Posts Tagged:History

Our Task In Post-Roe America

In 1974, Justice Harry Blackmun, the author of the Roe v. Wadedecision, said in a television interview that Roe “will be regarded as one of the worst mistakes in the court’s history or one of its great decisions.” That was prescient. On Friday, the Supreme Court reversed perhaps its greatest mistake ever. With Roe v. Wade,…Read More

Census Bureau Announces Lowest Birthrate in U.S. History

The United States Census Bureau announced Tuesday that America’s population increased at a slower rate in 2021 than any previous year “since the founding of the nation.” Citing “historical decennial censuses and annual population estimates,” the bureau reported that “population grew only 0.1%” in 2021: The year 2021 is the first time since 1937 that…Read More

Phony Abortion History Returns to the Supreme Court

A discussion of the history of abortion law occupied several minutes of the oral argument before the Supreme Court last Wednesday. Much of what was said was false or misleading. Julie Rikelman, the lawyer for the clinic challenging Mississippi’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks, gave voice to that misinformation under searching questioning from Justice Samuel…Read More

Op-Ed: With school choice, critical race theory wouldn’t be a problem

Mandating a curriculum that teaches critical race theory in public schools is on the rise across our country’s education system. Before that, transgender curriculum, even for kindergartners, has been floated in schools across the United States. For decades, teachers unions and public school administrations have adopted curricula for their states that are anathema to parents’…Read More