Cultural Caviar

Hard Problems People Don’t Want to Talk About

In Box v. Planned Parenthood, Justice Ginsburg quips that one of Justice Thomas’ footnot...

Politics

The Cockroaches of Abortion

1987’s Twilight of the Cockroaches is one of my favorite Japanese films. It’s half liv...

Cultural Caviar

Why I’m Now Against Abortion

I despise moralism with every last corrosive drop of my stomach acids, and it’s hard to ...

Politics

Andrew Cuomo

National Insanity

At what point do you call a man a brute? The governor of New York has reached that po...

Politics

Abortion and Rape

The criticisms of the recent absurd comments by Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin,...

Cultural Caviar

The Last Little Abortion Clinic in Mississippi

The hoarsely ululating throats of the "€œpro-life"€ and "€œpro-choice"€ movement...

Cultural Caviar

The Philadelphia Horror: How Mass Murder Gets a Pass

Let’s give the “climate of hate” rhetoric a rest for a moment. It’...

Abortion

Pro-Life Death Merchants

Pro-Life Death Merchants

I have always found it bizarre that some of the most pro-war Americans are pro-lifers. To be passionate enough to protest on a street corner in the hopes that you might save lives is something I can understand. Yet for pro-lifers to consistently and enthusiastically vote for leaders whose foreign policies will admittedly lead to the deaths of thousands of civilians “€“ women, children, babies – in order to achieve political objectives, is something I cannot understand. “€œIt’s a Child Not a Choice?”€ How about “€œIt’s a Kid Not Collateral Damage?”€

Abortion

A Silence That Speaks Volumes

A Silence That Speaks Volumes

While I cannot (by which I do not mean “will not,” but truly cannot) endorse t...

Abortion

Sex, Punishment, and Plan B

Sex, Punishment, and Plan B

In the comments on my previous post on the Connecticut bishops’ decision to allow Ca...