Questions For “Constitutional Conservatives” Regarding The House’s Abortion Bill

Why did House Republicans vote overwhelmingly for a bill that their own theories would find to be unconstitutional?

Another Big Month Ahead For The Supreme Court

It’s going to be another eventful month for the Supreme Court.

U.S. Murder Rate On Track To Be Lowest In More Than 100 Years

Homicide rates are on pace to be lower than they were at the start of the 20th Century.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Roe v. Wade Went Too Far

Justice Ginsburg made some interesting comments about Roe v. Wade recently. Could they be a signal about where the Court is headed on gay marriage?

The GOP’s Gay Marriage Problem

When it comes to same-sex marriage, the GOP finds itself on the horns of a dilemma.

40 Years Later, Roe v. Wade Enjoys Majority Support

40 years after Roe v. Wade, support for the decision is still strong, but the effort to restrict it continues apace.

40 Years Later, Majority Opposes Overturning Roe v. Wade

40 years later, the public continues to support the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.

Did Obama Use Kids As Political Props?

Some have criticized the President for delivering his gun control speech before a group of children.

Supreme Court To Hear Appeals In Two Same-Sex Marriage Cases

The issue of same-sex marriage will be before the Supreme Court early next year.

Todd Akin Says He’s Staying In The Race

Todd Akin says he will continue to be the Republican nominee for United States Senate from Missouri.

How Much Do You Have To Hate Yourself To Wish Your Mother Had Aborted You?

A columnist for The Guardian says she wishes her mother had aborted her.

Citizens United Was About Freedom Of Speech, Not “Corporate Rights.”

Opponents of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United continue to miss the point of what the case was really about.

Did Roberts Switch Vote on ObamaCare Ruling?

Either the majority and dissenting opinions in NFIB v. Sebelius were among the sloppiest in Supreme Court history or the Chief Justice switched sides at the 11th hour.

Ahead Of Supreme Court Decision, Second Guessing Among ObamaCare Supporters

With the Supreme Court’s decision imminent, many supporters of the PPACA are starting to second guess the Obama Administration’s legal strategy.

In Advance Of ObamaCare Ruling, The Attacks On The Supreme Court Begin

We don’t know what the Supreme Court will have to say about the Affordable Care Act, but their decision is already being attacked.

Why Has Public Approval Of The Supreme Court Declined?

Public opinion of the Supreme Court has declined in recent years. But It’s not because of anything the Court did.

ObamaCare And The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy

Is the Supreme Court risking it’s legitimacy if it strikes down the individual mandate?

Virginia’s Foolish Personhood Law

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

Christian Conservatives Have A Very Selective Memory Of Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan wasn’t really much a of a “Christian Conservative.”

It’s Not About Contraceptives, It’s About Privacy

Do the Republican candidates believe that American citizens have a right to privacy? Someone should ask them.

The GOP’s Bizarre Iowa Debate/Forum/Church Revival Meeting

Did you know there was another GOP debate last night? Well, you didn’t miss much.

Rick Santorum: Hey, Let’s Get Rid Of The Judges

Like some other Republicans, Rick Santorum has an odd view of the judiciary.

The GOP Field’s War On The Federal Judiciary

Many of the Republican candidates for President advocate ideas that would restrict the power of the Federal Judiciary.

Abortion Comments Could Pose Problems For Herman Cain

Herman Cain’s comments about abortion could pose a problem for him with social conservatives.

Once Again, Romney Wins And Perry Falters In GOP Debate

Last night’s Republican debate is likely to raise more questions about Rick Perry in the minds of voters.

Will Obama’s Perceived Weakness Cause Republicans To Overreach?

Assuming that the President is easy to beat could cause Republicans to move too far to the right.

Rick Perry Is A Tenth Amendment Hypocrite

First it was same-sex marriage, now it’s a abortion. Rick Perry hasn’t met a Constitutional Amendment usurping state power he doesn’t like.

A Libertarian Moment?

Recent polls seem to indicate a shift in public opinion in a more libertarian direction.

Romney Clarifies Abortion Stance, Takes His Own Pledge

Mitt Romney sought to clarify his pro-life bona fides yesterday. But, will it matter?

Abortion Funding ≠ Abortion Rights

Critics of the GOP’s efforts to restrict Federal funding of abortion and related services confuse the concept of the right to have an abortion with the idea that someone has a claim on taxpayer dollars.

Who’s A Conservative?

While most Americans consider themselves “conservatives,” some conservatives exclude most Americans from the definition.

Filibuster Reform Appears To Be Dead

Once again, it looks like efforts to reform the Senate’s filibuster rules have fallen victim to that old devil politics.

What If Roe v. Wade Were Reversed? Europe Offers A Guide

A somewhat surprising court decision from the European Union gives a glimpse of what the situation in the United States would be if Roe v. Wade were overturned.

The Beginning Of The End Of Social Conservatism?

The repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is a sign that the political ground is shifting. Will the GOP take notice?

Gary Johnson: Yea, I Inhaled. Two Years Ago, Actually.

What will Republicans think of a candidate for President who admitted to smoking marijuana as recently as two years ago?

Kagan Backtracks On “Meaningful Discussion Of Legal Issues”

Elena Kagan’s interest in vigorous and open confirmation hearings ended roughly the moment she was sworn in by the Senate Judiciary Committee.