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Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein, a Washington Times staff member since 1985, is manager of special sections in The Washington Times' Advertising and Marketing Department.

Previously, she spent 30 years as a Washington Times news reporter, covering national domestic policy, in addition to being a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.

Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively on welfare and family issues such as child support enforcement, abstinence and sex education, child welfare, sexually transmitted diseases, marriage, divorce, cohabiting and gay marriage.

She has won several newspaper awards, including 1977 Cub Reporter of the Year and 1983 Heart of New York award, both from the New York Press Club.

Articles by Cheryl Wetzstein

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Donald Trump to address 11th Annual Values Voter Summit

Donald Trump will be the first Republican presidential nominee to personally address thousands of conservative grassroots activists when he takes the stage at the 2016 Values Voter Summit in September. Published August 31, 2016

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are depicted at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. (AP Photo/File)

U.S. religious freedom to be honored

As a colonial-era Virginia law upholding religious freedom reaches its 230th anniversary this weekend, traditional values groups are urging Americans to stand up for their rights to live out their beliefs in peace. Published January 14, 2016

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore reads his administrative order discouraging probate judges from issuing same sex marriage licenses, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at the Alabama Supreme Court building in Montgomery, Ala. The outspoken chief justice, who previously tried to block gay marriage from coming to the Deep South state, issued an administrative order Wednesday saying the Alabama Supreme Court never lifted a March 2015 directive to probate judges to refuse licenses to gay couples.  (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

Alabama judges ignore gay marriage order; others obey

Alabama's probate courts remained in conflict Thursday, as some judges ignored an order to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, while other probate judges stopped issuing licenses to anyone. Published January 7, 2016

In this Nov. 4, 2015, photo, Amita Parmar, 30, displays a photograph of a South African child she was a surrogate for, in Anand, India. The Indian government recently banned surrogate services for foreigners and ordered fertility clinics to stop the practice of hiring Indian women to bear children for them. (AP Photo/Allison Joyce) ** FILE **

California surrogate mother suing over abortion request

A California woman reportedly has filed a lawsuit to have the state's surrogacy law declared unconstitutional because it permits her to be asked to terminate one of the triplets she is carrying. Published January 5, 2016