Now, the Republicans' first order of business with Mitch McConnell sharing Senate Majority Leader duties with Ted Cruz is precisely what they did when they won the House majority in 2010; attack women's right to choose when they give birth.
As the group of bishops were the instigators behind the Neo-American religious imposition as freedom ideology, it was not surprising that they came up with yet another twist on how they exercise "their" religious freedom.
Republicans and religious conservatives detest the 14th Amendment for myriad reasons, but chief among them is the guarantee of equal rights for Americans not in the biblical mold championed by Neo Christians; single mothers, atheists, Muslims, non-compliant Christians, and particularly gays.
In which Alaska Republican Dan Sullivan's pattern of transferring power over a woman's private choices to the government becomes a campaign issue.
For a senatorial candidate from Iowa, the way to show support for a religious principle is voting for a constitutional amendment that effectively eliminates a woman's constitutional rights, and then claim the amendment really would not do anything at all.
A group of Catholic bishops in America found an easy means to exert control over Christian conservatives and manipulate them to re-establish Vatican control over theocratic and political matters to bring women into subjection to Catholic dogma.
Mitch McConnell is a man on the run from a disastrous week for the Republican Party.
The right wing war on education continues. One of the most active organizations in the right wing’s fight against Common Core is the Home School Legal Defense Association. On the surface, this does not make sense. Why should the HSLDA a group for home schooling parents, care so much about standards that don’t apply to them?
One would think most Americans support the 14th Amendment's prohibition of unequal treatment under the law unflinchingly. Unfortunately, the religious right is intent on abolishing the concept of equality and rejects the idea that no American, or government entity,
Ever since the Hobby Lobby decision there have been two words playing in my head but it had taken a week before I heard anyone else say them aloud. Corporate veil.
When the Catholic conservatives on the High Court ruled that Hobby Lobby Incorporated and the Green family are one in the same due to "its" religion, they effectively tore away the corporate veil making owner(s), shareholders, employees and CEOs personably liable for anything the corporation does.
Gitmo detainees are now citing the Hobby Lobby case as reason that their religious rights should be acknowledged. After all, how can they be less of a person than a corporation?
Two issues alone will have a devastating affect on any religious business or corporation's employees, but after doing a cursory reading of the Hobby Lobby et al complaint, the High Court decision will immediately affect more than just their employees.
The inspiration for Hobby Lobby, and 71 other "religious" corporations, to sue for a religious exemption of the contraception mandate is not about abortion, but about controlling women and inflicting consequences for not adhering to their Puritanical belief that women in their employ, can not, and will not, have sexual relations without paying a heavy price.
Maybe the President regrets intertwining government and religion when he continued George W. Bush's Faith-Based initiatives. Now they are using their connection to the White House to exact recompense in the form of permission to discriminate against the gay community according to their "deeply-held religious beliefs" the Supreme Court cited mercilessly in its ruling for Hobby Lobby.
In fact, there is a desire among many extreme conservatives to hold a new Constitutional Convention to craft a new document that adheres strictly to their vision of a nation the Founding Fathers never intended.
Democrats are wooing single women -- a rising power of a voting bloc, while Republicans spit in their face.
The Trojan Horse in the Hobby Lobby ruling is a term, closely held corporation, that created an opening for nearly all businesses to use the new corporate religious freedom exemption with impunity.
The Guttmacher Institute issued a press release today that should frighten Republicans. Guttmacher points out that the administration could take actions but also, Congress could act through new legislation.
Whether most Americans realize it or not, they have been spectators, victims, and often combatants in a sectarian religious war that one side appealed to, and won, the support of a religious male cabal with the ultimate weapon of mass destruction; the U.S. Constitution.