Articles & Other Writings (by date)
For better or worse, these are the most strongly-worded works ever published about the divorce regime in mainstream publications. Perhaps my allegations are inaccurate and irresponsible. If so, none has ever been refuted. At the same time, these serious charges, published in respectable journals (some of them peer-reviewed academic journals), have not been answered by the formulators of public policy nor by the scholars who defend them. Neither have these policymakers acted upon these criticisms. Officials should be required to address these charges one way or the other.
Please feel free to download and reprint these articles in your own publications and on your websites and to circulate them by electronic mail. All articles may be reproduced provided credit is given to the original publisher.
Works are listed here in reverse chronological order (most recent first).
Molested by the State
WorldNetDaily, 12 September 2009
Reflections on the State of Marriage in Contemporary Law
Mandate (newsletter of the Anglican Prayer Book Society), May-June 2009.
Baby P is a Victim of the Child Abuse Industry
Salisbury Review, vol. 27, no. 3 (Spring 2009).
Un Unmarried Husband: Unwelcome Reality
Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star, 29 March 2009.
The Dangerous Rise of Sexual Politics
The Family in America, vol. 22, no. 2 (2008).
Carle Zimmerman and the Crisis of the Family (review essay), Society (forthcoming).
Divorced from Reality
Touchstone, vol. 22, no. 1 (January-February 2009).
Newsweeks Lies About Divorce
WorldNetDaily, 30 December 2008.
Men: The New Victim Group (review of Kathleen Parker, Save the Males)
Human Events, vol. 64, no 41 (24 November 2008).
Same-Sex Marriage and Polygamist Cults
WorldNetDaily, 6 June 2008.
From Welfare State to Police State (op-ed version)
The Independent Institute web site and Daily Messenger (Rochester, NY), 4 May 2008.
How Our Tax Dollars Subsidize Family Breakup
WorldNetDaily, 26 April 2008.
The Criminalization of Parents
WorldNetDaily, 15 March 2008.
From Welfare State to Police State
The Independent Review, vol. 12, no 3 (Winter 2008).
The Failure of âFamily Policyâ
Chronicles, vol. 32, no. 1 (January 2008).
Some Are More Equal Than Others
WorldNetDaily, 9 October 2007.
Criminalizing America's Fathers
Washington Times, 12 August 2007.
Democrats Stuck in the 90s
Human Events, 1 August 2007.
Welfare and the âRoad to Serfdomâ
Institute for Policy Innovation, 15 June 2007.
Baldwin and Parens Patriae
LewRockwell.com, 8 May, 2007.
Family Law Reform Helps Children (with Tim Fittro)
Charleston Gazette, 26 February 2007.
Hillary and the Politics of Children
Human Events Online, 24 January 2007.
Has Chance to Emerge as Family-Issues Candidate (with Brian Iehl)
Waterloo Courier, 18 December 2006, and The Gazette 7 January 2007.
"Politics and Same-Sex Marriage"
Society, vol. 44, no. 1 (November-December 2006).
What God Hath Joined Together...
MovieGuide, 30 August 2006.
HHS Bullies North Dakota Citizens (with Mitchell Sanderson)
Human Events Online , 17 August, 2006.
The Real Danger of Same-Sex
The Family in America, vol. 20, nos. 5-6, May-June 2006.
Violence in America: The Truth About Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
ACFC.org, May 2006.
is No Excuse
LewRockwell.com, 12 May, 2006.
Sex is Better than Gender
FreeCongress.com, 11 May, 2006.
Party Will Win the Parentsâ Vote?
Human Events, 24 April, 2006.
the Government Creates Child Abuse
Human Events, 13 April, 2006.
LewRockwell.com, 4 April, 2006.
There Really a Fatherhood Crisis?
The Independent Review, vol. 8, no. 4, Spring 2004.
Kleptocracy in Virginia ... [click here for PDF, 300KB]
The Washington Times, 22 January, 2006.
Phyllis Schlafly and New Politics of Family
Human Events Online, 17 January 2006.
The American Conservative, vol. 4, no. 20, 24 October 2005; republished in
Whistleblower, vol. 15, no. 5 (June 2006), special issue, as: "The War on Fathers."
Violence Against Families.
The American Conservative, 29 August, 2005.
The No-Blame Game: Why No-Fault Divorce Is Our
Most Dangerous Social Experiment
Crisis, March 2005.
A Virginia Family Bill of Rights
Washington Times, 6 February 2005.
The Federal Propaganda Machine
WorldNetDaily, 2 February 2005.
