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David N. Bass
by | Oct 12, 2012

The consensus among media types this morning appears to be that Joe Biden trounced Paul Ryan on the abortion question in last night’s debate. In reality, it was the exact opposite. I have seldom heard a politician give a more…

by | Sep 5, 2012

As Jeffrey Lord reported below, Democrats have chosen to remove the word “God” from their 2012 platform. In 2008, the platform mentioned God one time. In the 2004 platform, He was referenced seven times. In the 2000 platform, He was mentioned…

by | Sep 5, 2012

Abortion is no longer a winning issue for Democrats. It’s astounding, then, that national Democrats would use yesterday evening to create a massive paean to taxpayer-funded destruction of unborn human life. It’s particularly ironic given that, until recently, Democrats have argued…

by | Sep 4, 2012

The media made much ado about the Republican Party’s 2012 pro-life platform, particularly based on the inference that it doesn’t contain an abortion exception for rape, incest, and the life of the mother. Now comes the Democratic Party’s 2012 platform…

by | Aug 29, 2012

The pro-life Susan B. Anthony List has released a powerful ad highlighting President Obama’s opposition to a bill in the Illinois legislature that would have protected infants born alive after botched abortions. The spot is an effective counter-thrust to the…

by | Aug 24, 2012

Political columnist Froma Harrop makes the odd and offensive suggestion in this column (entitled “Akin’s Consistency is GOP’s Real Problem”) that fingernails are equivalent in human value to an early-trimester unborn child: I believe that abortions should be easy to obtain…

by | Aug 23, 2012

Judge Andrew Napolitano has a thoughtful column in The Washington Times on Todd Akins’ “leigitmate rape” comment. While calling Akins’ remark “absurd,” “bizarre,” “offensive,” and “incorrect,” Napolitano supports the implications of Atkins’ comment that rape is never a moral justification for the…

by | Aug 15, 2012

We don’t fully know the shooters’ motivations yet — although we have a pretty good guess — but the tragic act of violence at the pro-life, pro-marriage Family Research Council today again reminded me of the civility divide on social…

by | Jul 27, 2012

For a group that purports to be about tolerance and love, same-sex marriage advocates are showing neither as they strive to block Chick-fil-A from setting up shop in Boston and expanding its presence in Chicago. Remember, Chick-fil-A isn’t refusing to…

by | Jul 24, 2012

The pro-abortion Alan Guttmacher Institute has put out a new report documenting a “seismic shift” during the past decade in the number of states with significant protections for unborn human life: Over the last decade, the abortion policy landscape at the…

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