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Daily Archives: June 8th, 2011

A Pregnancy in the News

  KATHRYN GALLANT writes: I just read this article in the New York Times on the pregnancy of Huma Abedin, the wife of Congressman Anthony Weiner. Poor child! When he or she is born (God willing), the child will have a lot to deal with.

Refusing to Forgive

  CHRISTINE writes from Germany: There is something on my mind which I wanted to write you for a long time. Following one of your articles about Emmie, the woman who sought advice in The New York Times when considering an abortion, a woman wrote to you about her mother who had had her son aborted by a doctor before […]

A Wife Who Tickled the Cook

  MARGUERITE LOUISE D ′ORLÉANS, the 17th century Grand Duchess of Tuscany, was a difficult spouse. Her husband, the Grand Duke Cosimo III de ‘Medici, was so frustrated by her behavior that he eventually had her banished to a convent in France. While at the convent, she had affairs and gambled at the court at Versailles. She also tried to […]