| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:26 PM
In a big win for abortion rights — not to mention common sense — a federal judge on Monday gutted a portion of a new Texas law that would have forced the closure of many abortion clinics by requiring their doctors to have unnecessary admitting...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Everyone has an opinion about abortion. God knows I do. Out of the more than five hundred columns I've written, a good 30 percent to 40 percent must have been about Roe v. Wade in some way, shape or form. To me, abortion is murder, pure and simple. I do...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 8:09 PM
ALBUQUERQUE — A high-desert city in one of the poorest states in the nation has become the abortion debate's latest battlefield and a testing ground for whether abortion limits can be imposed on the local level.
Early voting is underway in...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Appraising government's role in health regulation
The government is proposing new rules that would ban hydrogenated oils, the source of trans fat, in foods because research has shown they are harmful to human health. The Daily Press asked readers in an...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:00 PM
"Doonby" is finally arriving in the Lehigh Valley a year after it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, received an endorsement from the Vatican newspaper and opened in select theaters across the country.
The catalyst for the Nov. 17 screening at the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:01 AM
SANTIAGO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Chilean presidential favorite
Michelle Bachelet plans to spend $15 billion on ambitious
reforms seeking to redress steep income inequality in the Andean
Center-left Bachelet, who governed as Chile's first female...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:18 PM
WASHINGTON — A bill to extend historic new protections to gays in the workplace won easy Senate approval Thursday, bolstered by rare bipartisan support that illustrated the dramatic shift in the politics around gay rights amid growing public...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Because New Jersey and Virginia are the only two states that choose their governors in the first year after a presidential election, much significance -- perhaps too much -- is ascribed to the results of this week's elections.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:49 AM
A Sedgwick County Judge is considering whether to dismiss a protection from stalking order against an anti-abortion activist accused of threatening the executive director of South Wind Women's Center.
Judge James Beasley listened to 45 minutes of...
| Oct 6, 2013
The Supreme Court convenes for its new term Monday, the first Monday in October. It is hard to imagine how the coming term could possibly compare with the highly contentious and high-profile decisions of the last two: Obamacare in 2012, and the same-sex...
| Oct 6, 2013
The Supreme Court will hear three cases during the 2013-14 term that might dramatically alter the landscape of constitutional law. Campaign finance reform, abortion and the separation of church and state are all on the agenda. When the dust settles, if...