Homicide Takes Toll of Great Newspapers
LewRockwell.com, 7 January 2005.
The Doofus Department
LewRockwell.com, 27 December 2004.
Failure of Fatherhood Policy
LewRockwell.com, 03 September 2004.
A Primer Against Gay Marriage
Human Events Online, 11 August 2004.
Will Your Kids Be Adopted
World Net Daily, 01 July 2004.
Fatherhood Crisis: Time for a New Look?
National Center for Policy Analysis,
Policy Report #267, June 2004.
Strengthening Marriage Through Divorce and Custody Reform
The Family in America, vol. 18, no. 05, May 2004.
Marshall's Anti-Family Juggernaut
Human Events Online, 13 April 2004.
Is There Really a Fatherhood Crisis?
The Independent Review, Spring 2004.
Dads, Soccer Moms, and Latchkey Kids
Human Events Online, 02 March 2004.
Domestic Violence Awareness Meets Marriage Protection
Human Events, 27 October 2003.
Absurdistan in America
LewRockwell.com, 24 September 2003.
The Federal Bureau of Marriages
Liberty, July 2003.
Divorce as Revolution
The Salisbury Review, vol. 21, no. 4 (Summer 2003), pp 30-32.
Government As Family Therapist
National Review Online, 6 May 2003.
Film Stereotypes Males as Spousal Brutes
Human Events, 28 April 2003, p. 22.
Deadbeat Government in Virginia
Washington Times, 9 February 2003, p B5.
The Politics of Fatherhood
PS: Political Science and Politics, vol. 35, no. 4 (December 2002).
The Politics of Family Destruction
Crisis, November 2002.
No Restraint on Restraining Orders
Human Events, 5 August 2002.
The Myth of Deadbeat Dads
Liberty, June 2002.
The Truth about Child Abuse
Human Events, vol. 58, no. 16 (29 April 2002).
The Real Responsibility of Men
Human Events, vol. 58, no. 13 (8 April 2002).
The Politics of Family Breakdown
Family Policy, vol. 15, no. 1 (January-February 2002).
A Tool Kit to Destroy Families
Washington Times, Sunday Commentary column, 9 December 2001.
How to Kidnap a Child
LewRockwell.Com, 19 November 2001.
What God Has Joined Together . . .
Catholic World Report, August-September 2001.
Appetite for Family Destruction
Washington Times, Sunday Commentary column, 17 June 2001;
Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star, 10 July 2001; and other newspapers.
WorldNetDaily, 16-17 June 2001.
Are Family Courts Prejudiced Against Fathers? Yes: Family-Court Judges Routinely
Violate the Legal Rights of Fathers and their Children
Insight, 18 June 2001.
The Nightmare of Family Court
Sunday Independent (UK), op-ed column, 22 April 2001.
The Great Divorce
Washington Times, Sunday Commentary column, 1 April 2001.
The Real Crisis of Fatherhood
Washington Post, Sunday op-ed column, 4 February 2001.
The Politics of Children
New Presence: The Prague Journal of Central European Affairs (Nova pritomnost), Winter 2001. Also published in the Newsletter of the Womenâs Freedom Network, January-February 2001.
The Fix Is In
DadMag.Com, 6 November 2000.
The Criminalization of Fatherhood
Newsletter of the Womenâs Freedom Network, July-August 2000; reprinted in Media Bypass, vol. 8, no. 8 (August 2000), and Everyman 48 (March-April 2001).
Nanny State Clobbers Fathersâ Rights
Insight, 26 June 2000; also published in the Newsletter of the Womenâs Freedom Network, May-June 2000.
Are Fathers Getting a Fair Shake From the Child-Support
No: The System Is Criminalizing Honest Fathers and Demoralizing Their Children
Insight, 2 May 2000.
Beating Up on âDeadbeat Dads
American Spectator online edition, 20 August 1999.
Is Court-Ordered Child Support Causing More Harm
Insight, 2 August 1999.
The Politics of Fatherhood
The Liberator, May-June 1999; reprinted in In Search of Fatherhood, July/August/September 2002; from a paper presented at âThe Politics of Fatherhoodâ conference, Howard University, March 1999.
A Philosophy for the Fathersâ
The Liberator, May-June 1999.
Why is Daddy in Jail?
The Washington Times, op-ed column, 15 May 1999.
Why is Daddy in Jail?
The Womenâs Quarterly, Winter 1999.
What God Hath Joined Togetherâ¦
The Washington Diocese (newspaper of the Washington National Cathedral), April 1998.
