Meg T. McDonnell

Meg T. McDonnell is a Washington DC-based journalist. She began her journalism career as a local freelance writer in St. Paul, Minnesota and then Chicago, Illinois. In 2011, she was awarded a full-time Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship. Her project, titled “Marriage and Young Adults: Understanding the American Struggle to Get to ‘I do,’” explored delayed marriage among American young adults. Her writing has appeared in the International Business Times, Family Foundations magazine, and AltCatholicah, among other publications. 

She’ll soon be joining the Chiaroscuro Foundation, where she’ll serve as their Director of Communications. Meg holds a Masters in Teaching and Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Catholic Studies, all from the University of St. Thomas in St Paul, MN.

No, all women do not support the contraceptive mandate
12 Aug 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraceptive mandate, Obama administration
The Obama administration thinks that women care more about free contraceptives than freedom of religion.

Roe’s legacy of false freedom
26 Jan 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Millennials, pro-life movement, Roe v. Wade
A young pro-life woman wonders when some Millennials are going to wake up to the big lie about reproductive freedom.

The marriage gap in the women’s vote
3 Dec 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, marriage gap, women vote
President Obama won 65 percent of the single women's vote by promising to look after them.

Planned Bullyhood
18 Sep 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Planned Parenthood, Susan G. Komen Foundation
A new book gives an insider's view of the Susan G. Komen Foundation vs. Planned Parenthood battle.

Rape, pregnancy and a woman’s freedom
27 Aug 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, rape, US politics
Rape does not have to take the joy out of bringing a new life into the world.

Babies, birth control, and what teens really want
18 Jul 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: birth control, teenage pregnancy
A campaign to prevent teenage pregnancy ignores the clues young people themselves give about the real remedies.

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