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…

The moral poison is spreading

by Barbara Simpson -- What a week it's been. I don't think I've ever seen the word "abortion" in the news more, and so much of it is blatantly false. All this more…

Big church, big problems

by Barbara Simpson -- As if the Catholic Church didn't have enough problems with the confusion emanating from the Vatican and Pope Frances – as well as the worldwide priest/sex/homosexual scandals – more…

What will it take to admit Muslim brutality?

by Barbara Simpson -- [Editor's note: The following column contains graphic descriptions which may be unsettling to some readers.] It's hard to go through the holiday season – Christmas and New Year's more…

Here's proof politics has scraped bottom

by Barbara Simpson -- Isn't feminism" great? Damn straight! Isn't it wonderful what the women's movement has done for the female side of the human equation? Didn't they tell us that it more…