Author Archives: Valerie Williams

Even Leader In Christian Homeschooling Movement Thinks The Duggars Are Wrong

Even Leader In Christian Homeschooling Movement Thinks The Duggars Are Wrong

It is no secret that the Duggars are not popular with a lot of mainstream society. Many bristle at their ideas on everything from procreation to courting and lots of the little things in between. However, it is truly interesting to see that a prominent figure in the home-schooling system is publicly denouncing the guiding principles that the Duggars and other ultra-Christian home-schooling families follow. More »

If Your Daughter Wants A Pink Gun To Kill Zombies She Is Too Young To Own A Gun

If Your Daughter Wants A Pink Gun To Kill Zombies She Is Too Young To Own A Gun

I understand that if you have fire arms in your home, you would want your children to be comfortable around them and aware of their power in order to cultivate a healthy respect for these weapons. What I do not understand is how making them pink, frilly and adorable will help anyone. I think this “cuteification” of guns does nothing in the way of getting young girls to respect their power and if anything, downplays how very serious they are. More »

Obama’s New Contraceptive Coverage Policy Is Still Not Good Enough For Religious Employers

Obama's New Contraceptive Coverage Policy Is Still Not Good Enough For Religious Employers

In the wake of June’s Hobby Lobby supreme court decision, the Obama administration has announced new measures that will allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for contraceptive coverage for it’s female employees while still allowing those employees access to this coverage directly through their insurance company. More »