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Her.meneutics was co-founded by Katelyn Beaty and Sarah Pulliam Bailey.

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I'm Not Julia: Why Obama's American Woman Doesn't Speak for Me

May 14, 2012 8:26 AM

If you follow political news at all, by now you’ve probably heard of Julia, the character who made her debut recently on President Obama’s campaign website. The "Life of Julia" page documents this fictional woman’s life, from her entrance into...

The President's Speech and Parental Rights

September 9, 2009 9:10 AM

Children in many U.S. schools yesterday heard President Obama exhort the values of hard work and personal responsibility in his back-to-school address. Reformed pastor John Piper of Bethlehem Baptist Church praised the speech as “a wonderful gift of common...

How Would a Woman Change the Supreme Court?

May 20, 2009 8:00 AM

This spring may mark another race - besides last weekend's Preakness Stakes - that finds a female crossing the finish line in first place. Since Associate Justice David Souter announced May 1 that he would be retiring from the Supreme...

Obama: A Friend to Pro-Lifers?

May 19, 2009 8:39 AM

In 1993, when Christine Todd Whitman was the Republican candidate for the governor of New Jersey, her views on abortion were muted at best. I recall being cautiously optimistic as I voted for my state's first and only female governor....

Obama's Kinder, Gentler Culture War

May 18, 2009 11:59 AM

I didn't see this one coming. K. and I had been talking about her sex life. We had arranged to meet before a sexual abstinence event at a church in Michigan. I was there interviewing young people for a book...

Elizabeth Lev Defends Mom's Decision to Turn Down Notre Dame

April 29, 2009 3:14 PM

Politics Daily contributor Elizabeth Lev fired a smart defense this morning of Mary Ann Glendon's refusal to accept Notre Dame's Laetare Medal and to speak alongside President Obama at the school's May 17 commencement ceremony. Glendon sent a letter...

Why Melissa Rogers Signed the Health Care Workers Document

April 13, 2009 9:19 AM

Dozens of religious leaders met in Washington with members of Obama's administration last week to go over policy issues. Right before the meetings began, the White House also announced the full Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. One...

Christians Urge Obama to Keep Conscience Clause

April 9, 2009 9:29 AM

Several media are reporting that today's the last day the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will hear arguments against President Obama's intention to rescind the "conscience clause" regulation that former President Bush put into place weeks before...


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