By Paul Bedard | 11/26/13 08:58 AM
Former Sen. Alan Simpson, the Republican Party's plain-speaking king of controversy, has new targets: the Tea Party and abortion.
By David Freddoso | 11/23/13 06:30 PM
When Democrats invoked the so-called “nuclear option” last week, changing Senate rules to let President Obama's judicial nominees go through with simple majority votes, their opportunism was evident.
By Associated Press | 11/20/13 07:17 AM
A third of Texas' abortion clinics will stay closed after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to intervene in an ongoing legal dispute over a tough new law that Planned Parenthood claims unconstitutionally restricts women's rights.
11/19/13 07:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Texas to continue enforcing abortion restrictions that opponents say have led more than a third of the state's clinics to stop providing abortions. The justices voted 5-4 to leave in effect a provision requiring doctors who...
By Gregory Kane | 11/17/13 08:12 PM
Is there really a “right” to have an abortion? No, there is not. Indisputably, unequivocally, there is not. And it was a liberal that proved it to us. It happened 36 years ago, just as the Hyde Amendment, which prohibited federal funding for abortions, was being debated in Congress....
By Paul Bedard | 11/14/13 11:23 AM
A new undercover probe of a controversial New Mexico abortion clinic shows that doctors kill the fetus with an injection into the bottom or head of the fetus, calling it the “humane way to do it” in part because they don’t believe the baby feels pain. The video from anti-abortion group...
By Associated Press | 11/12/13 09:44 AM
The Supreme Court is declining to revive Oklahoma's strict ultrasound law for women seeking abortions.
By Gary Bauer | 11/11/13 03:39 PM
Of all the lessons to be gleaned from Ken Cuccinelli's narrow loss in the Virginia gubernatorial election, here's the one I fear Republicans will refuse to learn: The McCain and Romney campaign strategy of running away from debates over values issues is an abject loser. Cuccinelli's opponent,...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 10:56 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas attorney general hopeful Barry Smitherman turned some heads when he suggested this summer that many aborted fetuses might have voted Republican had they been born. Upon further reflection, he still insists it's a no-brainer. "What we've seen in our state is that...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/08/13 04:37 PM
President Obama's old campaign operation rallied the troops today, warning of a "pretty scary" ban on abortions in the sixth month of pregnancy that voters in Albuquerque, N.M., might pass. "Something pretty scary is happening in Albuquerque right now," Kaili Lambe, who manages women's issues...
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