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  • 'CookieCott' targets Girl Scouts in latest cookie sales controversy

    'CookieCott' targets Girl Scouts in latest cookie sales controversy
    For Girl Scouts leaders, responding to criticism during the annual cookie sale ritual seems to have become as routine as helping the youngsters sell the sweets. The latest charge comes from an old foe of the Girl Scouts, Pro-Life Waco, a Texas...
  • The U.N. goes too far in faulting the Vatican for its theology

    The U.N. goes too far in faulting the Vatican for its theology
    A United Nations committee made headlines this week when it released a report criticizing the Vatican — a nation-state as well as the center of Roman Catholicism — for allowing priests to abuse tens of thousands of children over the years. The...
  • Mike Huckabee mansplains women's libidos and contraception at RNC

    Mike Huckabee mansplains women's libidos and contraception at RNC
    I am genuinely starting to feel sorry for the Republican Party, which has become so adept at shooting itself in the foot over women’s issues that it should probably put a moratorium on discussing them for a while. The Democrats’ accusation...
  • Republican Mike Huckabee wades into 'war on women'

    Republican Mike Huckabee wades into 'war on women'
    Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee lobbed a grenade — a big one — Thursday into the rumbling dispute about whether the Republican party has declared a “war on women.” Speaking at the Republican National Committee’s...
  • Mike Huckabee says the GOP is on women's side. Readers say: Really?

    Mike Huckabee says the GOP is on women's side. Readers say: Really?
    Remember when Mike Huckabee was a folksy, refreshing alternative to the politically entrenched types he shared the stage with during those GOP debates before the 2008 election? An unashamed conservative he certainly was, but he was also nice enough....
  • The Little Sisters' case against Obamacare gets even more absurd

    The Little Sisters' case against Obamacare gets even more absurd
    The Supreme Court on Friday gave the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic order of nuns, temporary relief on their claim that filling out a government form saying they're against providing contraceptive services to employees was tantamount to...
  • Christine Whitman recalls her 1995 GOP State of the Union response

    Christine Whitman recalls her 1995 GOP State of the Union response
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans accused of waging a "war on women" attempted to send a message to the nation with the selection of Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top woman in GOP leadership and a mother of three, to deliver the party's...
  • Seeking support from women, GOP changes messenger but not message

    Seeking support from women, GOP changes messenger but not message
    Like almost all of the State of the Union speeches before it, Tuesday’s was visually dominated by men: The television screen filled most of the time with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in dark suits and medium-blue ties; next to Biden,...
  • The pope, the pill and the court

     The pope, the pill and the court
    Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that a group of Colorado nuns will not be required to offer contraceptive coverage to employees while pursuing its legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The nuns' action highlights the misunderstandings and...
  • Obamacare lawsuit forces order of nuns into the public eye

    Obamacare lawsuit forces order of nuns into the public eye
    People recognized St. Jeanne Jugan by the begging basket she carried while walking down the roads of Brittany, in northwest France, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Going from door to door, Jugan would ask people for money, gifts —...
  • Martin Bashir resigns from MSNBC after trashing Sarah Palin on air

    Martin Bashir resigns from MSNBC after trashing Sarah Palin on air
    Good riddance, Martin Bashir. Almost three weeks after his despicable on-air trashing of Sarah Palin, MSNBC host Martin Bashir has lost his job. That’s a hefty price to pay, but a fair one. I stand with Sarah Palin on this one. What...