The Constitution's own remedy for abuse

by Rita Dunaway -- Across America this month, 43 of our 50 state legislatures are in session. Many of them will consider the Convention of States Project – a legislative resolution to more…

Rights of conscience trump sexual 'rights'

by Rita Dunaway -- Way back in 1965, the Supreme Court parroted Harlan Fiske Stone's observation that "All our history gives confirmation to the view that liberty of conscience has a moral more…

Medicaid work requirement harmful?

by Rita Dunaway -- Thanks to new policy guidance issued by the Trump administration, states can now require able-bodied recipients of taxpayer-funded health care to engage in some type of productive activity. more…

The 2 legal fictions in Roe decision

by Rita Dunaway -- Every year, on Jan. 22, we are reminded of what can happen when the rule of man prevails over the rule of law. On this date in 1973, more…

President Potty-mouth doesn't speak for me

by Rita Dunaway -- President Trump was not speaking for America's true conservatives when he made his repulsive, potty-mouthed comment about immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and certain African nations. He certainly more…

The most basic act of self-governance

by Rita Dunaway -- In the nation of the most-celebrated government on earth, in the state George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison called home, control of the people's lawmaking body was more…

5 resolutions for America

by Rita Dunaway -- Some people scoff at the idea of "New Year's Resolutions." They say it's silly to wait until one particular day to start journaling, or they point out that more…

Christmas: Hope fulfilled for us sinners

by Rita Dunaway -- Because Jesus Christ was born in a stable over 2,000 years ago, there is hope for each one of us – no matter how failed, flawed, or frustrated more…

5 tips for improving public discourse

by Rita Dunaway -- One of the best things about the Christmas season is the way it seems to soften our rough edges. Most of us tend to be a little less more…