“Hard questions” are being asked this week in Montgomery County, Maryland, in the wake of the April 15 discovery that middle-school and high-school girls had transmitted lewd photos and video clips of themselves via cellphone and the Internet to their classmates. Many of the recipients, mostly boys, then turned around and either rented or sold the photos to other students.

silenceIt isn't often that parents have occasion to protest an outbreak of silence by their school-age children, but the "Day of Silence" observed by students in schools across the nation on Friday, April 16, sparked  a reaction from some pro-family groups that urged parents to keep their children out of school to avoid the event, organized each year by the  Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network.

Dave HeinemanNebraska Governor Dave Heineman put his signature to an historic bill April 13 banning abortions of pre-born babies beyond 20 weeks from conception. The enactment of the legislation makes Nebraska the first state with a law directly challenging the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.

helping hand“All too often Americans say they support our soldiers, but do little if anything to show their appreciation.” This statement from Clark Lamoreux of Shawnee, Kansas, is certainly true. Taking the thought to heart, Clark and his wife, Kristi, have devised a way to show their support, rather than just verbalizing it.

In a recent article entitled “Say it loud: I’m childfree and I’m proud,” author Lisa Hymas suggests that the population of the United States must be controlled — through what means, she does not say.

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