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President Obama met with Catholic Pope Francis at the Vatican for 52 minutes March 27, and largely avoided policy disagreements during the private conversation. The conversation comes at a time when dozens of large Catholic Church institutions have engaged in class action lawsuits requiring religious institutions to purchase insurance birth control devices the church opposes, even for celibate priests and nuns who would have no use for the devices.

The Georgia state legislature has passed a bill protecting the right of citizens of that state to keep and bear arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment.

 

The Obama administration announced that the March 31 deadline for enrolling in coverage on the federal insurance exchange will be extended for anyone claiming to have already started the process.

According to Pew, the generation following the millennials may be the first in American history to be more than 50 percent non-white. What does this mean for our nation's political and cultural future?

South Carolina's Lindsey Graham has become the neoconservative Republican targeted by Tea Party and liberty movement organizations nationally, and the South Carolina U.S. Senate primary on June 10 may be the most important race of the 2014 campaign.

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