False complaints of sexual abuse in the military are rising at a faster rate than overall reports of sexual assault, a trend that could harm combat readiness, analysts say.
The early verdicts are in and the Boy Scouts of America's proposed new membership policy pleases no one.
The Boy Scouts of America's plan to drop its ban on gay Scouts but to continue to bar homosexual Scout leaders and employees has advocates on both sides of the issue unhappy.
While the media cheer the Obama administration and Senate Democrats as they exploit the Newtown, Conn., school massacre to push gun-control laws that would hamper law-abiding citizens, they won't connect some more obvious dots to another shooting.
Prominent religious right leader Tony Perkins called on conservatives to stop donating money to congressional Republicans until the party quits its soft talk on gay marriage.
The trial details are nothing short of sensational: A doctor accused of killing seven newborns and a young woman at a filthy Philadelphia clinic strewn with body parts and described as a "slaughterhouse."
The battle for public opinion on gay marriage will be in full swing Tuesday, with supporters and opponents rallying on the streets as the U.S. Supreme Court begins two days of oral arguments on two landmark cases.
Gay marriage goes to the Supreme Court this week, but it's already a major dividing line in the 2016 presidential primaries, where Democrats are scrambling to embrace it and Republicans are searching for a way to balance their traditional beliefs with a new focus on being a kinder, gentler party.
The issue of gay marriage is hurtling toward a Supreme Court date this month, and activists on both sides are fearing — or hoping for — another Roe v. Wade-type decision.