About the Author

Gail Peterson holds a BA in Mathematics from Christendom College in Front Royal, VA.

When Does a Fetus Have a Heartbeat?

By Gail Peterson / May 2, 2023 /
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Throughout a woman’s pregnancy, her baby undergoes many stages of development before birth. Among the milestones that indicate life is the heartbeat. But when does a fetus have a heartbeat?   What to Know about Fetal Heartbeat Development Through the use of ultrasounds, modern science can detect the waves of the baby’s heartbeat as early…

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Gay Boy Scouts? What Happened to Our Boys?

By Gail Peterson / April 19, 2023 /

Founded in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has expanded to include the involvement of up to 2.3 million youth, both girls and boys. The Boy Scouts of America functions with the assistance of 900,000 adult volunteers. The Scouts were originally founded to “to teach patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values” to boys. However, the…

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