Just 60% Of Americans, 43% Of Republicans, Accept Theory Of Evolution

Once again, a poll shows that large numbers of Americans, and most Americans, reject Evolution via Natural Selection as the explanation for humanity’s origin. How do we explain that?

A Legal Argument That Could Bring ObamaCare Crumbling Down

There’s a potentially fatal legal argument looming out there for the PPACA.

What’s At Stake In The Birth Control Mandate Cases

Politics aside, the challenges to the PPACA’s birth control mandate raise important legal issues.

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Challenge To ObamaCare’s Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a pair of cases that implicates both the First Amendment and two Federal Laws.

China Relaxes One Child Policy

China’s Communist Party has announced a significant change to the nation’s infamous “One Child” policy.

Another Federal Court Strikes Down PPACA Birth Control Mandate

A second Federal Court of Appeals in a week in two weeks has ruled the PPACA’s birth control mandate is unconstitutional.

With Republican Help, ENDA Passes Senate

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act passed the Senate yesterday but it’s unlikely to go much further.

Obama Apologizes to People Who Lost Lousy Insurance Because of ObamaCare

President Obama has apologized for breaking his “If you like your plan, you can keep it” pledge. Does he have anything to be sorry about?

McAuliffe Wins, But Virginia Is Still A Purpleish State

The race for Virginia Governor turned out to be much closer than many predicted, but that should not be a surprise.

Federal Court Rules PPACA Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Unconstitutional

Another Federal Court has declared the PPACA’s contraceptive coverage mandate to be unconstitutional.

Employer Scores Religious Freedom Victory Against Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

An employer has scored a major victory in its fight against Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage mandate.

Obama Administration Changes Strategy, Drops Age Restrictions For Morning After Pill

The Administration has accepted reality in its fight against a ruling that made the “morning after” pill available regardless of age.

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Of Ruling Against Effort To Block Planned Parenthood Funding

The Supreme Court declined to accept an appeal of a case in which Indiana’s effort to defund Planned Parenthood had been blocked by a Federal Court.

FDA Makes Plan B Available Over The Counter To 15 Year Olds

The FDA has modified it’s rules on the availability of a politically controversial form of birth control.

The Iraq War And The Damaged Legacy Of The GOP

The Iraq War did significant damage to the legacy of the Republican Party.

Bobby Jindal: Sell Birth Control Over The Counter

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has a good idea.

Man Bemoans Selfish Women Not Having Enough Kids

Ross Douthat says American women should stop being decadent and have more babies, explaining that raising children is easier than it used to be, so there’s really no excuse for women to be so selfish.

GOP Problems Go Far Beyond Hispanics

The GOP’s problems extend far beyond immigration.

Republicans Could Have Done A Lot Worse Than Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney wasn’t a perfect candidate, but he was much better than most of the 2012 Republican field.

Ann Romney’s Opinions About Birth Control Are Irrelevant To This Election

Ann Romney dodged questions from a reporter seeking her personal opinions on hot-button social issues. Good for her.

What The Heck Is Wrong With The Republican Party?

As its convention begins, one has to wonder what has happened to the Republican Party.

The GOP Platform’s Abortion Plank Could’ve Been Written By Todd Akin

The GOP Platform will include an abortion plank that Todd Akin would love.

Federal Judge: Private Employers Cannot Be Forced To Cover Contraceptives In Violation Of Religious Beliefs

An important ruling on the Obama Administration’s contraceptive coverage mandate from a Judge in Colorado.

Major Catholic Organizations File Suit Over Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

The Catholic Church has fired a legal shot across the bow of the Affordable Care Act.

There Is No Such Thing As “Traditional Marriage”

Marriage has always been an evolving institution.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Compensating For Something Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Mexicans Leaving USA, Sneaking Back Into Mexico

The American economy is so bad that people are reverse migrating to the Third World.

Mitch Daniels Was Right About The Social Issues Truce

Republicans should have listened to Mitch Daniels, because he was right.

Where Have the Thoughtful Conservatives Gone?

OTB’s comment section as a microcosm of the American political landscape.

The Christian Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Andrew Sullivan wants the Catholic Church to give up its hatred of homosexuals. There’s another alternative.

Republican Stupidity Widens Gender Gap

Weeks of bizarre talk about contraception and vaginal ultrasounds has surprisingly alienated women from the Republican Party.

The GOP Has Lost The Argument Over The HHS Birth Control Mandate

The argument over contraceptive coverage mandates has not gone well for conservatives.

Do We Need More Debates?

There will be no more GOP candidate debates. That’s not necessarily a good thing.

Rush Limbaugh Issues “Apology” To Sandra Fluke

Not a surrender. Not even an apology. Just a tactical retreat.

Yes, Rush Limbaugh Is A Jerk

Many on the right seem unwilling to condemn clearly offensive remarks by Rush Limbaugh

Santorum and his Theology

Santorum and stewardship of the Earth.

Virginia’s Foolish Personhood Law

Virginia has become the latest battleground for advocates of laws that define life as being at conception.