National Legal Organization Rebuts Obama: Planned Parenthood is Not Licensed to Perform Mammograms

National Legal Organization Rebuts Obama: Planned Parenthood is Not Licensed to Perform Mammograms

An attorney with a national Christian legal organization is asserting that Barack Obama’s statement regarding Planned Parenthood during Tuesday night’s presidential debate is false. During the debate in Hempstead, New York, Obama stated, “[T]here are millions of women all across the country who rely on Planned Parenthood for — not just contraceptive care — they […]

Romney Releases New Television Ad Underscoring Support for Abortion, Contraception

Romney Releases New Television Ad Underscoring Support for Abortion, Contraception

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has released a new television advertisement underscoring his support for abortion and contraception. The thirty second advertisement, geared toward women voters, features Sarah Minto, who outlines that she had concerns about Romney’s “extreme” abortion views until she realized that he wasn’t completely opposed to abortion after all. “You know, those […]

Obama, Romney Agree: Employers Must Cover Contraception

Obama, Romney Agree: Employers Must Cover Contraception

During the second presidential debate between incumbent Barack Obama and his Republican contender Mitt Romney, both agreed that employers should be mandated to provide contraception coverage to their staff. The debate was held Tuesday night at Hofstra University near Long Island, New York, and was moderated by CNN’s Candy Crowley. While the night centered mostly […]

First Presidential Debate Squares Off Candidates on Economy, Obamacare and Big Government

First Presidential Debate Squares Off Candidates on Economy, Obamacare and Big Government

Presidential incumbent Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney participated in the first of three presidential debates last night, squaring off on everything from the economy to Obamacare and big government. The debate took place at the University of Denver and was moderated by PBS News Hour host Jim Lehrer. Lehrer presented a number […]

Nazarene Pastor Petitions Hobby Lobby to Drop Suit Opposing Obamacare’s Morning-After Pill Mandate

Nazarene Pastor Petitions Hobby Lobby to Drop Suit Opposing Obamacare’s Morning-After Pill Mandate

A Nazarene pastor, a liberal faith-based group and others are voicing their objection to the recent lawsuit filed by the arts and crafts store Hobby Lobby, which was the first Christian business to challenge Obamacare’s morning-after pill mandate, stating that the drug is a necessary form of birth control. However, Hobby Lobby is contending that […]

Illinois Appeals Court Upholds Pharmacists’ Right to Refuse Sale of Abortion-Inducing Drugs

Illinois Appeals Court Upholds Pharmacists’ Right to Refuse Sale of Abortion-Inducing Drugs

An appeals court in the state of Illinois has upheld a lower court ruling, which declared that pharmacists in the state have the right to refuse to sell abortion-inducing drugs to their clients. The opinion, released by a three-judge panel of Justices Knecht, Steigmann and Pope, is part of a seven-year battle fought by pharmacists […]

International Symposium Concludes Abortion Never Necessary to Save Mother’s Life

International Symposium Concludes Abortion Never Necessary to Save Mother’s Life

An international symposium on maternal healthcare in Dublin has concluded that abortion is never medically necessary to save the life of a mother. Eamon O’Dwyer, professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynaecology at NUI Galway and a conference organizer, said its outcome would provide “clarity and confirmation” to doctors and legislators dealing with these issues. The […]

Romney: I Would Keep Parts of Obamacare

Romney: I Would Keep Parts of Obamacare

Health care grabbed the spotlight Sunday with less than two months until Election Day in the deadlocked race. Mitt Romney said he would retain some popular parts of the new health care law he has pledged to repeal, while President Barack Obama focused attention in all-important Florida on the Republican ticket’s stand on Medicare, an […]

Reagan and Bush-Appointed Judges Uphold Taxpayer-Funded Embryonic Stem Cell Research

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to order the Obama administration to stop funding embryonic stem cell research, despite complaints the work relies on destroyed human embryos. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld a lower court decision throwing out a lawsuit that challenged federal funding […]