Meghan Cox Gurdon

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Politics & Policy

Golden Idyll

When Charles Scribner was shown a copy of the manuscript that would become The Wind in the Willows, he experienced a sense of profound disappointment. This wasn’t at all, he ...
Politics & Policy

Burst Levees

“I’ll get it!” Molly sings out, leaping out of her chair to answer the phone. This promptitude is an amusing and largely helpful aspect of having an 11-year-old around the ...

Fetal Pain

Many readers have complained that in last night’s post I unfairly lumped together under the label “pro-choice” those who believe abortion is permissible at all stages in pregnancy according to the desire ...

Re: Fetal Pain

Just had a sonogram, myself, today, and almost wept at the sweetness of the sight of daughter #4 SUCKING HER THUMB. Had heard this happens but have never seen it. ...