Posts tagged "fatherhood"

Let's hear it for social conservatives

Social conservatives have become the third rail of American politics. Most of the candidates for president in this election cycle have not just shied away from traditional social conservative issues, but have run from them as if they were the plague. As Heather Wilhelm astutely observes in a Chicago Tribune op-ed Here in America, as... Read more »

Illinois legislators attack common sense values

While everyone’s attention has been focused on the Illinois legislature’s halting efforts to repair the state’s financial mess, those who wish to dismantle the traditional family and sexual mores are busy working in the shadows. They’re pushing bills through the legislature that would: • Weaken the teaching of the time-honored idea of “waiting until marriage”... Read more »

Update: Eric Zorn responds to my correction and an explanation

My counterpart on the Tribune op-ed page, Eric Zorn, pointed out to me the need for a correction in my column/post regarding the reaction to President Barack Obama’s call (below) at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago for greater involvement by fathers in the children’s lives. (Update: He responds to this post here.) In my column,... Read more »
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