A California healthcare department has ruled that all health insurance policies in the state must cover abortion, even if the individual or employer paying for the coverage objects.
For the first time since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 2013, a federal judge has ruled against same-sex "marriage" and for the right of a state to define marriage as only between a man and a woman.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced in a press release on September 2 that that it had “reached an agreement” with Culinaire International, a Houston, Texas-based catering and restaurant management company, resolving a claim that Culinaire had engaged in “citizenship discrimination” during the work eligibility verification process. DOJ said that the company’s policies were in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
If you thought discriminating against women could get you in trouble today, try treating them equally.
Recent polls have not been kind to President Obama, as a survey out of California only emphasizes. A Field Poll released Tuesday found that almost as many voters in the nation's biggest "blue state" disapprove of the president's job performance (43 percent) as approve (45 percent).
The Obama administration has punished the state of Oklahoma for repealing the Common Core standards despite assertions that the standards are entirely "voluntary."
While many have long warned that the legalization of "gay marriage" would lead to the same for polygamy, others have said this was an unfounded fear. But a recent court ruling is now making clear which side was correct.
Prominent celebrities and leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus endorsed a major nationalization of local police forces with an August 25 letter to President Obama, calling for creation of a federal police “czar” and greater federal controls over law enforcement in the wake of the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting and protests.
As President Obama ponders his options for executive action on immigration reform, a rationale has emerged for the defense of such action against what is expected to be intense political and legal opposition, the Associated Press reported Thursday.
Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.) has called for a congressional vote on U.S. military strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and that has fellow Democrats worried about raising war issues weeks before this year's elections, the Washington paper, The Hill reported Wednesday.