The deadly truth about RU-486

by Jane Chastain -- On Sept. 17, a California teen died seven days after taking the abortion drug RU-486, and three days after taking its prostaglandin chaser, Cytotec. An autopsy was performed more…

Another 9-11 date with death

by Jane Chastain -- What do you call a country that sentences its prisoners to death by starvation and dehydration? Barbaric, inhumane perhaps? Fasts, even hunger strikes, often are self-imposed for periods more…

Fawning over Arnold

by Jane Chastain -- It is not surprising that a mega star like Arnold Schwarzenegger has gathered a lot of early supporters in his bid to oust California's Gov. Gray Davis. However, more…

Tom McClintock: The tax terminator

by Jane Chastain -- Who is responsible for California's $38 billion budget shortfall, and does the state really need to raise taxes to keep from drowning in red ink? Unfortunately, the "Saga more…

An open letter to Arnold Schwarzenegger

by Jane Chastain -- Dear Arnold, I love your movies and your enthusiasm for the things for which you care deeply. However, some of the positions you have staked out in the more…

Medal of shame

by Jane Chastain -- Last week, Pfc. Jessica Lynch returned to Palestine, W. Va., to a hometown celebration few service members have experienced. Everyone who puts on the uniform of the United more…

Supreme ignorance

by Jane Chastain -- Ronald Reagan was the first president to trace the problems of modern society – everything from the rising crime rate to out-of-wedlock births, even runaway government spending – more…

Hold Sen. Frist accountable!

by Jane Chastain -- I am gratified that so many of you took the time to e-mail me about last week's column on Spineless Sen. Bill Frist and his enablers, but most more…