Spineless Sen. Bill Frist

by Jane Chastain -- If I get one more e-mail, letter or fax from a conservative organization about those mean old Democrats who won't allow Bush's judicial nominees to get through the more…

Prescription-drug train wreck coming

by Jane Chastain -- Congress is about to fix Medicare – a federal entitlement that is going broke – by adding another benefit. That's tantamount to hitting the jackpot on a slot more…

U.S. babies in a war zone?

by Jane Chastain -- The military's policy on women service members is broken and must be fixed! Last week's disclosure that a Marine staff sergeant gave birth on the USS Boxer – more…

1 judge's whim: Drown the baby

by Jane Chastain -- When a mother is unable to care for her baby and no suitable family member is willing to accept the responsibility, the baby may be placed for adoption. more…

Getting the message to Castro's captives

by Jane Chastain -- Freedom is something that we now take for granted. The nation's public schools do a poor job of educating American children on what it took to secure our more…

Death of a baby, birth of despair

by Jane Chastain -- Years ago, I helped an unmarried friend through an abortion. It is something both of us will regret the rest of our days. Prior to the procedure, she more…

Why Bush has trouble selling his tax cut

by Jane Chastain -- President Bush's plan to stimulate the economy and cut taxes is a good plan. However, he and his Republican colleagues who control the House and Senate have cut more…

Military women slaughtered by Congress?

by Jane Chastain -- "This is a woman who died for her country doing what she was supposed to be doing," Eric Ehst, spokesman, Phoenix-Scottsdale National Organization for Women, on Lori Piestewa more…

The moral bankruptcy of NOW

by Jane Chastain -- The double homicide charge filed against Scott Peterson for the murders of his wife, Laci, and his unborn son, Conner, has the National Organization of (some) Women headed more…

Taxes: Out of sight, out of mind

by Jane Chastain -- If you are like most Americans, you put your tax form in the mail this week and waved goodbye to over a third of your hard-earned money. It more…