Bush Judge Stretches to Exempt Group from Contraception Coverage Requirement
One of Bush-43's earliest judges issues a ruling that seems unlikely to withstand appellate review.
Noebel: Teaching Gay Tolerance In Schools Is 'Child Molestation'
Iowa Religious Right activist and state Republican Party committeewoman Tamara Scott invited Summit Ministries founder David Noebel onto her “Truth for Our Time” radio program last week, where the two agreed that the ultimate goal of the...
Fifth Circuit Ruling on Texas Voter ID Shows Importance of Preclearance
Texas's voter ID law failed preclearance in 2012 but was implemented anyway after the Shelby County ruling. Today the 5th Circuit ruled it violates the VRA.
'They Hate God And Want To Let The Sodomites Queer Our Country'
Shortly after the Supreme Court issued its ruling in favor of marriage equality last month, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told county clerks in his state that they could opt out of issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. It turns...
Ted Cruz's Hearing on Supreme Court's Marriage Equality 'Tyranny'
Senator and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has repeatedly called recent Supreme Court decisions on marriage and health care reform “tyranny.” On Wednesday, he used his platform as chair of the Senate’s Judiciary Subcommittee on...
Harry Reid Teaches GOP Basic Math and Civics
Sen. Reid blasts the GOP's obstruction of judicial nominees.
Tom DeLay Urges Congress To Fight Gay Marriage By Impeaching Judges And Cutting Court Budgets
Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay joined “Wallbuilders Live” today to discuss the Supreme Court’s decision striking down bans on gay marriage, repeating his call for states to “defy” the “illegitimate”...
Federal Court Rejects Another Bogus 'Religious Liberty' Claim From Religious Right
The Tenth Circuit today released its opinion in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell, becoming the latest federal appellate court to reject the claim that the Obama Administration’s contraception coverage accommodation for religious...
Yet Another Circuit Court Upholds ACA Accommodation for Religious Nonprofits
The Court notes that law accommodates religion, but it cannot wholly exempt religion from the reach of the law.
Toomey Apparently Fails to Press McConnell on Timing for Restrepo Vote
The timing of a vote - the central issue - is missing from Toomey and McConnell's descriptions of their conversation.