Angelus News

  • How Pro-Lifers Should Approach the Economics of Abortion (Jan. 19, 2022)

City Journal


  • In a Post-Roe America, GOP Candidates Must Launch a Counterattack to Win (Oct. 13, 2022)

  • State Ballot Initiatives Challenge Conservatives (Nov. 2, 2022)

  • Why Rick Scott's Senate GOP Leadership Loss is So Important (Nov. 21, 2022)

  • Why Kevin McCarthy Has the Hardest Job on Capitol Hill (Dec. 1, 2022)

Deseret News

  • On Gun Law Reform, This Time Could - and Should - Be Diferent (May 31, 2022)

  • Critics Say the Right Only Cares About Fetuses. They're Not Paying Attention. (June 29, 2022)

  • Is the Future of the Suburbs in Utah’s Daybreak? (Aug. 22, 2022)

  • Give Parents Power to Make the Internet Safer for Kids (Sept. 22, 2022)

  • What Republicans Want to Do for Families if They Retake the House (with W. Brad Wilcox, Oct. 5, 2022)

  • We're Likely in for Another Divided Congress (Nov. 12, 2022)

First Things

  • The Child Tax Credit Should Promote Work and Marriage (with W. Brad Wilcox; Dec. 19, 2022)

Fox News

  • Democrats are Pro-Abortion, not Pro-Choice; GOP Must be Pro-Parent (July 22, 2022)

Institute for Family Studies

  • Recent Research Debunks Myth that Economic Factors are Driving Falling Birth Rates (Feb. 23, 2022)

  • The School Choice Movement Should Focus on Parents' Values (April 13, 2022)

  • A Just-the-Facts Glimpse Into the State of the American Family, (Aug. 11, 2022)

  • Are Parents Really Unable to Work in the Post-Covid Economy? (Sept. 1, 2022)

  • Why Some Americans Don't Want Kids (Oct. 18, 2022)

  • Surprising New Evidence of a Modest COVID Baby Boom (Oct. 27, 2022)

Law and Liberty

National Affairs

National Review

  • Empower Parents to Protect Their Kids from Social Media Harms (with Clare Morell; Feb. 24, 2022)

  • A Promising Republican Approach to Child Care Policy (Mar. 29, 2022)

  • Our Politics Needs a Pro-Family Policy Agenda (with Ryan Anderson, et al.; Sept. 21, 2022)

  • It's No Longer a Man's World (review of Richard Reeves' Of Boys and Men; Nov. 28, 2022)


  • A New Approach to Mentorship for At-Risk Kids (Jan. 5, 2022)

  • Listening to Parents on Paid Leave (Mar. 2, 2022)

  • Assembling the Mosaic of American Family Life (June 22, 2022)

  • Strange Bedfellows Could Lead to Pro-Parent Policies (July 12, 2022)

  • What's Missing from Kevin McCarthy's ‘Commitment to America’ (Oct. 5, 2022)

  • Republicans Should Vote No on the Respect for Marriage Act (Nov. 16, 2022)



  • The Failure of 'Compassionate Conservativism' Offers Lessons for the Trumpian Right (June 14, 2022)

The American Conservative

The Dispatch

The New York Times

  • The Pro-Family Agenda Republicans Should Embrace After Roe (May 10, 2022)

The Public Discourse

The Washington Stand

  • Do We Finally Have a Pro-Family Plan to Rally Around? (June 21, 2022)

USA Today

  • Trump's Divisiveness Was Worth the Price to End Roe (May 4, 2022)

Wall Street Journal

  • Child Tax Credit Can Help With a Pro-Growth Policy (letter; Dec. 21, 2022)


America: The Jesuit Review

  • Biden’s new child allowance is a breakthrough for families. Mitt Romney’s plan is even better. (March 22, 2021)

American Compass


  • Early Childhood Districts: A Response to Elliot Haspel (Sept. 8, 2021)

Catholic News Service

  • Book Explores the Ethics of Drug Use [Review: John-Mark L. Miravalle's How To Feel Good - and How Not To] (April 18, 2021)

City Journal

Deseret News

  • If You Like Your Church Preschool, Can You Keep It? (with Brad Wilcox; Nov. 10, 2021)

  • Can Democrats Learn from Their Faith-Based Child Care Mistakes? (with Brad Wilcox; Dec. 27, 2021)

Institute for Family Studies

  • A 'Working-Class Party'? Child Tax Credit Debate Is a Test For the GOP (Jan. 25, 2021)

  • What’s Next for Child Care Policy? (March 22, 2021)

  • Building a Unified Front on Family Credits (May 12, 2021)

