Parental Rights At Risk in Transgender Cases

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

In the battle to win “equality” for children struggling with gender identity, state governments are becoming increasingly prone to intervene in ways that have cost one couple custody of their child while another state is considering a bill that will allow children as young as five to determine their own sex and race.

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Students “Cower and Pray” During School Shooting

Students under fire by a 19 year-old gunman at a South Florida high school yesterday were left to “cower and pray” for their lives in what Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski called “another act of senseless violence and horrifying evil” that left 17 people dead.

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DOE Will No Longer Investigate Transgender Cases

A year after President Donald J. Trump suspended the Obama Administration’s “Dear Colleague” position on transgender students, the Department of Education has confirmed that it will no longer investigate civil rights complaints from students who identify as the opposite sex and who have been barred from using the private facilities of their choice.

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Walgreens to Allow Men in Women’s Restrooms

After a “manly-looking woman” was denied entrance into a woman’s restroom at Walgreen’s and went to the ACLU for help, the company changed its policy to allow people to use the restroom that corresponds to their gender identity, and is now experiencing a firestorm of protest.

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Make Lent a Time to Strengthen Your Marriage

The hectic pace of life has a way of reeling out-of-control, which often means neglecting what we cherish for the sake of doing what “has to get done.” Lent is the perfect time to reel it back in, to pay attention to what’s really important – including our marriage!

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Critics Pan New Fifty Shades Movie as Boycott Gets Underway

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

In the age of the #Metoo movement and women taking a stand against sexual abuse, it’s not surprising that a boycott is already underway against the latest and, hopefully, last film rendition of the sado-masochistic “love” story known as Fifty Shades which one critic likened to “a bad Tinder date that lasted three years.”

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Father-Daughter Dances No Longer PC?

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

A Staten-Island grade school has become the laughing stock of the country after it cancelled its annual father-daughter dance because it is not inclusive enough of transgenders and those who are gender nonconforming.

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Christ Rules at Super Bowl LII

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Millions of fans around the world got a first-hand glimpse of more than just the tremendous talent of the Philadelphia Eagles at last night’s Super Bowl LII, they also saw a team full of players who aren’t in the least bit shy about declaring Christ as their Lord and Savior.

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