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Why such hatred toward America's freedom of religion?
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Lois Capps
The government shutdown has placed thousands of federal workers on unpaid leave, but money is flowing to one group: Congress.
Far from ending the debate over President Obama's health care law, last month's Supreme Court ruling has only stoked the partisan battle over the issue, with both parties taking to the airwaves and the Internet to try to frame the landmark decision ahead of November's elections.
Three weeks before the Democratic National Convention this summer, union leaders plan to hold their own "shadow convention" to promote labor issues they think too many elected officials are ignoring.
Pro-choice leaders and organizations applauded the Obama administration's Friday decision to require almost all employers to provide free birth control in their health insurance, but Catholic leaders quickly vowed to resist the rule.
NPR is not the only partisan political organization that ought to have its public funding cut. Congress should put the American Lung Association (ALA) on the chopping block, too.
"That was what the Affordable Care Act was all about," said Rep. Lois Capps, California Democrat. "Fixing a broken health care system ... for women across this country and for their families, this law gets it right."
"The administration deserves credit for standing its ground and following the science," said Rep. Lois Capps, California Democrat.