  • Familia Sí, Guardería No: Hispanics Least Likely to Prefer and Use Paid Child Care (with Margarita Mooney and Wendy Wang; May 26, 2021)

  • Where Should New Parents Settle Post-Covid? (Aug. 5, 2021)

  • Virginia's New Governor Should Improve Options for Parents of Young Children (Nov. 16, 2021)

  • Was the 'She-cession' Narrative Overblown? (Dec. 7, 2021)

National Catholic Register

National Review


  • Conservatives Looking for a New Direction Should Embrace Family Policy (Feb. 10, 2021)

  • How Conservatives Could Solve the Child Care Crunch (July 12, 2021)

  • Working Americans Are Speaking. Are Politicians Listening? (Aug. 23, 2021)

  • In a Post-Roe World, States Can Find Common Ground Supporting Moms (Dec. 9, 2021)

The New York Times

  • Why Working-Class Parents Don’t Buy What D.C. Is Selling (Sept. 14, 2021)

Public Discourse


  • The Communitarian Case for a Universal Child Benefit (June 18, 2021)

The American Conservative

  • Conservatives Need A Pro-Family Agenda Beyond Tax Credits (Feb. 12, 2021)

The Dispatch

  • What the Build Back Better Act Would Mean for Families (Oct. 29, 2021)

USA Today

  • Biden's Reconciliation Plan Would Increase Marriage Penalties. That's Not Build Back Better (with Brad Wilcox; Oct. 29, 2021)

Washington Examiner


American Compass

  • The Self-Serving Mirage of MarketWorld [Review: Anand Giridharadas' Winners Take All] (July 9, 2020)

Catholic News Service

  • Joseph Pearce guides Catholics through literature classics [Review: Joseph Pearce's Literature] (Jan, 24, 2020)

  • Volume on assisted reproduction falls short on moral considerations [Review: Marsh and Ronner's The Pursuit of Parenthood] (May 13, 2020)

National Review

  • The Gods We Worship in a Secular Age [Review: Tara Isabella Burton's Strange Gods] (Aug. 6, 2020)

  • The Cult of Smart Is Worth the Read [Review: Frederik deBoer's The Cult of Smart (Aug. 7, 2020)

Public Discourse

  • Christopher Caldwell Is Not Here to Give You Hope [Review: Christopher Caldwell's The Age of Entitlement] (May 12, 2020)

  • Pro-Natalism from the Left [Review: Matt Yglesias' One Billion Americans] (Sept. 18, 2020)


Catholic News Service

  • Intellectual biography traces influences on Pope Francis' thought [Review: Massimo Borghesi's The Mind of Pope Francis] (July 30, 2019)

  • Biography asks whether prestige, Catholic identity are at odds [Review: Fr. Wilson Miscamble's American Priest] (Sept. 27, 2019)

City Journal

Institute for Family Studies

  • How Childless Are America’s Cities? (Feb. 18, 2019)

  • Unpacking the ‘Family Fun Pack’: A Bold, Laudable, Yet Flawed Proposal (Feb. 27, 2019)

  • We Need a Broader Vision of Supporting Families: My Response to Matt Bruenig (March 1, 2019)

  • Community Building Needs More Than Lip Service (Sept. 18, 2019)

National Affairs

National Review

Public Discourse

  • Our Little Platoons Need Reinforcements [Review: Tim Carney's Alienated America] (June 18, 2019)

The American Conservative


America: The Jesuit Review

  • Catholics are just as likely to get an abortion as other U.S. women. Why? (Jan. 24, 2018)

  • Why Catholic colleges should ban access to pornography (Nov. 9, 2018)

Catholic News Service

  • Trio of books looks at Protestant Reformation through different lenses (April 9, 2018)

  • Discussion of words’ origins best taken in small bites [Review: Anthony Esolen's Angels, Barbarians, and Nincompoops] (May 11, 2018)

  • New books explore young adult outreach in face of today’s challenges (Oct. 23, 2018)

  • Collection of essays chronicles search for order through two decades [Review: George Weigel's The Fragility of Order] (Dec. 5, 2018)

City Journal

Institute for Family Studies

  • How “Family-Friendly” is the Tax Reform Law? (Jan. 3, 2018)

  • Bringing Family-Friendly Urbanism to the Suburbs (Feb. 9, 2018)

  • Does the Middle Class Need a Bigger Safety Net? (Aug. 13, 2018)

National Review

  • Falling Life Expectancy and a Politics of Meaning (Nov. 30, 2018)

Public Discourse

  • Man Does Not Live By Economic Growth Alone [Review: Oren Cass' The Once and Future Worker] (Dec. 3, 2018)

The American Conservative