Former presidential candidate Mr. Gary Bauer is president of American Values and chairman of the Campaign for Working Families.
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  • Bauer: Cop killers and the left

    Bauer: Cop killers and the left

    We shouldn’t be surprised.

  • Bauer: The left’s call to violence

    Because tolerance is marginalizing those who disagree with you.

  • Speak up for Saeed Abedini, Mr. President

    Speak up for Saeed Abedini, Mr. President

    Abedini is an American citizen…

  • Dateline Afghanistan: Real war on women

    Dateline Afghanistan: Real war on women

    Obama is abandoning Afghanistan to the detriment of women’s rights.

  • Bauer: Abortion's new normal

    Bauer: Abortion’s new normal

    It’s time to acknowledging the failure of the abortion lobby.

  • Bauer: Obama’s bad boys club

    Bauer: Obama’s bad boys club

    It’s the stunning lack of ideological diversity that’s the real problem with President Obama’s cabinet choices.

  • The language of life

    The language of life

    In two weeks, America will mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision creating a constitutional right to abortion and legalizing most abortions.

  • 2012 a dark year for religious freedom

    For many Christians in America, 2012 will be remembered as a year of intensifying attacks on the right to practice their faith according to their consciences.

  • A Christmas prayer amid the horror

    A Christmas prayer amid the horror

    Christmas is a time of hope and blessings, a celebration of life and salvation. For families in Newtown, Connecticut, that celebration was crushed on a Friday morning earlier this month.

  • Scrooges losing war on Christmas

    Every December we hear stories about atheists and secularists who have found novel ways to try and banish Christmas from public view.

  • The moral cliff

    Despite approaching the fiscal cliff, America is also rapidly approaching a cliff of a different sort.

  • The GOP’s weakest leg

    The fact is that Republicans have been pummeled in two straight presidential elections, and both those elections were decided on economic issues. In fact, every time in the last 20 years cutting Social Security and Medicare were major issues, the GOP has lost.

  • The Thanksgiving Wars

    You’ve heard of the Christmas wars, but what about the Thanksgiving wars? No, I’m not referring to ideological battles over the true meaning of Thanksgiving …

  • No mandate for liberalism

    No mandate for liberalism

    The three issues that polled lowest were all items high on the liberal agenda: increasing taxes on the wealthy, amnesty for illegal immigrants and major cuts to the military.

  • Don’t blame social issues for Romney loss

    Looking ahead, the Republican Party’s strengths are its conservative House and its roster of up and coming conservative party leaders.

  • The stakes for life

    Democrats used to call for policies that made abortion “safe,” “legal” and “rare.” Under Obama, “rare” has been replaced with “available regardless of ability to pay.”

  • Our profane president

    Our profane president

    “My first time was with Obama.” That’s how a new Obama campaign ad targeting young women begins.

  • The left’s contempt

    Rude. Smug. Disrespectful. Condescending. These are a few of the adjectives commentators used to describe Joe Biden’s demeanor in last week’s vice presidential debate.

  • Biden, Ryan and the Catholic divide

    Biden, Ryan and the Catholic divide

    While Catholic voters tend to unite behind presidential victors, there is a deep political rift that divides them. That divide will be on display this Thursday.

  • It’s time to go all-in for Akin

    Akin still has the support of plenty of Missouri women. A recent event organized by Women Standing with Todd Akin drew more than 300 people, mostly women.