Maggie Gallagher

Posted February 16, 2012

In an appearance on Al Jazeera, I was asked: Why is gay marriage emerging as a big issue in the campaign?

Posted February 09, 2012

President Obama's attack on Catholic organizations has managed to do what the bishops have been unable to do, as Peggy Noonan points out: Unite the Catholic right and the Catholic left.

Posted February 01, 2012

Let's take a break from politics to ask the burning question: How did Karen Santorum and Ann Romney get so lucky?

Posted January 27, 2012

American women are both incredibly dogmatic and anxious about our mothering.

Posted January 20, 2012

In an intriguing set of empirical studies just published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, a team of social scientists led by professor Sanne Nauts shows that the mere prospect of speaking with an unknown woman reduces men's (but not women's) performance on cognitive tasks.

Posted January 14, 2012

Lost in the political shuffle in New Hampshire was an epic U.S. Supreme Court decision this week in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Posted January 06, 2012

On Tuesday night in Iowa, he stood before the cheering throngs like a Republican Rocky, or better yet, a latter-day Rudy suddenly lifted above his Notre Dame teammates in a fantastic storybook finish.

Posted June 29, 2011

Before, people like me could almost always blame liberal "activist" justices, but this time seven justices, including conservatives Antonin Scalia, John Roberts and Samuel Alito, signed on to the constitutional madness.

Posted June 08, 2011

Anthony Weiner's escapades infuse a whole new meaning into one of my favorite words from the movie "Bambi": Twitterpated.

Posted June 08, 2011

Anthony Weiner's escapades infuse a whole new meaning into one of my favorite words from the movie "Bambi": Twitterpated.

Posted January 12, 2011

Americans reach for a larger meaning in tragedy when possible. We hate the truth that the attempted murder of a congresswoman was likely a random act of madness.

Posted October 20, 2010

Do I have blood on my hands? Major gay rights groups are saying so. Each of us who opposes gay marriage, they say, is responsible for the terrible and tragic suicides of gay teens that recently hit the news.

Posted August 25, 2010

Posted August 19, 2010

Posted July 01, 2010

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan seemed taken aback when asked a simple question at her confirmation hearings: Are you a legal progressive? "I honestly don't know what that label means," Kagan said. Let's help professor Kagan out.

Posted June 28, 2010

When it comes to children, so many voices seem to be saying, there's nothing special to celebrate about the father.