Table of Contents

Cover Story

Delta force

Delta force

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Mississippi pro-life activists' success in fighting abortion shows not only can some battles be won at the state level-but it can be done with broad…

In this issue: "Abortion: Delta force," Jan. 22, 2005

Features

Leading by example

Leading by example

By Susan Olasky

Adoption | How one ordinary couple with extraordinary compassion helped build an adoption-friendly church

Tsunami's second victims

Tsunami's second victims

By Lynn Vincent

Disaster | Trafficking of storm orphans is on the rise, so the United States-suspicious of exploitation-halts adoptions from disaster regions

Let the voting begin

Let the voting begin

By Mindy Belz

Iraq | Despite violence and suffering, Iraqis have reason to be hopeful as they head to the polls. Here's a balloting preview

Demented defense

Demented defense

By Mindy Belz

Graner goes down over Abu Ghraib, but it will take more than guilty verdicts to repair the damage

Good vibrations

By Arsenio Orteza

Interview | Working with the Beach Boys and other rock luminaries, Jeffrey Foskett has been in-but not of-the rock 'n' roll world almost as long as he has been a…

Collision course

Collision course

By Bob Jones

Politics | The always uneasy Reagan coalition of libertarian and social conservatives is increasingly under strain. Government growth under President Bush and the rise…

Small government, strong families

Small government, strong families

By The Editors

Interview | Why libertarians should support family values-hint, What is the most basic nongovernment institution the world has ever known? And what grows in power and…

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

By The Editors

White House Even as officials put the final touches on plans for President Bush's second inauguration on Jan. 20, the president himself was putting the final…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

"Warning" abuse The winner of the wackiest consumer warning label of the year was found affixed to a toilet brush: "Do not use for personal hygiene." The…

Quotables

By The Editors

"We are playing defense. And we are losing." Unidentified senior military officer on Pentagon reasons for considering the "Salvador operation," a strategy to…

Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

By Bob Jones

Ted Kennedy: "We cannot become Republican clones. If we do, we will lose again, and deserve to lose."

Reviews

Bestselling books

By The Editors

Notable Books | The top five bestselling hardback nonfiction books as of Jan. 3

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | A movie just about boxing couldn't generate this kind of attention, could it? Not surprisingly, Million Dollar Baby is not just about boxing

Nanny 911 and Supernanny

Nanny 911 and Supernanny

By Gene Edward Veith

Television | A constant theme-contrary to some philosophies of child-raising-is that children need civilizing and parents need to act like parents

In Good Company

In Good Company

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Without much profound to say, the latest film by Paul Weitz doesn't register thematically

Notebook

Asian invasion

Asian invasion

By Dan Perkins

Business | Toyota, Honda, and Nissan all posted record numbers last year, while DaimlerChrysler was the only Detroit automaker to show an increase

Two for one

Two for one

By Chris Stamper

Technology | The computer industry is quietly making a dramatic design change to the CPUs that run modern PCs

Voices

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters, feedback, etc.

The model protest

The model protest

By Marvin Olasky

Adding a dash of salt to this year's commemorations of Roe v. Wade

Behold the man

Behold the man

By Andrée Seu

Birth is not a privilege to withhold from the cart-man or the carpenter

A tie that binds

A tie that binds

By Joel Belz

Church-to-church aid makes relief more accountable

Tsunami atheism

Tsunami atheism

By Gene Edward Veith

Disaster and mass loss of life disprove only the manmade god

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