4 Feminist Lies That Are Making Women Miserable

Twenty years ago, I wrote my first book about why women can’t “have it all,” or at least all at once, despite what the culture tells them. (Hint: It’s because no one, male or female, can perform two full-time jobs simultaneously without the bottom falling out.)

At the time, the so-called Mommy Wars were raging. Women everywhere who’d been sold a bill of goods by their feminist mothers and mentors were either lamenting the futility of being able to successfully work full-time outside the home while maintaining a healthy marriage and family life, or they were defending their choice to work full-time by insisting children do fine in round-the-clock substitute care.

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How Facebook is being used as an anti-abortion organizing tool

Abortion foes around the country are organizing to pass ordinances and resolutions recognizing municipalities as so-called “Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn.” Though these measures are legally unenforceable, they ceremonially ban abortion in the cities, towns, or counties where they are passed. Initially, these campaigns appeared isolated, but abortion opponents have been using Facebook to develop and amplify this tactic, demonstrating the material consequences of anti-abortion organizing in online spaces.

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Three-person IVF poses grave concerns

Ethicists are concerned at the possibility that so-called ‘three-parent IVF’ could one day become legal in Australia.

A discussion paper by the National Health and Medical Research Council has outlined the scientific and moral considerations of mitochrondrial donation – including a process in which healthy DNA from two women’s eggs are combined to lower the risk of certain genetic conditions passing from mother to child. The technology includes the creation of embryos using DNA from two women and a man.

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Hillary Clinton Says Women Have ‘Legitimate Concern’ About Transgender Issue

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in an interview that transgender issues raise a “legitimate concern” for women.

Clinton appeared on BBC Radio4 with her daughter Chelsea Clinton on Tuesday to promote their book “The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience.” They differed in their answers when asked about the subject of biological males who identify as transgender. Chelsea Clinton defended the idea that those men can become women, while her mother struck a more cautionary note.

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$80,000 added to Dane County’s 2020 budget for sex trafficking prevention efforts

County Executive Joe Parisi announced Oct. 23 the inclusion of $80,000 in Dane County’s 2020 budget for Project Respect in response to a rising prevalence of sex trafficking.

ARC Community Services runs Project Respect, a program launched to help sex trafficking survivors through counseling, crisis intervention and advocacy. Project Respect plans to use the money from the 2020 budget to create a new full-time position focused on reuniting survivors with their families and stabilizing living conditions, according to a Dane County press release.

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You Are Here Journalism’s Uncomfortable Marriage to Non-Monogamy

If the pace of change over the last few decades to reinvent marriage hasn’t left you gasping for air, take a deep breath now. Here comes the next leg in the race to deinstitutionalize the meaning of marriage: consensual non-monogamy (CNM), where two individuals ostensibly consent to open their relationship to other sexual and emotional partners in a wide array of options.

For those of us who’ve surveyed the immense body of research on the personal and social benefits associated with healthy and strong monogamous relationships, along with stable two-parent households, it’s puzzling to encounter the media’s advocatory coverage of consensual non-monogamy.

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Marriage Surpasses Cohabitation in Relationship Quality, But Most Americans Don’t Seem to Know It

The next time a young person you know mentions moving in with a romantic partner, you might consider asking him or her to contemplate the following questions that IFS senior fellow Bradford Wilcox recently tweeted:

Is fidelity important to you? Having someone who always tells the truth? Has your back? Communicates well? If these are important to you, marriage looks best.

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Pro Life Committee Chairman Invites Bishops to Join Initiative Serving Pregnant and Parenting Mothers in Need

BALTIMORE – Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, of Kansas City in Kansas, and Chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, addressed the body of bishops at the annual November plenary meeting of bishops about the need for improved pastoral responses to women facing unexpected or challenging pregnancies.

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