Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has quietly signed into law severe restrictions on abortion clinics.
by Gail Yamner
As we weep for the children and adults who lost their lives and for the families who are left to mourn, we do not need answers to why, we need to ensure it will end at that school on that Friday. While our tears still flow, we have to resolve that we will advocate on behalf of anyone who has been struck down by bullets.
Opponents of the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act will appeal to the Supreme Court in a final bid to not offer birth control coverage in employer-based plans.
A new analysis by ThirdWay of internet sales in 10 states reveals how easy it is to purchase a gun without a background check, and how some buyers specifically seek out sellers who are exempt from runing a check.
New plans to address contraception coverage objections for religious non-profit organizations would allow employees to still access coverage via a third party under their employer-based insurance.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey responds to critics who say the administration was wrong to protect access to contraception for millions of women under the Affordable Care Act.
"Contraceptives do not solve every problem. But women...want access to voluntary family planning for the same reasons as women elsewhere: to avoid high-risk pregnancies, to deliver healthy children and to better care for the children they have. And this is a pro-life cause."
That's what Michael Gerson wrote in the Washington Post in August 2011.