“It’s never too early for conservative women to lead” by Karin Lips

This piece was originally published in the Washington Examiner on January 11, 2022. Many young people spend January implementing their New Year’s resolutions. The age group of people who were most likely (40%) to say they planned to make any 2022 resolutions was 18- to 29-year-olds. Whether it is to eat healthier, travel more, take up a hobby, […]

“Virtual learning negatively impacts kids” by Julia Canzano

This piece originally appeared in the Herald-Tribune on April 5, 2021. My mother is a kindergarten teacher who – like many educators across the country – was anxious to welcome her students and get back to teaching this school year. Her school in Florida has a student body of 300, and it has been open for in-person teaching […]

“Resist the equal pay day narrative” by Karin Lips

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on March 24, 2021.  Wednesday is Equal Pay Day — or the day that supposedly marks how far into this year women must work in order to earn as much as men did the previous year. The annual “holiday” is part of a larger narrative that women […]

“Honoring the Legacy of the Suffragists” by Franchetta Groves

This piece was originally published in Lone Conservative on November 20, 2020.  The right to vote is not only every American’s civic duty but our opportunity to make our voices heard. This year being the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification is a reminder that not long ago women’s voices were being stifled and […]

“The Women’s March has no tolerance for conservative women” by Karin Lips

This piece was originally published in the Washington Examiner on October 22, 2020. It is wrong for Women’s March participants to intimidate conservatives into leaving a rally and a failed strategy to try to intimidate people into changing their views. On Saturday, the Independent Women’s Forum-organized March for All Women gathered as a counter to […]

“What it’s like to be a conservative woman at AU” by Madison Bollweg

This piece originally appeared in The Augustana Mirror on October 8, 2020. A person would think that being a conservative woman on a college campus would not have its struggles; however, that is not necessarily the case. What I’ve learned in my almost two years on campus is that intellectual diversity is absent, feminists aren’t […]