Opening Shots Fired in Obamacare Supreme Court Battle

th-7 Federal lawmakers staked out partisan positions on the eve of Obamacare’s second major showdown before the Supreme Court, with Democrats urging the justices not to create chaos in more than 30 states, while Republicans mapped out an escape route from the contentious health overhaul. The justices will hear arguments Wednesday in a case that considers […] Continue Reading

Free-Range Parents Guilty of 'Unsubstantiated' Child Neglect for Letting Kids Walk Alone

th-6 The Maryland parents who made national headlines in January for letting their 6- and 10-year-old children walk the neighborhood without an adult have been accused of “unsubstantiated” child neglect following an investigation by Montgomery County Child Protective Services. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv, who consider themselves “free-range” parents, say they plan to appeal the decision, The […] Continue Reading

Obama Defends Lack of 'Plan B' for Obamacare Court Case

 President Barack Obama on Monday said he thinks there is no “plausible legal basis” for the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a key plank of Obamacare, defending his administration’s lack of a contingency plan. And he promised to rule on the Keystone XL pipeline before he leaves office, although he would not say whether […] Continue Reading

House Republicans Propose Obamacare 'Off-Ramp'

th-5 Three leading House Republicans are proposing what they call an “off-ramp” from Obamacare if the Supreme Court strikes a major part of the law. In an op-ed published Monday in the Wall Street Journal, Reps. Fred Upton of Michigan, Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and John Kline of Minnesota propose providing people with slightly different tax […] Continue Reading

Nurse Who Survived Ebola to Sue Dallas Hospital

th-1 A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease. Nina Pham told The Dallas Morning News in the interview that she is preparing […] Continue Reading

Planned Parenthood Plans 'Mega-Center' For San Antonio

plannedparenthood65 Abortion provider Planned Parenthood will be opening a 22,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio that has pro-life activists say has violated city zoning laws. If it opens, it would be the largest Planned Parenthood facility in the region. A lawsuit was initiated against Planned Parenthood by a coalition of organization seeking to stop the facility from […] Continue Reading

CPAC Panel: 'Abortion-Centered Feminism is Dead'

th-5 The pro-life political headway gained in 2014 has to be expanded in the next election, pro-life leaders told a standing-room-only session at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday. “I think that abortion-centered feminism is dead,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, founder and president of the Susan B. Anthony List, which has now elected 100 pro-life House […] Continue Reading

Jindal: GOP Leaders in Congress Fear Repealing Health Law

th-4 Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders “fearful” of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law. Jindal, a second-term Republican governor weighing a 2016 presidential candidacy, said the GOP had failed to act on their signature issue in the 2014 midterm elections. Republicans overtook Democrats in the Senate and […] Continue Reading