Pope Francis shakes up the Catholic Church in a blunt new interview seen all over the world. The pope urges his followers to stop obsessing over same-sex marriage, abortion and contraception.
Contraceptive controversy. A surprise ruling by a federal judge allows young girls to get the morning-after pill without a doctor’s or parent’s permission.
Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.
With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
Today ushers in a new provision of the health reform law that makes additional preventive health services available.
A Roman Catholic priest from Hancock is leading parishioners on a 100-mile walk to Baltimore to protest an Obama administration policy requiring private health insurance plans to cover contraception.
Contraception controversy. A showdown between the White House and the Catholic Church is heating up over the president’s mandate to make birth control free.