Same-sex married couples find themselves confronted by federal law when it comes to federal benefits. When these couples attempt to add their "spouses" to their federal healthcare plan, they are rejected, simply because while individual states may recognize same-sex unions, federal law does not. Joanne Pederson and Ann Meitzen have experienced this obstacle first-hand, and as a result, intend to file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, a 1996 law that prohibits the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage.

collegeKeen observers of the political scene have noticed for decades, if not centuries, that when government policies create a problem, officials seldom rescind those policies. Instead they pile on new ones, which create additional problems, which they then attempt to fix with still more interventions, and so on, ad infinitum.

Over 500 babies — a conservative estimate according to reports — were saved from abortion during this Fall’s “40 Days For Life” campaign, after a massive mobilization of pro-life forces around the world.

La RazaEarlier this year, a public school district in Arizona eliminated a radical taxpayer-funded La Raza studies program that was accused of igniting “racial hostility.” According to a group of teachers in Arizona, however, closing the program was “unconstitutional and restricts free speech.”

According to recent guidelines set by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in a report entitled, “International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education,” “It is never too early to start talking to children about sexual matters.”