Table of Contents

Cover Story

Red zone defense

Red zone defense

by Alisa Harris

Cover Story | Abortion proponents are defending their own bloody red zone against a reinvigorated pro-life movement

In this issue: "Babies are back," Jan. 29, 2011

Features

Congressman contra mundum

Congressman contra mundum

By Emily Belz

Roe v. Wade | New to Capitol Hill but not to the pressures to compromise on pro-life principles, Kansan Tim Huelskamp says he's ready to be 'against the world'

Legislating for life

Legislating for life

By Edward Lee Pitts

Roe v. Wade | Will the combination of a pro-life House led by a pro-life speaker succeed in giving headaches to pro-abortion groups during the next two years?

'Tis the season

'Tis the season

By Jamie Dean

Religion | Christmas marked new kinds of attacks against believers from North Africa to the Middle East

Life briefs

By Alisa Harris

Roe v. Wade | Roxanne's Law rejected When Melinda Morin's boyfriend kicked her in the stomach for refusing to abort their baby, she lashed back by stabbing and killing him.

Trafficking cops

Trafficking cops

By Alisa Harris

Roe v. Wade | Jason and Kristin Weis wanted to do something about the sexual exploitation of children, and they've found a way to make a difference

Dispatches

Haiti's dismal year

Haiti's dismal year

By The Editors

and other news briefs

WORLD's sixth annual Effective Compassion contest wants you

WORLD's sixth annual Effective Compassion contest wants you

By Marvin Olasky

Last month it was money: Ministries may have barraged you with fund-requesting letters. This coming month, through Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, we'd like you to…

Human Race

By The Editors

Sentenced A Texas judge has sentenced former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, who was convicted in November of illegally funneling corporate money to…

Quotables

By The Editors

"Much of it will be sheer hypocrisy. . . . All of it will be to no avail." Egyptian journalist Hani Shukrallah, who is of Coptic origin, on the "chorus of…

Looking Ahead

By The Editors

Museveni's anniversary On Jan. 26 a quarter century ago, Ugandan political leader Yoweri Museveni was sworn into office as the nation's president after he led…

Finding security amid insanity

Finding security amid insanity

By The Editors

For lawmakers and law enforcement that's the challenge following the Tucson shooting

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

This was only a test Police in Spain have arrested a woman for kidnapping herself in order to test her husband's devotion to her. Police say the woman took a…

Notebook

Mistreating Haitians

Mistreating Haitians

By Daniel James Devine

Science | Official guidelines may have led to ineffective antibiotics for earthquake victims

Yesterday's mail

Yesterday's mail

By Alissa Wilkinson

Technology | Email declines as young Americans turn to other ways to communicate

Up to code

Up to code

By Daniel James Devine

Business | Despite housing slumps, DOE and the Obama administration are bullish on raising energy standards-and costs of construction

The adopting lifestyle

The adopting lifestyle

By Susan Olasky

Lifestyle | How one couple made the most difficult choice of their lives

Bad judgment

Bad judgment

By Joseph Slife

Money | Official taxpayer advocate says automated IRS systems are wrecking lives

Barrio La Caleta

Barrio La Caleta

Houses of God | Dominican Republic

Christmas wins

Christmas wins

By Timothy Dalrymple

Religion | The traditional holiday is gaining increasing favor in American culture

Cam can

Cam can

By Mark Bergin

Sports | Auburn's scandal-embroiled quarterback charged through tumult to title

Columnists

The anti-bully pulpit

The anti-bully pulpit

By Janie B. Cheaney

The Clementi Act would allow self-appointed watchdogs to create very hostile environments

Clash of civilizations

Clash of civilizations

By Mindy Belz

The assassination of Pakistan's Salman Taseer reveals the true character of the Islamic threat

A better way

A better way

By Joel Belz

Supporting traditional marriage takes more than boycotting Apple Inc.

Marching on

Marching on

By Andrée Seu

Finding the way to fear God in a time that is hostile to contemplation

Trusting in man

Trusting in man

By Marvin Olasky

Behind political calculations lie theological assumptions

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters from our readers

Culture

Grace and dignity

Grace and dignity

By Megan Basham

Television | But for one early scene, lovers of traditional English tales will savor Downton Abbey

Season of the Witch

Season of the Witch

By Michael Leaser

Movies | As many filmgoers know, the theatrical release schedule has its own set of seasons. Late spring and early summer is blockbuster season, fall and the holidays…

Country Strong

Country Strong

By Toddy Burton

Movies | With a thinly drawn story and an overwhelming reliance on clichés, Country Strong never manages to move beyond the emotional range of a decent Hallmark card.

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors

Movies | For the weekend of Dec. 31-Jan. 2, according to Box Office Mojo

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

By Rebecca Cusey

Movies | Profound grief is like being forcibly removed to another country. Daily life happens all around the griever, but the griever is separate, isolated, in the…

A threadbare year

A threadbare year

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Negative sales continued to dog 2010's pop musical scene

Notable CDs

Notable CDs | Five recent classical releases reviewed by Arsenio Orteza

Educating the imagination

Educating the imagination

By Susan Olasky

Books | Authors look at the life of the mind

Notable books

Notable Books | Four books on religion reviewed by Marvin Olasky

A life for life

A life for life

By Warren Cole Smith

Q&A | With a career spent fighting abortion, attorney Clarke Forsythe says a prudent approach to the issue is beginning to pay dividends

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