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While the country continues to processes yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling and what it all means, Rebecca Taylor reminds us of another court battle we should keep and eye on: The ACLU and the Association for Molecular Pathology have sued Myriad Genetics and the U.S. Patent Office over Myriad’s patent on the BRCA I and II […]


Posted at: June 29th, 2012 - 8:23 pm - Number of Comments » 3

Just a reminder: Yes, today’s Supreme Court ruling was a major disappointment (to say the very least). And, yes, we must continue to fight for life and liberty here on earth. But, let’s also remember to keep our eye on the real hope that springs eternal: For here we have no lasting city, but we […]


Posted at: June 28th, 2012 - 1:41 pm - Number of Comments » 2

Last week, Trista from Not a Minx, a Moron or a Parasite, wrote a brave and brutally honest guest post for the Real Catholic Love and Sex blog about the anxiety she sometimes had when she thought about her potential wedding night. My thoughts were jumbled and erratic: Couldn’t there be another way to produce […]


Posted at: June 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm - Number of Comments » 0

In Must Not See TV news, NBC’s latest attempt at humor this fall will be The New Normal, a 30 minute sitcom about a young, single mother who agrees to become a gay couple’s surrogate mother. In the trailer for The New Normal, there is a scene in which the gay couple is speaking to […]


Posted at: June 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Wow. These ‘mommy wars’ just don’t stop. Hot on the heals of this article, which I wrote about earlier today, Cherie Blair, wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, said in a speech recently that every mother should work outside the home – for the good of the children: “Every woman needs to be […]


Posted at: June 19th, 2012 - 10:44 pm - Number of Comments » 4

Well, this is maddening, and yet, at the same time I wonder if it’s even worth it to take this woman seriously as she just sounds bitter and stupid: I have to admit that when I meet a woman who I know is a graduate of, say, Princeton — one who has read The Second […]


Posted at: June 19th, 2012 - 7:02 am - Number of Comments » 3

Andrea Solario, Madonna With the Green Cushion This picture reminds me of something I heard a priest say once: “may the humanity of Christ give us comfort in our weaknesses.” Related: Divine Drool and the Art of Baby Worship


Posted at: June 14th, 2012 - 7:45 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Feng Jianmei, was beaten and dragged into a vehicle by a group of family planning officials while her husband was at work. When the officials asked for money for fines from Feng’s family and did not receive the funds, they forcibly aborted Feng’s second child at seven months. The picture says it all: In case […]


Posted at: June 13th, 2012 - 12:57 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Just when I thought the ‘Condescending Wonka’ meme had run its course, he goes and does something like this…and totally redeems himself (for the moment, anyway).


Posted at: June 11th, 2012 - 11:11 pm - Number of Comments » 8

The fact I’m a woman is important and means much to me. -Marilyn Monroe This is pretty interesting. From Letters of Note (h/t NFP Works): On April 28th of 1952, medical staff at the Cedars of Lebanon hospital in L.A. wheeled an extremely nervous Marilyn Monroe to surgery where she was to have her appendix […]


Posted at: June 8th, 2012 - 6:27 am - Number of Comments » 2