Table of Contents

Cover Story

A pro-baby wave

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Optimistic signs point to a changing abortion debate

In this issue: "Pro-baby," Jan. 30, 2010

Features

Learning to wait

Learning to wait

By William McCleery

Roe v. Wade | Denied federal funds, abstinence educators plan their next moves

Long night

Long night

By Jamie Dean

Earthquake | With tens of thousands of casualties, Haitians weep and wait for morning

Avoid and conquer

Avoid and conquer

By Edward Lee Pitts

Politics | As their leaders plot healthcare moves behind closed doors, many lawmakers are doing their best not to visit constituents

Maine event

Maine event

By Jamie Dean

Media | Veteran newsman loses job in wake of state's defeat of gay marriage

Water wars

Water wars

By Megan Basham

Economy | California's San Joaquin Valley puts out one-forth of the country's produce but environmentalists are cutting out farmers-leading to rising food prices and…

Life changes

Life changes

By Alisa Harris

Roe v. Wade | Anti-CPC forces alter their tactics, auditors cast a probing eye on Planned Parenthood, and other news on the abortion front

Higher learning?

Higher learning?

By Anne Hendershott

Roe v. Wade | Catholic colleges have become a training ground for pro-abortion politicians; evangelical colleges are doing better

Eyewitnesses

Eyewitnesses

By Alisa Harris

Roe v. Wade | Ultrasound technology is among the reasons that more Americans, especially young Americans, are becoming pro-life

Finding searchers

Finding searchers

By Emily Belz

Roe v. Wade | Pregnancy centers buy Google real estate to reach abortion-minded women

Chemical reaction

Chemical reaction

By Alisa Harris

Roe v. Wade | The drug RU486 gives women the option of abortion in privacy-a lonely, painful, devastating privacy

'Look after orphans'

'Look after orphans'

By Paul Golden

Roe v. Wade | Twenty ways to become an adoption-friendly church

Dispatches

Snowed

Snowed

By Timothy Lamer

Environment | A cold snap in late December and early January puts much of the world-and global warmists-on ice

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Looking Ahead | News to watch in the weeks to come

The Buzz

The Buzz

By The Editors

Need-to-know news

Human Race

By The Editors

Human Race | RELAUNCHED: After James Dobson departs next month from Focus on the Family, he plans to launch a new radio ministry in March. The program, to be called James…

Quotables

By The Editors

Memorable things they said

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Oddball occurences

Reviews

'An answer to prayer'

'An answer to prayer'

By Megan Basham

Movies | Rebecca St. James talks about moving into acting and her new starring role

Half of a good film

Half of a good film

By Megan Basham

Movies | Sarah's Choice starts well but concludes too simply

Blood and Bible

Blood and Bible

By Daniel Olasky

Movies | Lacking depth, The Book of Eli becomes a blur of violence

Understanding suffering

Understanding suffering

By Marvin Olasky

Books | Randy Alcorn explains why evil doesn't disprove the sovereignty of a good God

Notable books

Notable Books | Four books about starts and start-overs reviewed by Susan Olasky

Called to a cause

Called to a cause

By Marvin Olasky

Q&A | The pro-life movement won over Marjorie Dannenfelser, and now she's working to help it win over Congress

Quality standards

Quality standards

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Connick and Nelson do well with traditional pop favorites

Notable CDs

Notable CDs | Four noteworthy Grammy nominees reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

Notebook

Catholic enough

Catholic enough

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Notre Dame looks past new coach Brian Kelly's political history

'It all clicked together'

'It all clicked together'

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle/Technology | How one Christian volunteer found herself in the right place at the right time at a crisis pregnancy center in Texas

Houses of God

Houses of God

By The Editors

Houses of God | The Golden Lamp church, China's first megachurch, was built to serve nearly 50,000 worshippers in Shanxi province of central China. But that was before…

Less to give

Less to give

By Rusty Leonard

Charity | The economic recession has meant sharply lower donations to ministries

Voices

Politeness police

Politeness police

By Joel Belz

Who made the rule that Brit Hume so publicly broke?

Freedom from fear

Freedom from fear

By Mindy Belz

Airport security, then and now

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

Beguiling stories

Beguiling stories

By Janie B. Cheaney

Good becomes boring and evil becomes romantic in 'hot' fiction

Paine's brain

Paine's brain

By Marvin Olasky

The defeat of Obamacare will require one change of heart

The telltale protests

The telltale protests

By Andrée Seu

The abortion issue did not die after Roe v. Wade

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