Maggen Elizabeth Stone

About Maggen Elizabeth Stone

Maggen Elizabeth graduated from Hillsdale College with a history degree. A hobby philosopher, she works in education to cultivate an understanding and pursuit of virtue in America’s youth. Follow her on Twitter @maggenelizabeth.

A Lesson in Politics from Senator Rand Paul

Yesterday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) took a page from the 1939 film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. At 11:47 AM, he began a filibuster that lasted 13 hours. Afterward, he thanked everyone from his fellow senators to the doorkeepers. Paul’s filibuster was an amazing event to behold and a production that … [Read more...]

Plan B in the Vending Machine? No Surprise There

Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania is now providing Plan B, an emergency contraceptive that sometimes acts as an abortifacient, to its students through a vending machine. And the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves of this practice. When the news broke tweets and re-tweets relating … [Read more...]

To Speak or Not to Speak about Abortion; That is the Question

During a Fox News interview last Sunday, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) suggested Republicans should “…leave the [abortion] issue alone, when we are in the kind of economic situation and, frankly, national security situation we're in.” It is true that the following issues are competing for Republicans’ … [Read more...]