Maggie Gallagher is a nationally syndicated columnist and a leading voice in the new marriage movement. She is the author of three books including The Case for Marriage: Why Married People are Happier, Healthier, and Better-Off Financially with Linda J. Waite. Her previous books were the The Abolition of Marriage: How We Destroy Lasting Love and Enemies of Eros: How the Sexual Revolution is Destroying Family, Marriage and Sex.
She makes frequent media appearances and lectures on social issues. She lives in Westchester, NY with her husband and two sons.
The 'veepstakes' speculation is in full swing.
What is college really worth?
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.
Do children raised by same-sex couples do just as well as children raised by married moms and dads?
This week, the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to hear any more arguments on gay marriage.
As I type, the House of Representatives is debating the future of civil rights: a girl's right to life itself.
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?
President Obama is apparently tired of pretending he opposes gay marriage. Good.
Just how bad a blunder was President Obama's forced gay marriage endorsement?
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.
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.
The Democrats' war on women meme is failing.
Team Obama would clearly like us to believe Republican attacks on Obamacare's mandates alienated women.
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.
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.
The Opera House in Seattle was the setting for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and the annual board meeting of his church of Starbucks.
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.
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.
Can the government order you to pay for anything if it calls it 'health care'?
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.
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