Jack Kenny

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday rejected without comment an appeal from the state of Arizona of a ruling by a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that requires the state to include Planned Parenthood as recipients of payments.

Attorney General Eric Holder added more fuel to the debate over the Obama administration's attitude toward upholding the law Monday when he said in an interview that state attorneys general are not obliged to defend laws they believe are discriminatory.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will release a Pentagon budget Monday calling for reduction in the number of U.S. Army personnel and new lower limits on military pay.

A judge in the U.S. District Court in Detroit will decide if same-sex marriage is bad for children, following a hearing that will begin Tuesday on a civil suit brought by a lesbian couple seeking to marry and adopt each other's children.

An act to grant legal protection to business people who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings is in limbo after winning passage in the Arizona House of Representatives on Thursday.

Friday, 21 February 2014 00:00

Opposition Grows to FCC Media Probe

A planned Federal Communications Commission probe into media news coverage has “bestirred the sleeping media to the threat to life as we know it,” according to an editorial in Thursday’s Washington Times.

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency's application of limits on greenhouse gas emissions from stationary sources such as power plants.

The National Education Association, the nation's largest teachers union and ardent supporter of the Common Core academic standards, has now called the nationwide implementation of the standards "completely botched."

Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00

Rand Paul Says GOP Needs "Transformation"

The Grand Old Party has to become a brand new party if it is going to win national elections again, predicted Rand Paul.

The president's plan to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour would cause the loss of half a million to a million jobs, according to a new report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office.