In the womb: What is it?

by Barbara Simpson -- We have print, video and, of course, the Internet. Is there any limit to what we know or can know with all the means of transmitting information? For more…

Airplane safety: Who are we gonna believe?

by Barbara Simpson -- My first flight was as a passenger in a single-engine Comanche, flying from Michigan to Colorado. Then, the return flight. I was young and so naïve that I more…

Fate worse than death for New Zealand?

by Barbara Simpson -- Ever since the shooting stopped at the two mosques in New Zealand, our media – and likely world media – have been filled with the theme of the more…

California governor: 'Gavin the Holy'

by Barbara Simpson -- Don't you just love it when a dyed-in-the-wool politician suddenly finds God and morality and goes off the deep end?! It's happened again, this time in the great more…

Medical ethics: 'Who's next?'

by Barbara Simpson -- It's really getting out of control. The headlines and news reports are filled with life and death. Not war. Not accidents. No, these news stories are about how more…

Support abortion? Then you
better know how it's done

by Barbara Simpson -- [Editor's note: The following column contains graphic descriptions which may be unsettling to some readers.] Anyone following the ongoing controversy about late-term abortions should be aware of the more…

Who decides who lives and who dies?

by Barbara Simpson -- Do you remember Alfie Evans? He's the British infant who was hospitalized at Alder Hey Hospital in London with a serious health condition, which the hospital determined to more…

Covington students: Sue – sue – sue!

by Barbara Simpson -- I'm so sick of today's media – the people who call themselves journalists and reporters, yet who seem to have forgotten or ignored all the traditional news standards more…

Buckets of babies

by Barbara Simpson -- The legalizing of late term abortions in New York State garnered headlines across the country – stirring up the emotions of both the pro-choice and anti-abortion crowds. It more…