Archive for January, 2008

In the six months since I became executive director of the Family Institute of Connecticut it has been my privilege to represent our state’s pro-family movement at many important events. But the one I attended last Tuesday will be hard to top. Three days ago I was an invited guest at the White House, where […]

We congratulate pro-family Republican Rob Kane, who won Tuesday’s special election to be the next state senator from the 32nd district. In what the Waterbury Republican-American called “a critical victory for Senate Republicans”, Kane defeated anti-family candidate Ken Curran in eight of the district’s ten towns. As late as last Friday local media outlets were […]

The Courant, to be sure, is not a monolithic entity. I noted in 2005 that there are “entire worlds-within-worlds of the Connecticut experience that readers of the Courant are not being exposed to,” but in recent months some Courant reporters have been trying hard to change that. On Monday the paper’s readers were introduced to one of those “worlds,” homeschooling, […]

My wife submitted an op-ed to the Courant last October on the Connecticut Supreme Court’s pending ruling in Kerrigan, the same-sex “marriage” case. “Not newsworthy,” they told her. She re-submitted it after Susan Campbell’s Dec. 30th column on the same topic. No response from the Courant. Perhaps the Courant meant to say that Kerrigan op-eds are not […]

Judging by the Courant’s news sections, you would never guess that Connecticut may be on the verge of a court-ordered radical re-definition of marriage. For months now the paper has made no mention of the Kerrigan case. And, of course, it ignored FIC’s Rally for Liberty, which brought 300 people to the state Capitol on […]