Capitol Hill Report — 5/26/17

May 26, 2017 Davis-Oliver Act   Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho) recently introduced the Michael Davis, Jr. and Danny Oliver in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act (H.R. 2431 “Davis-Oliver Act”) which was marked-up in the House Judiciary Committee on … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day

May 14, 2017   On this first Mother’s Day since the passing of my mother, I am reminded of what my extraordinary mother, Phyllis Schlafly, taught me.   As a teenager, George Washington copied 110 Rules of Civility and Decent … Continue reading

October 2014 Phyllis Schlafly Report

October 2014 Who Killed the American Family? A great deal has been written about the decline in the percenftage of Americans who are living in a traditional nuclear family. It was 21 years ago that the famous scholar Charles Murray … Continue reading

The Best Interest of the Dog

The Best Interest of the Dog by Phyllis Schlafly October 1, 2014 The supposed standard for child custody in family courts is the “best interest of the child.” The Vermont supreme court has now extended that to the best interest … Continue reading

Who Killed the American Family?

Who Killed the American Family? by Phyllis Schlafly September 24, 2014 The British press just reported the result of a new study by academics from Oxford and the University of London that children raised in stable marital homes are better … Continue reading

Who Killed the American Family?

Who Killed the American Family? by Phyllis Schlafly September 11, 2013 Political support for traditional marriage seemed to evaporate in the summer of 2013. The U.S. Supreme Court did not rule that there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, … Continue reading