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  • Republican first round pits Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky are the first would-be contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination to go mano-a-mano. The fight is sharply drawn. In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Perry warned of a growing...
  • Blumenthal Touches Off Political War Over Abortion Bill

    Washington – Sen. Richard Blumenthal touched off a passionate debate on Capitol Hill Tuesday with a hearing on the hot-button issue of abortion, arguing state legislatures have no right to promote laws that limit access to the procedure....
  • Arthur H. Garrison: Hobby Lobby case reflects new strategy to attack contraceptives

    Arthur H. Garrison: Hobby Lobby case reflects new strategy to attack contraceptives
    A great deal of commentary has been provided on the Hobby Lobby case. The U.S. Supreme Court held that Hobby Lobby, which is a closely held, for-profit corporation whose owners hold religious beliefs against abortion, cannot be forced to provide its...
  • Massachusetts lawmakers take up bill on abortion clinic buffer zones

    Massachusetts bill limiting protests at abortion clinics goes to governor
    BOSTON (Reuters) - A bill to limit demonstrations around Massachusetts abortion clinics passed the state's House of Representatives on Wednesday and headed to Governor Deval Patrick. Patrick, a Democrat, called for new measures after the U.S. Supreme...
  • Milwaukee doctor can't find a successor for abortion clinic

    MILWAUKEE Physician Dennis Christensen wants to retire. But he can't, the 71-year-old says, because no one wants to take over his Milwaukee abortion clinic, a condition he set for himself for retirement. Christensen and his professional partner,...
  • Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening

    Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening
    Close to a hundred protesters descended on Hobby Lobby in Burbank Monday, chanting and waving posters, crafting IUDs out of colorful pipe cleaners, and handing out coupons and gift cards to competing craft stores to protest a recent U.S. Supreme Court...
  • My body, my employer, my abortion

    My body, my employer, my abortion
    I was thrilled to work for the federal government for six years. I believe passionately in the importance of public service, and I had both job security in a field I care deeply about and amazing co-workers. It never occurred to me that my employment...
  • In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...
  • Letter: IUDs, etc., do not end a pregnancy

    In his column Dan Evans does an excellent job of pointing out, among other things, the hypocrisy of Hobby Lobby in providing a 401(k) retirement plan that invests in companies that make IUDs and produce the so-called morning-after pill. He also includes a...
  • Hollywood, where liberal values reign -- except at the box office

     Hollywood, where liberal values reign -- except at the box office
    In the film "Obvious Child" Jenny Slate plays Donna Stern, a stand-up comedian who specializes in making jokes about her private parts, with the occasional foray into fart humor. She is about to go onstage. Her friend offers her some encouragement: "You...
  • Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling

    Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling
    Less than two weeks after a Supreme Court ruling struck down a Massachusetts law requiring protesters to stay outside a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, cities around the country are moving to repeal similar laws or are not enforcing the...
  • Hollywood, where liberal values reign -- except at the box office

    In the film "Obvious Child," Jenny Slate plays Donna Stern, a stand-up comedian who specializes in making jokes about her private parts, with the occasional foray into fart humor. She is about to go onstage. Her friend offers her some encouragement:...