Bully bill forces pregnancy centers to promote state-funded abortions

Less than a year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court found that engaging in business doesn’t demand the surrender of speech and faith freedoms. Still, that hasn’t stopped a gaggle of state legislators from trying to impose on pregnancy centers a law mandating they promote abortion services That’s right — the California Assembly on Tuesday passed […]

Persuade “quivering daisies” to do their jobs

To say prolifers feel betrayed by the House of Representative’s failure last month to vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is an understatement. To lay blame at the feet of House leadership, however, is not entirely fair. House leaders had every reason to believe the vote to ban abortions after 20 weeks […]

Once bastions of free speech, campuses now stifle students

We conservatives have long been reviled by the left for what they believe is our deplorable lack of tolerance for, well, just about everything. Our apparent aversion to freedom of speech, in particular, consistently falls near the top of that lengthy list. The inconvenient truth, however, is that it’s conservative speech that’s increasingly under attack, […]

Business owner? Check your religious freedom at the door

There is so much to dislike about Obamacare it might be hard to know where to start were it not for the law’s most egregious flaw: Its brazen assault on religious freedom. Unless you’re a faith-led business owner, or a group of nuns that cares for the poor, or one of thousands of religion-affiliated hospitals […]

Abortion battle is first about human rights

In the ongoing battle against abortion, an oft-used strategy by the pro-choice movement is to dismiss those who cite faith in their opposition to the practice. Such opposition, it’s been said, imposes religious beliefs on others and so should be disallowed, as if moral beliefs that grow from faith are somehow less legitimate than those […]