Maggie Gallagher

Posted July 12, 2012

The 'veepstakes' speculation is in full swing.

Posted June 28, 2012

What is college really worth?

Posted June 21, 2012

Does biology matter? The front page of The New York Times' business section reports on a new scientific breakthrough: a noninvasive blood test that can determine paternity while a child is still in the womb, as early as the eighth week of the pregnancy.

Posted June 15, 2012

Do children raised by same-sex couples do just as well as children raised by married moms and dads?

Posted June 07, 2012

This week, the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to hear any more arguments on gay marriage.

Posted May 31, 2012

As I type, the House of Representatives is debating the future of civil rights: a girl's right to life itself.

Posted May 28, 2012

Back in 2004, Thomas Frank wrote a famous book, 'What's the Matter with Kansas?', in which he lamented working class white people's choices to vote their 'values' rather than what -- in his not-so-humble opinion -- was in their 'genuine' economic interests. Why didn't they identify as liberals and vote Democratic?

Posted May 24, 2012

President Obama is apparently tired of pretending he opposes gay marriage. Good.

Posted May 17, 2012

Just how bad a blunder was President Obama's forced gay marriage endorsement?

Posted May 03, 2012

A few years ago, beauty queen Carrie Prejean innocently answered a question about gay marriage with a polite 'no.' She was viciously personally attacked by Miss USA pageant judge Perez Hilton, who posted a video of himself cursing at her.

Posted April 26, 2012

Sarah Palin was the first to recognize the problem: By participating in President Obama's signature education initiative, the Common Core Standards, Alaska would lose control over its own curriculum.

Posted April 19, 2012

The Democrats' war on women meme is failing.

Posted April 13, 2012

Team Obama would clearly like us to believe Republican attacks on Obamacare's mandates alienated women.

Posted April 05, 2012

In the whole swirling political/media uproar over Trayvon Martin's shooting, only two things are indisputably clear: A 17-year-old boy is dead, and George Zimmerman shot him.

Posted March 29, 2012

The shocked look on CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin's face as he emerged from the Supreme Court's oral arguments over Obamacare was priceless.

Posted March 23, 2012

The Opera House in Seattle was the setting for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and the annual board meeting of his church of Starbucks.

Posted March 15, 2012

All day this past Tuesday, I crisscrossed Mississippi on the Rick Bus, a Susan B. Anthony List-led independent effort to turn out Rick Santorum voters who care about life, marriage and religious liberty.

Posted March 08, 2012

It was a bad night for Mitt Romney. Don't kid yourself, Romney supporters. The mixed vote on Super Tuesday is a profound setback for the fragile front-runner.

Posted March 01, 2012

Can the government order you to pay for anything if it calls it 'health care'?

Posted February 23, 2012

President Obama, you do not speak for women. Stop claiming -- you and other Democrats -- that when you try to ram abortion-inducing drugs and contraception mandates down the throats of religious charities, schools and health care institutions, you are speaking for women.