The President is looking for any leverage he can to get refuseniks vaccinated.
What was mere signaling under a Republican Senate and President could now become law.
The House has passed legislation that would extend the protections of the Civil Rights Act to LGBT Americans, but it is probably doomed in the Senate.
Previewing the next term of the Supreme Court, which starts today.
The Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of a Colorado baker in a case that will determine if claims of religious liberty and free expression outweigh the application of generally applicable laws against discrimination.
Mississippi tried to provide special protection to opponents of same-sex marriage and transgender rights. A Federal District Court Judge, properly, finds the law to be unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court won’t hear the appeal of a pharmacist who objects to providing the ‘morning after’ pill.
Faced with the prospect of a 4-4 tie, the Supreme Court instead came up with a decision on the PPACA’s birth control mandate that didn’t decide anything.
The Supreme Court appears to be looking for a way to resolve an issue that has been mired in controversy for six years now.
The Supreme Court appeared deadlocked during oral argument in the latest case dealing with the PPACA’s contraceptive coverage mandates.
The Supreme Court is diving back into the debate over the PPACA’s birth control coverage mandate.
A new poll shows that the vast majority of Americans oppose Kim Davis’s refusal to follow the law, even while some Republican candidates rally behind her.
A trial court Judge in Oregon is the latest public official to refuse to do his job.
The era of legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act is over.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal enters the Presidential race today, but it’s hard to see how he even manages to become a plausible candidate.
Starting tomorrow, we can expect to see the Supreme Court hand down decisions in some of its most high profile cases. Here’s a preview.
Marco Rubio seems to be in lockstep with the extreme social conservatives when it comes to same-sex marriage.
Thwarted by the legislature, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal used his executive power to take action that seems directed more toward evangelicals in Iowa than anything happening in his home state.
Another poll shows that Republicans are largely out of step with public opinion on the question of whether businesses should be free to refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings.
A new poll suggests that the American public does not support laws that give religious exemptions to businesses that want to discriminate based on sexual orientation.
A bill pending in Louisiana seems likely to become the next national focus in the debate between marriage equality and claims of ‘religious freedom.’
Indiana’s RFRA will be amended to address most of the concerns of its opponents. That counts as a victory.
Some Republicans are trying to move their party in the right direction on marriage equality, but it’s unclear if they will succeed in the short term.
We’re down to debating whether bigots should have to sell cakes to gay people.
Arkansas, North Carolina, and Virginia may soon see the same battle over RFRA laws that is playing itself out in Indiana
The devil is in the details of what the legislature passes, but Indiana’s Governor has essentially conceded defeat in the battle over his state’s controversial new “religious freedom” law.
Indiana is about to become the latest state to grants special rights to religious business owners.
The City of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho will not force two Christian ministers to open their wedding chapel business to same-sex wedding ceremonies.
A collision between marriage equality and religious liberty, but it seems clear that religious liberty should win this one.
Someone needs to remind the City of Houston that the First Amendment applies to them.
Later today, President Obama will sign an Executive Order barring Federal Contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation. But that’s not even the most controversial part for some conservatives.
Political irony, perhaps, but probably less than meets the eye.
Is the Religious Freedom Restoration Act itself an unconstitutional Establishment of Religion barred by the First Amendment? There’s a compelling argument that it is.
Hobby Lobby wins, but it’s unclear just how far this opinion will go.
The Supreme Court has saved the biggest case of the term for its last day.
Hobby Lobby has a strong argument under RFRA but the precedent would be dangerous.
Developments overnight in a small but controversial issue raised by the PPACA.
There’s a potentially fatal legal argument looming out there for the PPACA.
Politics aside, the challenges to the PPACA’s birth control mandate raise important legal issues.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a pair of cases that implicates both the First Amendment and two Federal Laws.
A second Federal Court of Appeals in a week in two weeks has ruled the PPACA’s birth control mandate is unconstitutional.
Another Federal Court has declared the PPACA’s contraceptive coverage mandate to be unconstitutional.