This Wall Street Journal article details the results of studies conducted on rodents analyzing the effects of a single-parent upbringing. While the results are not necessarily translatable to humans, there is certainly reason to think a fatherless home has significant cognitive consequences on a child. Fatherless families became a significant point in the last election, … Continue reading Dads change brains
Tomorrow morning, Justice Scalia is coming to town. He and Justice Breyer are going to debate constitutional principles and statutory interpretation. Should be fun. (You can watch it here. They've done it before here.) Though I've never met the man (and I plan to change that on Monday), Justice Scalia is, quite frankly, a bit … Continue reading Scalia!
But can you be a religious sister? This disturbing story of Sr. Donna Quinn, O.P., highlights for me one small insight of a book I read this week. Catholic Matters by Fr. Richard John Neuhaus (a favorite of mine) notes the discord and confusion that plagues our modern age. This confusion reaches even to Dominican … Continue reading Sr. Quinn, Abortion Escort