Whose Hand?

Killing Democracy One Dead Baby at a Time

By Judie Brown Today’s cultural meltdown gives us an opportunity to see just how far the devil will go to achieve his goal. The perfect word for this is demoralization. Looking around today, we can see its effects everywhere. The most glaring example is, not surprisingly, the packaging of the act of abortion as something […]

Hatred Versus Solidarity

By Judie Brown We have seen recently that those in the mobs who shriek, destroy, and bludgeon in our streets represent not rational thought but are themselves filled with hate. They foment hatred because they lack respect for the dignity of the human person, regardless of his color, age, or place of residence. These people […]

Archbishop Gregory and the Science of Loathing

By Judie Brown According to Merriam-Webster, the history of the word ideology comes from “the French writer A.L.C. Destutt de Tracy [who] proposed it as a term to designate the ‘science of ideas,’ and in that sense the word was quickly borrowed into English. . . . Today, the word most often refers to ‘a […]

What Is Freedom?

By Judie Brown In the secular world, freedom is defined by Webster as “the quality or state of being free: such as a: the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action” and “b: liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another.” But for Catholics, freedom means something more. According to the Catechism […]

Blue States, Red States, and Elderly Fates

By Judie Brown When it comes to so-called red states and blue states, many stark differences exist. Some are economic; some are just disturbing. And while some report that the coronavirus hits the elderly and vulnerable at a higher level in some states more than others, the question of how to prevent this from happening […]

Piece of My Heart

By Judie Brown Janis Joplin’s iconic song “Piece of My Heart” was never intended to be about literally stopping a beating heart. Rather, it was about a heart breaking due to unrequited love. But in the world of abortion-on-demand, where preborn babies are fair game, the stakes are a bit different. The results have little […]