Darrow Miller and Friends

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The Feminist Goal is Demeaning to Women

Recently, my wife, Marilyn, drew my attention to an article with the provocative title “How Pro-Choice Women Undermine Feminism” by biochemist, writer and mother Amy Otto. Amy was responding to a column in the New York Times by Katha Pollitt, “How to Really Defend Planned Parenthood.” Pollitt believes pro-abortion feminists

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Abortion Doesn’t Contribute to Women’s Health

Many years ago I was one of about 250 people picketing in front of a “women’s health clinic.” Why would we do such a thing? I think it would be safe to say that all of us supported women’s health. So why would we protest in front a women’s health

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What a True Feminist Said About Female Courage

A feminist, like everyone else, can be inconsistent. You could summarize a recent post by Calah Alexander that way. We came across Ms. Alexander’s piece, “What a Woman in Crisis Really Needs” recently. I’m sick and tired of hearing about “women in crisis” and how they need access to emergency

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Why 20 Percent of Women in the US Never Have Children

Imagine a world where children are considered a competition to personal pleasure. Where couples marry but choose not to have children because they want to play. Actually, that world is already here. We’ve written about this troubling trend before: Why Christian Couples Should Have Children Radical Feminism and the End of

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Radical Feminism and the End of the Family: Mission Accomplished?

The nuclear family must be destroyed … Whatever its ultimate meaning, the break-up of families now is an objectively revolutionary process,” says author and woman’s rights activist Linda Gordon. She is joined in that view by author and feminist activist Robin Morgan: “We can’t destroy the inequities between men and women

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Every Home Needs a Lady

Remember when it was a compliment to be called a lady? The term has fallen out of favor in many societies, and the loss is bigger than mere semantics. Our friend, Nicole Curiel, a student from Guadalajara, Mexico, writes: It seems to me that the meaning of being lady in

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Feminism Doesn’t Mean What it Once Did

We received the following thoughtful response to Darrow’s post, A Personal Story About Why Words Matter, from our friend, Ryan Davis. Because it was worthy of more than a simple, brief reply, we are posting it here, with Darrow’s reply, for the benefit of all our readers. As a book

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Created to Be a Woman

When Lydia Sigourney pointed out, in 1837, that Christianity has brought dignity to the woman, while other faith systems have often left women degraded, she was ahead of her time. Gratitude for the religion of Jesus Christ should inspire an unwavering zeal. Beside the high hope of salvation, which we

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What Today’s WOMEN (and Men) Owe to Lydia Sigourney

Women and men alike owe much to an obscure maternal feminist who died 150 years ago. In language that sounds almost quaint, E.B. Huntington wrote the following tribute to a woman named Lydia Sigourney, on the occasion of her death. Were any intelligent American citizen now asked to name the

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LAMENT for Another Time … “Women and Children First”

In his last days in office Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta pushed two new social policies into the heart of the US military establishment. On Jan 23, 2013 he lifted the ban on women serving in combat. On Feb 11, 2013 he expanded military benefits to gay and lesbian couples. This is the fruit

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