Priests for Life is challenging the Department of Health and Human Services’ contraception mandate in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., and is joined by other individual plaintiffs. The challenge asserts that the plaintiffs’ religious freedoms are being violated by forcing them to provide no-cost access to contraceptives, including those that induce abortion.
An exposé by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the ATF engaged in rogue tactics to go after guns on the street, including exploiting the mentally ill, purchasing weapons at extremely high costs, and allowing minors to smoke marijuana and drink.
ObamaCare continues struggling to stay afloat after its disastrous launch on October 1. With the healthcare website plagued by significant glitches and low enrollment numbers, some are wondering if the president's signature law will even be able to ride out its first year. Much of its survival depends on the registration of young, healthy, and uninsured Americans; however, data reveal that very few people matching that criteria have signed up for insurance, and many seem to have no intention to do so.
In an attempt to salvage the failed launch of the healthcare law, President Obama is planning an event at the White House in which he will ask hand-picked Americans to go on display to illustrate the alleged benefits of the healthcare law. And in case that does not do a sufficient job of undoing the damage that the healthcare law has done to Obama’s reputation, the White House is laying out plans to bailout insurance companies to help offset the loss of revenue and profit that the industry is experiencing under ObamaCare.
A document leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals that the NSA is intent on maintaining its dominance in intelligence collection and has pledged to expand upon those powers.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is once again being called upon to explain the use of taxpayer dollars related to ObamaCare, this time, for health insurance co-ops.
As the disastrous blunders continue to pile up in the wake of the launch of ObamaCare, Americans are learning that there is far more to be angry about than simply a costly and inefficient website. It is becoming clear as the healthcare measure takes effect that many of the president's promises made during the campaign for the law are being broken.
Data reveal that billions of American taxpayer dollars continue to fund questionable or openly corrupt contractors in Afghanistan. The findings underscore the inability of the American military to filter suspicious contractors from the thousands who work with the United States on a regular basis to build bases and transport supplies.
The Supreme Court struck down an Oklahoma official's request for appeal that sought to restore Oklahoma’s ultrasound law, which would have allowed women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn child prior to an abortion. The Supreme Court has opted to let a state Supreme Court ruling on the 2011 Oklahoma ultrasound law remain in effect.
Suspicions are raised as the White House is refusing to make Healthcare.gov technician Todd Park available for questioning. The House Oversight Committee requested that Park appear for a hearing next Wednesday, but the White House has issued a response indicating that Park is far too busy attending to the needs of the ObamaCare enrollment portal.