baz Luhrmann
A luxurious adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, the new movie by Baz Luhrmann has everything necessary to make the most of its 3D potential: luxurious scenes of car races and parties, and scenes that explore the “imaginary” universe (as…


Egyptian Government No Longer Telling People How Many Children to Have: Cue Hissing
Marcus Roberts | 29 May 2013 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: birthrate, Egypt, family planning
The NYTimes is concerned that the Egyptian government is no longer talking about family planning and population control.


Gay marriage an economic boost?
Jennifer Roback Morse | 29 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, same-sex marriage
An American think-tank claims that same-sex marriage is a windfall for local economies. This is based on badly flawed assumptions, says an economist.


We cannot abandon Syrian Christians
Jim Wallace | 29 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: fundamentalism, Islam, religious freedom, Syria
Allies of al-Qaeda are purging the areas they control of "infidels". Why is the West ignoring this tragedy?


“Olympus Has Fallen”
Raffaele Chiarulli | 28 May 2013 | POPCORN |  
tags: action movies, Antoine Fuqua
After a band of North Korean terrorists’ attack and nearly destroy the White House, they take the President and his staff hostage and barricade themselves in an underground bunker where they plan a nuclear holocaust.


“The Gatekeepers”
Ronan Wright | 27 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: film reviews, Israel, Middle East, organ donation, Palestine, torture
Two documentary films about relations between the Palestinians and the Israelis show the moral complexities brought about by the conflict.


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