Boy Scouts
May 8th, 2018

The Boy Scouts officially announced they’ll be dropping “boy” from their name and will allow girls to join. Proponents of gender equality applauded the decision, but critics insists it constitutes an act of surrender to the political correctness mob. Continue reading

Alfie Evans in a hospital bed
April 24th, 2018

When Alfie Evans was declared brain-dead, his parents vowed to fight for him with everything they had. However, doctors insist he cannot be treated and have taken the boy off of life support. With time running out, Pope Francis is attempting to intervene. Continue reading

Affluenza teen Ethan Crouch
April 5th, 2018

Ethan Crouch, the Texas teen who killed four people while driving drunk back in 2013, walked free this week. His lenient sentence provoked national outrage, and the infamous “affluenza defense” was widely mocked as a farce. So, how should we deal with young law-breakers? Continue reading

Ella Grace Foster
March 28th, 2018

A Pennsylvania couple has been convicted in the death of their 2-year-old daughter after they opted for faith healing instead of taking her to a doctor. The trial provided a chance for the couple to explain themselves, but remorse wasn’t high on the list of talking points. Continue reading

Female teen posing with guns
March 26th, 2018

In response to nation wide gun control protests over the weekend, Second Amendment advocates organized a spirited counter-protest called the “March for Our Guns.” Although a wave of youth activism has brought calls for stricter gun laws, not all young people are on board. Continue reading

Students protest against gun violence
March 19th, 2018

A student-led movement has reignited the gun control debate and pressured lawmakers to take action. But not everyone is cheering their cause – Second Amendment advocates say the students aren’t qualified to lead such a complex conversation. Continue reading

A child bride looking scared
March 8th, 2018

Kentucky native Donna Pollard was 16 when she married a 31-year-old man. Although it might sound like an outlier, Donna Pollard’s story is far from unique. Between 2000 and 2015, there were more than 200,000 child marriages in the United States. Continue reading

Florida Shooting Heroes
February 16th, 2018

America’s recurring nightmare has sadly become a predictable affair. A crazed gunman decides to go on a rampage. The media milks the shooting story for all it’s worth. Arguments about gun control dominate the headlines. We say “this cannot happen … Continue reading

Pope Francis speaks with reporters on the papal plane.
September 14th, 2017

In the wake of the White House’s decision to end the DACA program, Pope Francis had a sharp message for Donald Trump. If the president is truly “pro-life”, said Francis, then he cannot allow the children of immigrants – known commonly as “Dreamers” – to be thrown out of the country. Continue reading

A collection of banned books
September 8th, 2017

At the end of September, libraries and bookstores everywhere will be celebrating “Banned Books Week.” This got us thinking: why do people ban books (or, in extreme cases, burn them)? Literature is such a fundamental part of human life, and … Continue reading