9th Circuit Court swats down Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood medical director Deborah Nucatola (screen shot of Center for Medical Progress video) A federal appeals court on June  20 said the Trump administration's family planning rules can take effect nationwide while several lawsuits play out, delivering a

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Planned Parenthood to lose $60 million under new Trump rules

The following comes from a Feb. 22 story in the Washington Post. The Trump administration took aim at Planned Parenthood Friday, issuing a rule barring groups that provide abortions or abortion referrals from participating in the $286 million federal family

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Court blocks Trump Administration birth control coverage rules

A U.S. appeals court Thursday blocked rules by the Trump administration allowing more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. States were likely to succeed on their claim that the changes to President Barack Obama’s health

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2018-12-13T18:03:12-08:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Religious Freedom|Tags: , |24 Comments

President Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to seat on U.S. Supreme Court

President Donald Trump announced Monday night he is nominating Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created when Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement June 27. In a brief speech after the announcement, Kavanaugh spoke about

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2018-07-10T10:39:23-08:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |10 Comments

Attorney General nominee would consider cracking down on porn

The new nominee for U.S. Attorney General has said that he would “vigorously” enforce obscenity laws, a move which one expert described as a step forward in fighting pornography and violence against women. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), during his first

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2017-01-17T19:48:06-08:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |7 Comments