Table of Contents

Cover Stories

A Women's right to choose

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Today's choosy woman is choosing conservatism

Cover Stories

Worse now than ever

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | With low turnout, lesbianism, and lefter-wing politics, NOW conferees cling to the fringe

In this issue: "Worse NOW than ever," July 24, 1999

Features

Party time?

By Mindy Belz

International | A downtown Havana celebration includes hymn-singing and a few prominent Communist Party guests

''A complete lie''

By Mindy Belz

International | Vietnam's Communist Party officials claim religious freedom while hammering the country's church leaders

Schism? Simple as ABC

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Traditionalists oust gay-activist churches from denomination and preserve peace-for now

Mr. Smith leaves the GOP

By Bob Jones

National | Conservative senator's departure attracts attention, but the question remains: will it attract voters?

A drop-in candidacy

By Cal Thomas

National | Hillary's N.Y. bid is a platform for something else

Dispatches

Murphy's pithy fatalism

By Chris Stamper

Murphy's Law reissued, the Hollywood Ten falls down to its last one, and Oprah finds a new niche

Quotables

I'm feeling like a newborn. Sergei Khrushchev, son of Nikita Khrushchev (who had vowed to "bury" the United States), after taking the oath of allegiance to…

News & Reviews

By The Editors

Beltway war of the week: patients' bill of rights Want that super-sized? Give up a Big Mac a month and Teddy Kennedy will give you the right to sue your HMO.

Reviews

Poking into Pokémon

By Roy Maynard

Culture | The latest kids' fad is not evil, just empty

Money mysticism

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | America's real religion is shopping

Voices

Mailbag

We too I can sympathize Tom Ascol, executive director of Founders Ministries, whose concerns include "members" on the rolls of Southern Baptist Convention…

How much is enough?

By Janie B. Cheaney

All the talk of public religion threatens to trivialize God

Colson's magnum opus

By Joel Belz

Even Prison Fellowship was just a platform for this book

Stephen's list

By Marvin Olasky

Better things are good, but better living requires Christ

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