The lawsuit Zubik v. Burwell, argued on March 23 in the 8-member Supreme Court, involves a small religious minority locked in conflict with, once again, the Affordable Care Act. The suit consolidates seven cases from around the country to launch an attack on the law’s requirement that employers offer no-cost birth control to female employees through […]

Unless you have been completely removed from American political discourse and the news media, for the last few weeks, you have surely heard the name Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk whose unlawful and indignant refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has polarized the nation. Her meteoric rise to political and cultural stardom […]

Senator Ted Cruz, famous for his far right ideology and disinterest in compromise, became, with a speech in a packed auditorium at Liberty University, the first Republican to officially announce his presidential campaign. The school in Lynchburg, Virginia has long championed the causes of the evangelical right. In fact, the school’s resolve to uphold free […]