Focus on the Family Citizen® magazine

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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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Frozen in Limbo

Benjamin Hawkins

One non-profit organization is on amission to save frozen embryos and place them with families.

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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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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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How to Minister to Orphans and Their Families

Adopting a child can be a highly rewarding parenting experience.

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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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Legislation and Administration

Karla Dial

Has there ever been an election season like the one we’re facing now? I honestly don’t think so.

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Bringing the Bible Back to School

Candi Cushman

Join thousands of students on Thursday, Oct. 5, from across the country, as they share God's hope and celebrate religious freedom! Learn more at BringYourBible.org.

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What Has the Great Society Wrought?

A pivotal policy created 50 years ago has had a major impact on marriage and family. Time now has the answer as to whether it was good or bad.

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