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  • Ross Douthat‘s latest op-ed in the New York Times discusses Obama‘s differing strategies on abortion and same-sex marriage:
    Among their many aspirations for his presidency, Barack Obama’s admirers nurse a persistent hope that he might be able to end the culture wars. And by end, they generally mean win. The real hope is a final victory for cultural liberalism, and social conservatism’s permanent eclipse.
    These hopes are overstated, but not necessarily irrational. Four months in, the Obama administration does seem to have a plausible strategy for turning the “social issues” to liberalism’s advantage. The outline is simple: engage on abortion, and punt on gay rights….

  • IOL has an article reporting 3 South African women have been arrested for murder after one of them allegedly took some abortion pills, the child was born alive, and then was buried alive.
  • American Right to Life‘s Bob Enyart, his brother and another man (who may also be involved with ARTL) were convicted of trespassing after they delivered a letter for James Dobson to Focus on the Family‘s office and then refused to leave the reception area. They face up to 90 days in jail.