The lawsuits challenging the contraception benefit in the Affordable Care Act are less about birth control and more about a larger strategy to use the First Amendment to challenge government regulatory power.
The new policy in Greece, New York, appears to cut out non-Christians and atheists from opening town meetings with an invocation.
The Obama administration announced another change to the religious accommodation to the birth control benefit, and predictably conservatives hate it.
Signed on Thursday, the law takes the prosecution of military sexual assault cases out of the chain of command and into the hands of civilian prosecutors in California.
Advocates asked a federal court to block the measure before it takes effect next month.
Instead of notifying insurers of their objections, religiously affiliated nonprofits will now file their objection directly with the Department of Health and Human Services.
Making abortion more difficult to access does not wave a magic wand that converts women with unwanted pregnancies into beaming mothers-to-be.
The bill was introduced early this year after the Center for Investigative Reporting found that women in California prisons were being sterilized under potentially illegal circumstances.
The one-page order almost guarantees the Supreme Court takes up the question of marriage equality next term.
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced that it will ask the Iowa Supreme Court to review a decision by a lower court allowing the Iowa Board of Health to ban the use of telemedicine for abortion services.