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Mandatory Sex Education for Ten-Year-Olds? Yours?

The International Planned Parenthood Federation [IPPF] has a plan for your child -- and for every young person on earth. The influential group is calling for compulsory comprehensive sexuality education for every child and young person ages 10 to 24 ...

February 10, 2010

Sex Education for 10 Year Olds?

A new study by Planned Parenthood urges intensive sex education for 10 year olds.  The study asserts that because teens will be sexually active, sex education should start at younger ages and include information on how to make sex itself more pleasur ...

February 9, 2010

NewsNote: Where are the Young Men?

A visit to your local college or university campus is likely to reveal that a revolution has taken place. On many campuses, young women now outnumber young men, and a gender gap of momentous importance is staring us in the face. This gender gap has ...

February 9, 2010

College Campuses: Where Have All the Men Gone?

Recent data tells a sad tale about gender disparity on College and University Campuses: women outnumber men 60% to 40%.  The results demonstrate that men are not seeking out higher education.  The biggest revolution taking place on college campuses i ...

February 8, 2010

Life Planning for Toddlers? The Myth of Gifted Children

What makes gifted children special and unique, setting them apart from their peers?  Jennifer Senior, writing for New York Magazine, has published a fascinating piece on the myth of gifted children.  She asks the question, can the entire future of a ...

February 5, 2010

NewsNote: Masculinity in a Can, Fight Club at Church, and the Crisis of Manhood

You do not have to look far to find evidence of the fact that males are in trouble in these confused and confusing times. On the university campuses, women undergraduate students outnumber young men by a clear margin -- 60% to 40%. A frightening perc ...

February 5, 2010

Masculinity in a Spray Can? The Call for Men in Today’s Church

What is that makes a boy become a man?  Is it the accoutrements he purchases or the people he associates with?  While some external factors make a difference in rearing a young man, boys don’t become men by dousing themselves with strong smelling deo ...

February 4, 2010

Adopted for Life . . . and in Death

Arno was inseparable from Mr. Penguin. The little Haitian boy was almost three years old, and the plush penguin with the word "love" inscribed upon it was his most treasured object. The orphan and his penguin were always seen together. The boy had b ...

February 3, 2010

What to Do With Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?

President Obama and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff have recently come out and said that the controversial Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy should be repealed in the United States military.  This specific topic causes both sides of the issue to ...

February 2, 2010

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