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Words matter: the loaded language of “divorce recovery”

August 28, 2012


The phrase "divorce recovery" is loaded with values and implications that may or may not have been intended. Words matter - use them carefully.

Newt Gingrich has “family values?” WTF?!?

November 27, 2011


From Michelle Goldberg at Newsweek: Like many evangelicals in Iowa, Steve Deace, an influential conservative radio host, is wrestling with the possibility that Newt Gingrich may be the most viable standard bearer for family-values voters in the next election. It’s a conundrum, he says, that many others are also grappling with. “Maybe the guy in […]

Mississippi votes down zygote personhood

November 9, 2011


Mississippi did the smart thing and voted down a state constitutional amendment that would have given a fertilized egg the same rights as a person. This battle was won, but the zygote personhood war continues.