HHS on Townhall

Paul Greenberg - Wed Feb 22

It's really not fair or accurate to say this administration has declared war on religion. Its policy isn't that clear. If it has one. And if it does, that policy keeps changing, depending on who's exerting what pressures at the time. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Sat Feb 18

They said it would never lead to rationing. But rationing is already here. Under the latest assault by the Obama administration, they are rationing our rights. ... more

Paul Kengor - Thu Feb 2

America’s Catholic bishops are princes of diplomacy, highly educated, erudite, men of tact, propriety. They’re asked to shepherd the flock with a long historical timeframe—like, say, eternity. They tend not to have knee-jerk reactions to issues of the moment. ... more

Bob Beauprez - Mon Oct 24

The shell game accounting that was employed in March 2010 by the White House and Democrats in Congress to pretend that ObamaCare would actually reduce the federal deficit was embarrassingly transparent. ... more

Emmett Tyrrell - Thu Oct 20

I do not know what the learned political scientists of the Republic say about it, but it seems to me that the laws of the land are now so poorly written that almost no one knows what they mean. That is a government bureaucrat's delight! ... more

Baptist Press - Mon Oct 3

Land protests rule on abortion-causing drugs ... more

Ken Blackwell - Sat Oct 1

Daniel Webster was the most famous lawyer of his day. In 1819, the “Godlike Daniel” stood before the U.S. Supreme Court and argued passionately for the right of Dartmouth College to govern itself, and not to be brought under the rule of the New Hampshire legislature. ... more

Baptist Press - Thu Sep 29

FIRST-PERSON: Just say 'no' to abstinence, our gov't says ... more

Matthew Bowman - Thu Sep 29

On Thursday September 29, 2011, the Alliance Defense Fund submitted a comment to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, pointing out the illegal character of HHS’s proposal to mandate that the vast majority of religious entities, individuals, and insurance plans must cover abortifacients, contraceptive and sterilizing drugs, devices and information. ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Fri Sep 16

Seventy years old, Bob Turner was retired with 13 grandchildren, sitting comfortably in the Breezy Point section of Queens, N.Y. to enjoy life and be generous to his church and family. But now he's one of 435 legislators trying to get something constructive done in a town that often seems poised for something very different. ... more

Matt Barber - Sat Sep 3

In “Batman,” the Joker rhetorically asks a young Bruce Wayne: “Tell me, kid – you ever danced with the devil by the pale moonlight?” Well, I have. Not by the pale moonlight, but in a brightly lit Four Points Sheraton in Baltimore, Md. ... more

Matthew Bowman - Wed Aug 17

When the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently put forth their new health coverage mandates, people of faith – and particularly people of faith who operate and work for faith-based organizations – saw the pro-abortion administration’s handwriting on the wall. ... more

Rebecca Hagelin - Wed Aug 10

New HHS regs mandate free contraceptive coverage as preventive care: they trample the conscience rights of believers and restrict Americans' economic choices. ... more

Steve Chapman - Sun Jun 26

It's not unusual for the federal government to provoke widespread retching among its citizens, but it rarely does so intentionally. The new warning labels required on cigarette packs, however, have that goal. Designed to evoke disgust with smoking, they may also induce revulsion at excessive uses of power. ... more

Helen Whalen Cohen - Wed Jun 22