Franciscan University, a Catholic school in Steubensville, Ohio, announced Tuesday it will be terminating its student health insurance program, thanks to ObamaCare’s contraception mandate and new costs stemming from other provisions of the healthcare law. The university has so far refrained from offering contraceptive products and services with its student health program, and said it refuses to participate in a plan that “requires us to violate the consistent teachings of the Catholic Church on the sacredness of human life.”
Television savant Chris Matthews, who ridiculed Sarah Palin, the failed GOP vice presidential candidate, as lacking in brain power, may now be regretting those words.
Matthews, the host of MSNBC's "Hardball," recently appeared on the television quiz show Jeopardy! and came in third place with just $2,300. The last-place finish wouldn't be worth noting except that in repeatedly telling his audience that Palin is dead from the neck up, he also mentioned that she would fare poorly on Jeopardy!
Eric Fehrnstrom, Romney's veteran campaign director, assures that his campaign will be dirty while ignoring key issues facing the republic.
As the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2013 comes before the House of Representatives, Congressmen Adam Smith and Justin Amash offer an amendment forbidding indefinite detention.
That Barack Obama has "evolved" into a President promoting "marriage equality," meaning the "right" to a legally recognized same-sex marriage, was the "history-making event" of the past week. Less historic, perhaps, but no less significant is the fact that less than four years ago, Senator Barack Obama, then the Democratic Party's candidate for President, was asked by Pastor Rick Warren at the Saddleback Civil Forum, "At what point does a baby get human rights, in your view?"
Police in Winston-Salem North Carolina put the cuffs on a woman who refused to leave a government office after officials told the woman, who is a lesbian, that the state would not issue her a license to marry another woman because homosexual marriage is against the law.
A federal judge has suggested that a school being sued by the ACLU over a Ten Commandments display simply delete the commandments referring to God.
Supporters of Congressman Ron Paul plan to attempt to have delegates elected at the State Republican Convention in Idaho who support their man at the national Convention in Tampa regardless of the fact that Mitt Romney won the popular vote.
Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann went from defending her Swiss citizenship to denouncing it within 24 hours. There is a question whether accepting Swiss citizenship was a violation of the Constitution.