An Unexpected New Motherhood Debate

Labor Day 2008 came with a bang as Hurricane Gustav plowed into the Gulf Coast and as the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain revealed that the daughter of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is five months pregnant, and yet unmarried. The word spread quickly, even as Americans celebrated their end-of-summer holiday with an unusual attentiveness to the news.

On today’s program, Dr. Mohler looks at the bigger questions raised by the situation now facing the Palin family and what it means for how we understand the intersection of motherhood and politics.