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Tiffany’s Supports Planned Parenthood

From First Thoughts

If there’s something we’ve learned from the fiasco last week with our leaders risking a government shutdown rather than let go of government funding for the nation’s largest abortion business, we’ve learned exactly what companies are supporting Planned Parenthood these days, . . . . Continue Reading »

Stanley Rothman (1927 - 2011)

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A sad goodbye to the scholar and FT writer Stanley Rothman , who died earlier this month at age 83. His name lives on through his son, David J. Rothman, who just reviewed Christian Wiman’s book of poetry in the latest issue of FT [subscription required]. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, . . . . Continue Reading »

Our Babies, Ourselves

From the January 2011 Print Edition

Ourselves Unborn: A History of the Fetus in Modern America by Sara Dubow Oxford, 320 pages, $29.95 Imagine seeing a fetus in a jar. Many Americans have recently, thanks (or no thanks) to George W. Bush’s book Decision Points , which includes a description of his seeing such a thing as a . . . . Continue Reading »

Fighting the Good Fight

From First Thoughts

This year’s Life Prizes have just been announced. In past years, the $600,000 in awards have been split among winners such as Lila Rose (who recently wrote about her pro-life adventures in the October issue of FT). This year’s winners are: Jeanne Head (a UN representative for National . . . . Continue Reading »

For the Love of Bacon

From First Thoughts

According to a recent report in the U.K., a hard-working cafe owner has been ordered to tear down an extractor fan—because the smell of her frying bacon ‘offends’ Muslims. Mrs Akciecek and her husband Cetin, 50,—himself a Turkish Muslim—work more than 50 . . . . Continue Reading »