Christine Flowers, limanews

Christine Flowers

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Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent:
  • limanews
  • Philly Inquirer
Past:
  • The Miami Herald
  • Houston Chronicle
  • The Jackson Sun
  • Philly.com
  • The Reporter
  • Sun Sentinel
  • thetimesherald
  • Globe Gazette
  • New Haven Register
  • Delco Times
  • and more…

Recent articles by Christine:

Christine M. Flowers: Firing Leana Wen a reminder of Planned Parenthood’s true mission

I’ve often been a critic of Planned Parenthood, because I believe that despite its arguments to the contrary, the organization is primarily a politic → Read More

Firing Leana Wen a reminder of Planned Parenthood’s true mission

I’m glad that Planned Parenthood made this move, because it underscores something I have always known: that the organization doesn’t actually focus on women’s health. → Read More

After a decade in Montco, this Irish father of three could be deported by ICE

His wife: "Keith doesn’t deserve to be separated from us, and our kids don’t deserve to lose their father. He is not a criminal." → Read More

The Jeffrey Epstein case shines a light on true abuse

Epstein's indictment is a reminder of how many young women and girls are pulled into sex trafficking, an issue that deserves more attention than the #MeToo movement. → Read More

Christine Flowers: Neither women or men have license to interrupt

When a woman keeps talking over a man who refuses to listen and is trying to interrupt her, that is at most an annoyance and a breach of courtesy. If the w → Read More

Nike’s Betsy Ross debacle scores one for political correctness this July 4th

We need to declare our independence from this nonsense. → Read More

Detained children should be released, not used as political pawns

Neither side in the immigration debate seems to have any incentive to find a solution to the crisis ripping this country to shreds. → Read More

Christine M. Flowers: Democrats disrespect Joe Biden by not appreciating his past

As former Vice President Joe Biden has embarked on his latest campaign for the presidency, I’ve been reminded about why I left the Democratic Party t → Read More

Democrats disrespect Joe Biden by not appreciating his past

Biden's comments about civility echo his commitment to reaching across the aisle and nothing more. → Read More

A visit to my childhood home taught me how to grieve for my beloved mother

Recently, I found myself standing in front of my old house in Logan. From 1966, when I was 4, until 1969, when we moved to Delaware County, I lived in the two story quasi-Victorian on the 5400 block of North 12th Street. In the 50 years since we left, I've re-imagined that house a million times through the forgiving lens of memory. That house was beloved. → Read More

A visit to my childhood home taught me how to grieve for my beloved mother

Seeing that house, still there, still lovely, still filled with someone else’s family, still capable of creating memories for other children, makes it easier to grieve my beloved parents, who did the best they could for us. → Read More

Most Philly police officers are silent heroes

The investigation into racist Facebook posts made by officers is upsetting, but why don't we see more news about the good deeds done by Philly police? → Read More

Most Philly police officers are silent heroes

The investigation into racist Facebook posts made by officers is upsetting, but why don't we see more news about the good deeds done by Philly police? → Read More

Don't get it twisted. Trans bathroom case nothing like school desegregation [Opinion]

I was recently watching a cartoon marathon of “The Flintstones” with some fourth-graders, and when the last line of the theme song blared from the TV, a 10-year-old girl looked up at me and said, “Were the Flintstones gay?” For a minute, I had no idea why the sexual orientation of Fred, Wilma, or Dino was an issue, until I listened closely to the lyrics: “When you're with the Flintstones/Have a… → Read More

Pro-life and pro-death penalty: It's all about protecting the innocent

Pro-life and pro-death penalty: It's all about protecting the innocent → Read More

Boyertown transgender bathroom case nothing like school desegregation

The Supreme Court this week refused to hear an appeal from the Third Circuit’s decision upholding Boyertown School District’s policy allowing trans students to use the bathroom of their choice. → Read More

Pro-life and pro-death penalty: It’s all about protecting the innocent

Regular readers of this column may raise an eyebrow, since I’ve recently written about the right to life and the dignity of unborn human life. → Read More

With new abortion legislation, America is on the right track

Christine Flowers: I'm relieved by recent developments that protect the right to life. → Read More

Christine Flowers: Biden’s ad may help Trump

Joe Biden did Donald Trump a huge favor when he announced his presidential run with a campaign ad that featured the tragedy of Charlottesville as a central → Read More

Not OK: Rep. Brian Sims’ harasses rosary-praying Planned Parenthood protesters

Christine Flowers: I am extremely troubled by the fact that a man who is paid by our tax dollars feels it is appropriate to publicly shame one of those taxpayers just because he disagrees with her. → Read More