In an unusually direct appeal to voters, the Senate's top Democrat says that to block "an ideological nominee" to the Supreme Court, people should "tell your senators" to oppose anyone from the president's list.
Pope Francis denounces abortion, urges families to accept the children that God gives them.
Perhaps the pontiff can inspire some self-examination among our graceless leaders and provoke a rebellion by the decent people, or humble day-to-day saints.
Friday's rally in Washington, D.C., showed that not all opponents of abortion rights think alike.
Claiming an opponent has violated a sacred rule of decorum is a time-honored and effective way of discrediting that person in the eyes of an audience used to deferring to authority and tradition. That's exactly what Michigan's House Republicans did to Rep. Lisa Brown on Thursday.
Did you hear that a Planned Parenthood clinic in McKinney, Texas, was firebombed last Tuesday? If you read only the conservative press, then chances are you didn't. (more)
Focus on the Family, a Colorado-based Christian conservative group, is really breaking its bank. The group announced it is buying 30 seconds of Super Bowl ad time during which it will air an anti-abortion message featuring former University of Florida star quarterback Tim Tebow.