Just because a little girl wears short hair and athletic clothing, it doesn’t mean she’s actually a boy. That’s what author Lisa Selin Davis wrote for a column in The New York Times this week on the transgender craze.
To some this seems obvious. But to others, like many of Davis’ acquaintances, it isn’t. Davis is so tired of people doubting whether her 7-year-old daughter (who wears “track pants and T-shirts” and “has shaggy short hair”) is in fact female that she felt the need remind them of a basic truth: Little girls can be tomboys without being transgender... Read More
Over the last few months, retail giant Target Corp. has been desperately cutting costs and canceling long-planned growth programs to regain profitability. As part of its scrambling to finally get into the black, the chain has also been firing top executives, and last week yet another top officer’s scalp was taken.
On Thursday Target announced that chief innovation and strategy officer Casey Carl was leaving the company after 20 years on the job. Casey is at least the fifth top executive to... Read More
In order to make the deadliest ideology of the 20th century palatable to young Americans, “Communism for Kids” is coming to a bookstore near you.
This newly released book from MIT Press “proposes a different kind of communism, one that is true to its ideals and free from authoritarianism.”
The death toll from communist regimes in the 20th century is well-documented. One study found that... Read More
Iowa House lawmakers approved a budget plan Wednesday that would defund Planned Parenthood and other abortion groups, the Quad-City Times reports.
The budget plan, which now moves to the state Senate, coincides with state legislation to defund abortion groups. The bill would end state participation in a federal family planning program and create a new state-funded program for health care groups that do not do abortions. Money to fund the program would come from a federal block grant for child and family services... Read More
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will sign a bill protecting faith-based adoption agencies from being forced to place children with same-sex couples.
The Alabama Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act passed the Alabama House of Representatives 60-14 and the Senate 23-9. All Senate Democrats and one Republican, Sen. Steve Livingston of District 8, voted against it. Read More
I’m sure it’s a different list of “behinds” for your child, but they’re there nonetheless, and the pressure to make sure your child isn’t behind the other kids weighs on you like a ton of bricks. We all want our kids to show up to kindergarten like an old, learned professor: “Ah yes, the alphabet.”
I came across the article quoted above the day I started and finished Thomas Sowell’s brief and accessible volume Late-Talking Children, a largely anecdotal text based on a parents group he started after writing about his... Read More
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