January 29, 2013

Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, and the Future of Conservatism

Last week, E.J. Dionne had an interesting column comparing President Obama to Ronald Reagan. Both presidents, Dionne argues, were able to transform the political landscape, bringing
January 29, 2013

The Consequences of the HHS Mandates

Over at Public Discourse I have a piece on the consequences for religious liberty if the HHS mandates are allowed to stand. I disucss the possibility
January 30, 2013

FDA OKs Plan B in vending machines

File this under: “Elections have consequences.” Now there’s no need to talk to a doctor or visit a pharmacist. You can get Plan B in a
February 1, 2013

Apparently the Obama administration is working on another “fix” to the HHS mandate

CNN is reporting that Obama administration will propose a “fix” to the HHS Mandate today. According to the report, this “fix” would be for religious employers only.
February 1, 2013

“Crony Contraception,” or Why the HHS Mandate is Even Worse Than You Thought

As we wait for the Secretary of Health and Human Services to hand down her latest edits to the First Amendment, let me suggest a little light
February 1, 2013

Why February Is Detestable and What the Catholic Church Is Doing About It

And so begins February, the shortest month as it appears on the calendar, the longest month as it is lived in real life. Consider all the
February 1, 2013

Obama Offers Yet Another Insufficient “Compromise” on the HHS Mandate [UPDATE]

After years and years of public comment and controversy, the Obama administration once again has chosen a Friday afternoon to quietly release yet another compromise on
February 1, 2013

“Miracle” Fact-Check at NCR on HHS Mandate

Michael Sean Winters wrote a post today endorsing the revised HHS Mandate rule as a “miracle,” albeit in a qualified way, since he admits he doesn’t
February 1, 2013

Yet another reason why we must fight for the unborn

Abortion does not save lives. It ends them. 55 million over the past 40 years to be precise. But that irrefutable fact didn’t stop MSNBC host