SELECTED LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Crisis Magazine, November 2003 p. 5-8 (in response to Wade Horn's article in June 2003, "Closing the Marriage Gap," http://www.crisismagazine.com/june2003/horn.htm).
The Spectator, 7 September 2002, p. 28 ( in response to a cover story by Griffin Stone ).
American Spectator, vol. 33, no. 7 (September 2000), p. 10 (in response to Cathy Young's cover article in June 2000).
Playboy, September 2000, p. 52 (in support of an article by Jed Abraham).
The American Enterprise, vol. 10, no. 6 (November/December 1999), pp. 94-95 (in response to a special issue on fatherhood).
Weekly Standard, 8 February 1999, p. 7 (in response to a cover story on âThe Boyfriend Problemâ).
BOOK REVIEWS (not yet available)
Canadian Government Call Fathers Advocacy Organizations "Hate" Groups, Free Congress Foundation, 11 June 2003.
Re-Founding Fathers, Free Congress Foundation, 13 June 2003.
HHS Wants Your Pastor to Become an Informer, Free Congress Foundation.
Child Abuse Industry Obscures True Causes of Child Abuse, Free Congress Foundation, 2 May 2003.
Soldiers Risking Their Lives in Iraq Might Face Prison Over Child Support Upon Return, Free Congress Foundation, 4 April 2003.
MEDIA PROFILES (select list)
Jessie Moniz, Children being torn from loving parents - American Expert , The Royal Gazette, 25 April, 2007.
Dave Brown, Courts that Tear Families Apart Without Justification Are Goofy, Ottawa Citizen, 29 November 2002.
Paul Craig Roberts, Losing the Ties that Bind, Townhall.com (10 July), Washington Times (11 July 2002), and elsewhere; and âThe Tyranny Within, Washington Times, 29 September 2000.
Roger Gay, A Knight Defending Fatherhood, Fathering Magazine (26 May), News with Views (26 May), Menâs News Daily (28 May), and Enter Stage Right (3 June 2002).
Joseph A. DâAgostino, Conservative Spotlight, Human Events, 14 January 2002.
Professor Ousted from Child-Support Panel, Washington Times, 4 August 2001.
Fathers: Movement for Rights as Parents Ready to Take Off, Gannett News Service, 4 May 1999.
MAJOR INTERVIEWS (select list)
PBS, Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg, 30 June - 1 July 2001 (and other broadcasts).
Fox News Network, The OâReilly Factor, 19 February 2001.
Fox News Network, The OâReilly Factor, 16 October 2000.
Court TV, Crier Today, with Katherine Crier, 8 August 2000.
Free Congress Foundation, New Nation with Bill Lind, 3 May 2000.
Court TV, DC Insider, interview with Fred Graham (Against the Grain), 15 October 1999.
CNBC Television, Hardball with Chris Matthews, 20 August 1999.
WORK ON OTHER TOPICS (not available on this site)
âThe Politics of Early Modern Religious Revolutions,â Communio Viatorum, Evangelical Theological Faculty of the University of Prague, forthcoming.
âPuritans, Revisionists, and the English Revolution," Huntington Library Quarterly, vol. 61, no. 2 (Winter 2000).
âTotalitarianism and all that Jazz: An Interview with Josef Jarab, New Rector of the Central European Universityâ, International Educator, Autumn 1998.
âThe Open Society through Education: The Central European Universityâ, International Educator (cover article), Winter 1998.
âEast-Central Europe: The Future of American Higher Education?â Academe, November-December 1997.
âRedeveloping Higher Education in East-Central Europe,â International Educator, Autumn 1997.
"The New Carpetbaggers: Western Academic Operations in Eastern Europe,â Education and Society, May 1997.
"Civic Education, Political Science, and Education Reform in Central Europe", PS: Political Science and Politics, March 1997.
Historical Dictionary of Stuart Britain, ed. R.H. Fritze and W.B. Robison (contributor; London: Greenwood, 1996).
"Protestantism as a Transnational Ideology", History of European Ideas, vol. 18, no. 6 (November 1994).
Not Peace but a Sword: The Political Theology of the English Revolution (London: Routledge, 1993).
"Blood Guilt in the English Revolution", The Seventeenth Century, vol. 8, no. 2 (Autumn 1993).
"The Family in Puritan Political Theology", Journal of Family History, vol. 18, no. 2 (1993).
âCollective Guilt in the English Revolutionâ, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, vol. 37, no. 3-4 (December 1996).
"Hussites, Puritans, and the Politics of Religious Revolutions", occasional paper, Centre for Comparative Cultural Studies, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic (October 1996).