Archive for July, 2007

“From Both Sides, A Bid To Change Abortion Debate” reads the top headline of today’s front page. It’s not hard to understand why one side is seeking to change the debate: And Democrats have been losing the abortion fight, at least at the margins, for some time. “They sense they’re out of step with the […]

Today’s Courant has a major front page profile of yours truly: His grandfather was a New Deal Democrat who idolized FDR and his great-uncle was a New York intellectual who moved in radical Socialist circles. In high school, he marched to protest the arms race and in college, he was president of the campus Democrats […]

In these politically correct days, who could argue against “tolerance”? It rolls off the tongue so easily – like motherhood and apple pie – and evokes heart-stirring imagery such as the Statue of Liberty beckoning unto the people of all nations who are “yearning to be free”.  Sadly we have lost our understanding of the […]

A former LMF employee is in the news again: Michael Bradway, 40, of Cornwall, was the director of finance for the nonprofit Love Makes a Family. He was arrested Tuesday and charged with pocketing proceeds from the sale of a sports car donated to the organization and using agency credit cards to run up about […]

I want to thank all of you for the many kind messages I have received since yesterday’s announcement that I am the new executive director of the Family Institute of Connecticut. I know you share my excitement about my new role in the fight for Connecticut’s families. And I know I can count on you […]

Major Announcement From FIC

This is one of the most important posts you will ever read on FIC Blog. This summer marks the beginning of an exciting new direction for both FIC and the national pro-family movement. And we want you to be a part of it. As of August 1st, I will be moving from my position as FIC’s […]

State residents learned last month of the horrific case of Danielle Cramer, the young Bloomfield runaway who was found in a West Hartford home after being missing for a year. The JI took a second look at the Cramer case–and the fact that CT is one of only a handful of states without a parental notication […]

“Marital Priorities Change” yawns the headline in yesterday’s Courant. As noted by Maggie Gallagher, the Pew Research Center had a more descriptive headline for its own poll: “As Marriage and Parenthood Drift Apart, Public Is Concerned About Social Impact.” An excerpt from the AP story that ran in the Courant: NEW YORK – The percentage […]

It is at the moment anyway. So says, which lists us as Connecticut’s 5th most influential political blog–and none of the top 4 are conservative. Of course by the time you click on the link it may say something different. In fact, by the time I’m done typing this it may say something different. The […]