“Gosnell” Book: Tough & Challenging

Cross-posted at EllenKolb.com. This post contains an affiliate link. Gosnell by Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer is not easy to read. The style is smooth and fluent, but the topic’s a tough one: Kermit Gosnell, former abortion doctor, now serving life in prison. He killed children who survived attempts to abort them. He was found… Read More “Gosnell” Book: Tough & Challenging

Encore: look for this basic pro-life reference book

This post was originally published on Leaven for the Loaf on May 4, 2012. The text has been edited. Voices of Post-Abortive Women Aborted Women: Silent No More by David C. Reardon. 1987: Crossway Books, ISBN 0891074511.  Reissued 2002: Elliot Institute, ISBN 0964895722 I have the older edition on my shelf. It was the first thing I… Read More Encore: look for this basic pro-life reference book

Gosnell’s chilling words from jail: new e-book by Philadelphia reporter

Kermit Gosnell is in jail, and it’s unlikely he’ll ever get out. He is unremorseful after his convictions in the deaths of babies whose spines were snipped after surviving attempted late-term abortions. He’s not sorry about the conditions in his office that played a role in the death of Karnamaya Mongar. How does one get… Read More Gosnell’s chilling words from jail: new e-book by Philadelphia reporter

Basic Books: an MLK classic

I found Why We Can’t Wait in a cardboard box at someone’s used-book sale a few years ago. I pounced on the little Signet paperback because it was by Martin Luther King Jr., not about him, free of celebrity blurbs and explanatory essays by scholars. King wrote it in 1963-64, in the midst of civil rights ferment, to explain the movement… Read More Basic Books: an MLK classic

Check out Metaxas on Wilberforce; also “Courage, New Hampshire”

My life isn’t all politics; it just seems that way. I am a voracious reader living amid stacks of books. I love a good movie, preferably an oldie, although I’m open to discovering something fresh. Let me tell you about a couple of things I’ve enjoyed lately. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ New Hampshire’s Cornerstone Policy Research, a nonprofit… Read More Check out Metaxas on Wilberforce; also “Courage, New Hampshire”