Maggie Gallagher

(Margaret Gallagher)

Maggie Gallagher
Maggie Gallagher
  • Born: September 14, 1960
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Commentator









Margaret Gallagher is an American writer and socially conservative commentator. She wrote a syndicated column for Universal Press Syndicate from 1995 to 2013 and has written books. She serves as president of the Institute for Marriage and Public Policy, a nonprofit organization which lobbies on issues of marriage law. She is an executive committee member, former president and former chairman of the board of the National Organization for Marriage, which opposes same-sex marriage and other legal recognition of same-sex partnerships.

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Black America knows better than anyone else the high price children pay for the sexual agendas of adults.
Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools. Money, Coins & Minting
Charter schools have a far higher proportion of teachers who are not certified.
Children had a special status - protected from the outside world - and they dressed for the part in a way that made that special status immediately visible to themselves and the adults.
Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice, the so-called tyranny of the majority. Government
Europe, which gave us the idea of same-sex marriage, is a dying society, with birthrates 50 percent below replacement. Society ;Families, Children & Parenting
For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual: It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ, and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church.
I am just an ordinary Catholic.
I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence, the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities that never were and never will be.
In Europe, it appears that in the name of democracy, elites are pursuing an autocratic, centralized power, seeking economic control and social regimentation. Power
In the '60s, parents were told to let their teens rebel, explore their boundaries. Increasingly the same message is being given to the parents of tweens.
In today's world, marketers reach inside the home and attempt to figure out not what's good for your daughter, because that is not their business, but what deep desires they can manipulate, stimulate and ostensibly satisfy in order to produce cold, hard cash. Business, Commerce & Finance
Marketers are out there trying to figure out how to get your money out of your child. Money, Coins & Minting
Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused. Money, Coins & Minting
Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
No law can give or take away the choice to commit suicide.
Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Oregon is the only state in the union that facilitates suicide.
Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other's eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Romantic
Same-sex marriage is not the future. Future ;Families, Children & Parenting
The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters, provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites to seize power in order to impose their own vision on a newly socially regimented Europe. Power
The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points.
The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution.
To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith. Religion & God
Whatever their defects, Christian fundamentalists have lived peacefully among us in America for several hundred years.
When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites; instead it fragments. Families, Children & Parenting
When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power. Power ;Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising