Social conservatives have lost the fight on gay marriage. Regardless of what the Supreme Court rules, public opinion seems to have shifted irreversibly. Here are seven ways social conservatives fumbled the issue:
The substantive case against gay marriage collapsed in the Supreme Court last week.
As the United States and South Korea strengthen their defenses amid blood-curdling threats from a North Korea that continues to strengthen its nuclear and missile capability, the truth has to be faced: U.S. policy toward North Korea is not working.
She’s not a billionaire, social media celebrity, or best-selling author. In an era of uber-bling, she’s distinctly unter-bling. By her own admission, she was a bit of a klutz as a young woman. But Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor for the last eight years, has quietly become the most powerful woman in the world.
As the arguments unfurled in Tuesday’s case on same-sex marriage, the Supreme Court justices sounded more and more cranky. Things were moving too fast for them.
With the issue of same-sex marriage argued before the Supreme Court and raging elsewhere in America, a question:
The bipartisan Gang of Eight senators hammering out immigration reform got through some dicey moments and was looking to finish its work. Until last week, that is, when they ran into the question of what to do about workers coming to the United States temporarily to fill jobs that most Americans are unwilling to do.
The nation was awash last week in stories about the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. It’s almost enough to make you nostalgic.
No sooner had Arkansas adopted the country’s most regressive abortion law earlier this month – a ban after about 12 weeks of pregnancy – than North Dakota lowered its limit to as early as six weeks. Both measures are expected to be ruled unconstitut-ional, but here’s my question: Is North Dakota that much more conservative than, say, South Dakota, where abortions are permitted up to 24 weeks?
In February, President Barack Obama delivered a speech in Chicago about strengthening the middle class and reducing gun violence. He made an observation that drew little attention but has the potential to bring together gridlocked Republicans and Democrats.
The best nominated film not to win an Oscar this year is “The Invisible War,” a riveting account of sexual assault in the military focusing on the elite Marine barracks in Washington, D.C., just blocks from the White House and a bridge away from the Pentagon.
March is Women’s History Month, but the headlines give us little to celebrate.
Some years ago, I was called by one of my patients who had just suffered severe rejection in a love relationship. She told me that she was on her way to buy a gun but thought she might call me first. I suggested that she come see me before she purchased a gun so we could talk it over.
When President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet this week for what will almost certainly be an intense and lengthy conversation about Iran’s nuclear program, it will be the president, not the prime minister, who drives the discussion.
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The 911 call last month that led to an emergency dispatcher begging workers at a Bakersfield, Calif., senior living facility to perform CPR on a woman captured the attention of the public. A staff worker told the dispatcher it was against the facility’s policy to intervene. The woman, Lorraine Bayless, died.
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