HHS on Townhall

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

Lurita Doan - Mon Apr 18

President Obama wants to convince the nation that many Americans, most of them small business owners, must pay more tax as “their fair share” of huge, annual deficits. What Mr. Obama never mentions is that he has surrounded himself with key advisors and selected key members of his Administration that are tax cheats. ... more

Michael Barone - Mon Apr 18

Barack Obama is a politician who likes to follow through on long-term strategies and avoid making course corrections. That's how he believes he won in 2008, and since then he's shown that he's not much into details. ... more

Jason Fodeman - Sat Apr 16

While much has been said about the recently passed health care overhaul law and a multitude of cogent arguments have been made as to why the legislation must be repealed, lengthy debates have failed to adequately address how the 2,800 pages will prevent patients from receiving the medical care that they need and want. ... more

Hugh Hewitt - Fri Apr 1

Canny House Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier went out of his way to remind me and my audience this week that House Speaker John Boehner was a "devout Roman Catholic." ... more

Alex Cortes - Mon Mar 28

Significant disagreement lingers among House Republicans on whether fully defunding ObamaCare and Planned Parenthood, non-starters in the Democratic Senate, are worth the political risks associated with a potential government-wide shutdown. ... more

Hugh Hewitt - Wed Mar 16

Speaker John Boehner, GOP Leader Eric Cantor and GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy have been in charge since November 2, and even though their formal power only arrived in January, they have had more than four months to prepare the debate over the CR, the debt ceiling and the FY 2012 budget. ... more

Terry Jeffrey - Wed Mar 16

The Congressional Research Service published a report on Feb. 10 detailing how the Obama administration is planning to spend $105.5 billion that was put on an appropriations autopilot in the health care legislation the Democrat-majority Congress enacted last year. ... more

Phyllis Schlafly - Tue Mar 15

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has again demonstrated her extraordinary leadership in the U.S. House. She discovered $105 billion of taxpayers' money that Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi had hidden in ObamaCare. ... more