Hurricane Sandy has tested the resolve and the resources of the American people, but it has proven to be yet another opportunity for the American people to showcase their generosity and charitable natures.

Planned Parenthood has won a temporary victory in its efforts to block a Texas law that would defund abortion providers in the state's women's health program. In August a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the law, which prohibits the state from contracting under the Texas Women's Health Program with organizations that “perform or promote elective abortions or affiliate with entities that perform or promote elective abortions” 

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a state supreme court ruling that denies the voters of Oklahoma their right to decide on a pro-life personhood initiative in that state.

Ruth Sweats, a woman at a senior citizens housing complex in Minneapolis, was forbidden to talk about her faith because the apartment received funds from the federal government. 

U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock has been attacked by both Democrats and members of his own Republican Party for saying that a child conceived because of rape is still a gift from God.