Who Are the Pro-Life Democrats?

May 14, 2011 James Antle, III 2

It may seem like a long time ago now, but for one brief, shining moment the pro-abortion hegemony over the Democratic Party showed signs of cracking. Shortly after the 2004 presidential election—at least the fourth […]


The Gay Marriage Juggernaut

May 12, 2011 James Antle, III 0

Whenever a socially progressive cause prevails in the public square, it is described as “making history.” So the Vermont legislature made history in April, when it became the first popularly elected state legislative body successfully […]

Stupak’s Stand

May 9, 2011 James Antle, III 0

At a time when other putatively pro-life Democrats allowed their party affiliation to trump their professed commitment to the sanctity of innocent human life, Congressman Bart Stupak held firm. The nine-term Michigan Democrat thus found […]

Stupak Stands Down

May 7, 2011 James Antle, III 0

The Friday before the decisive vote on health care reform, a pivotal group of Democrats huddled in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office to discuss the bill’s abortion funding provisions. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colorado) of the […]


Big Questions and Deceptions

April 27, 2011 James Antle, III 0

On March 23, 2008, Pepperdine University law professor Douglas W. Kmiec published a blog entry on Slate—a popular webzine that prides itself on running contrarian pieces— endorsing Democrat Barack Obama for president of the United […]