Citizen Magazine

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Bar Wars

Bruce Hausknecht

The Left is now going after the conscience rights of the legal profession—and using lawyers to do it.

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Shut Down

Karla Dial

An international Web site accused of helping pimps more easily sell underage children for sex just shuttered its adult-services section. But the fight is far from over.

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Turning the Page

Karla Dial

For years, Backpage.com has hosted ads for all kinds of items for sale—including children being sold for sex. And so far, the site has avoided criminal charges or civil damages for that activity. But that could be changing soon.

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Going to Pot

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

Voters in four states—California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada—voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use last November, despite growing evidence from Colorado showing the policy’s deleterious effects.

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Powerful People

Karla Dial

A few days before this issue went to press, I had a conversation with a person who runs an anti-trafficking organization that will be featured in Citizen a few months from now.

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Citizenship, Faith and Patriotism

Tim Goeglein

A clash over the national anthem has sparked a broad discussion about patriotism.

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Born Winners

Matt Kaufman

The cast of the reality show Born This Way are showing the world what adults with Down Syndrome can do—and in the process, sending a pro-life message in every episode.

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Immigration, the United Nations and the New Globalism

How much of our foreign policy is now being influenced by the U.N.?

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Miracle on 22nd Street

Karla Dial

How faith-based organizations bought a former abortion facility and are turning it into a memorial to the preborn.

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Halted In Transition

Matt Kaufman

The federal government’s drive to make schools adopt its transgender policies has run into a roadblock, thanks to a federal judge in Texas.

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The Duty of Great Citizenship

Tim Goeglein

If you want to know the elements of good citizenship, look no further than a recent commencement address given by U.S.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

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Racing to Reconcile

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

With our country divided along color lines more strongly than in several decades, some leaders of both church and state are now working to bridge the great divide.

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Faith Under Fire

Virginia Prodan

International human rights attorney Virginia Prodan knows what it means to live a life of faith under governmental persecution. And she survived an assassination attempt to tell the tale.

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Private Matters, Public Outrage

Matt Kaufman

The federal government is trying to force transgender restrooms and locker rooms on the nation—and has sparked a widespread backlash.

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Our Finest Hour

The Church has solutions to the nation’s issues that can’t be provided by government.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Race

The issues of race, racism and race relations have become regular topics in news stories, the subject of conversation around the workplace water cooler and even on playground swing sets.

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Come Together

Karla Dial

As I look back over all that’s happened in 2016, what I see is division.

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From Armenia to America

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From Armenia to America

Crystal Kupper

I always knew I would adopt someday. But I had no idea how one tiny girl would expand my world vision so mightily.

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How to Minister to Orphans and Their Families

Adopting a child can be a highly rewarding parenting experience.

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Chosen for Greatness

Adoption does more than save children's lives and create families. As author Paul Batura points out in his new book, it can also change the world. Case in point: Former U.S. President Gerald Ford.

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Abortion Coercion

"California is forcing churches to cover abortion through health insurance —a situation the churches are fighting to fix."

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Among the Believers

Mary Eberstadt

In her new book, It's Dangerous to Believer: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies, author Mary Eberstadt examines the ways in which faith is now under fire - and why.

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How to influence the election

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How to Influence the Upcoming Election

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Liberty Expelled

Benjamin Hawkins

Missouri State University student Andrew Cash fights for his religious liberty as the "new orthodoxy" about human sexuality and gender take root in the counseling profession.

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