Table of Contents

Cover Stories

PAS: The truth hurts

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | In the legal guillotine of divorce, wives and husbands often lash out at one another as state law cleaves one flesh into two again. But where child custody is…

Cover Stories

Little girls lost?

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Embraced in family courts across the country, a controversial "syndrome" may be placing abused children at risk

In this issue: "PAS: The truth hurts," Feb. 8, 2003

Features

One man's trash...

By Chris Stamper

National | Simson Garfinkel once forgot to clean out an old hard drive and his father discovered his diary. The mistake led him to try an experiment: buy dozens of used…

Slammed

By Chris Stamper

National | One year after Bill Gates declared that security was top priority at Microsoft, the company is recovering from an attack that crippled thousands of computers,

Easy money

By Chris Stamper

National | Three bogus applicants earning bogus degrees at a bogus college almost collected $55,000 in student loans. Congressional investigators probing the Department…

They don't recall

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Feathers are flying in the 2.5-million-member Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). For months, some conservatives have pressed for an unprecedented special session…

It's the law

By Edward E. Plowman

National | A copy of the Ten Commandments can remain on display with framed copies of American historical documents in the Mercer County, Ky., courthouse, federal judge…

From 'down under' to 'over there'

By Mindy Belz

International | Australians resist head of state John Howard's determination to be named in the "coalition of the willing"

Left-coast libertines

By Lynn Vincent

National | The nation's first officially recognized homosexual state legislative caucus last week came out in California. At its first press conference, the new…

Dispatches

Quotables

The liberals basically spent the last 40 years saying, 'Let's hear the voice of the Third World.' And now they've heard it, and they'd like the Third World to…

Between the lines

By Marvin Olasky

What President Bush said, and didn't say, on key issues

Columnists

Whose peers?

By Joel Belz

Sometimes I'm happy to take the elitist position

Mailbag

Towering values Thank you so much for Gene Edward Veith's wonderful article on The Two Towers ("Lord of the box office," Jan. 11). As a Lord of the Rings fan…

Progressing to the past

Once a cause of family problems, capitalism may now be a solution

Make up your mind

By Marvin Olasky

Go for marriage and commitment, in due time

Culture

Clearing the air

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Actress Patricia Heaton stands up against language that was once confined to locker rooms and pool halls

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