‘It Goes without Saying’?

Friday the 13th was an unlucky day for the Obama administration. That afternoon Brooklyn federal judge Brian Cogan enjoined enforcement of the HHS “contraception” mandate against a host of Catholic ...
Politics & Policy

A Pope Resigns

Pope Benedict’s resignation raises a host of questions that the Church has not had to face in  600 years. Among them is whether renouncing the papal office (for the reasons ...
Politics & Policy

The Law as Therapist

The Obama administration’s contraception mandate touched off a firestorm when it was announced on January 20. Lawsuits challenging the rule were soon filed. Republican presidential hopefuls vowed to reverse it. ...

Let’s Get Hysterical

’Tis the season for state legislators to get together. Some of them have turned their minds to regulating abortion. My own Indiana General Assembly (now that the house Democrats have ...

Does This Mean DOMA Is Doomed?

Ed Whelan is right as usual in his post about the Obama administration’s decision to stop defending (sic) the Defense of Marriage Act in court, especially when he writes that ...