Recently, I was asked by someone to compile a list of 10 — 10! — things that are right with the world. I would like to believe that most of my colleagues will find this as daunting a task as do I. After all, those of us who practice philosophy and write cultural commentary are accustomed to sniffing out problems: The glass is always half empty for us. But there are indeed 10 things for which we must be grateful.

A pregnant teenager in Texas has filed suit against her parents, who are attempting to force her to abort her baby. A Texas judge has granted a temporary restraining order against the parents to prevent the forced abortion while the case is unfolding.

A federal judge has overturned Arizona's law defunding Planned Parenthood, ruling that women receiving Medicaid have the right to choose the medical provider they want to use for so-called family planning services.

In an event likely to produce more heat than light, a committee of the New Hampshire legislature will on Thursday, February 14 — Valentine's Day, of all things — hold a public hearing on a resolution to "commemorate" the 40th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade, issued January 22, 1973.

The NAACP has threatened to sue a black pro-life leader over his efforts to expose the civil rights group's pro-abortion stance and shameless partnership with abortion giant Planned Parenthood.

What explains a lot of what we see today, which politicians and their liberal allies would never condemn, is growing cultural deviancy.

Democrats and the mainstream media have attacked Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., the surgeon whose inspiring speech at the National Prayer Breakfast challenged political correctness and President Obama’s socialist agenda.

Another woman has died at the hands of a late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart, who was celebrated recently in a movie featured at the Sundance Film Festival.

In an unanticipated statement that shocked members of the Catholic Church and greatly surprised the rest of the world, Pope Benedict XVI announced on Monday that he would resign from the papacy, effective February 28.

 

The support that murdering fugitive Christopher Dorner is receiving from the left is a good example of the fact that modern liberalism is moral dysfunction.

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