The White House is Under Pressure, May Make A Statement Today UPDATED

That is the latest scoop, from  ABC News this morning.

Feb 10, 2012 7:04am

White House to Announce ‘Accommodation’ for Religious Organizations on Contraception Rule

With the White House under fire for its new rule requiring employers including religious organizations to offer health insurance that fully covers birth control coverage, ABC News has learned that later today the White House — possibly President Obama himself — will likely announce an attempt to accommodate these religious groups. [Read more…]

Yes, the Obama Administration has “Uncorked It” UPDATED

That’s aviator speak for “lost control of it.” That much is obvious. Bloggers Amie Parnes and Sam Baker up on The Hill, share the scoop with us in their post, Obama Administration Struggles to Contain Uproar over Birth-control Rule. [Read more…]

The Latest Lawsuit Against HHS is Filed by EWTN

Details are at the National Catholic Register, which is owned by EWTN. Boogity.

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Mr. Obama? The Church Will Bury You

So says a couple of secular journalists in the Business Insider article with the greatest title ever. Time to Admit it: The Church Has Always Been Right On Birth Control. Here’s a taste, [Read more…]

Senator Rand Paul Quotes a Papal Encylical?!

Yes.He.Does. Right here in his article in today’s National Review Online.

That is the third time he has impressed me with telling folks that Seizure’s power grab is a little too much to stand. Remember the first time? That was when he was one of only four senators to vote “no” on the defense spending bill that stripped us of habeas corpus, and made us subject to indefinite detention. The second time he impressed me was on January 22, 2012 when he refused to cooperate with TSA at the Nashville airport when he was trying to get back to D.C. for the March for Life.

Bravo Zulu, Senator Paul.

So, About the “Freedom of Conscience” Petition UPDATED

The Freedom of Conscience petition

Good news! “The Petition” is now number three on the list of “popular” petitions over at the White House website. Who would have thought it possible, given it’s humble origins? [Read more…]

Steven Greydanus reminds us to never…

trust Lucy with the football. No, Obama is NOT looking to compromise or backdown. < <==Read that in it's entirety, por favor before going any further.Now, remember the council of Our King? [Read more…]

NARAL’s Petition is still chasing us…UPDATED

It’s kind of like this, folks. [Read more…]

NARAL Wants to Make this A Petition Race? UPDATED

Evidently. You see, not content with convincing the Administration into drafting a program that will strip religious organizations of their conscience protections, NARAL, and their allies, have launched their own petition too. Last night, when I first sighted it on my scope, it had 290 signatures. [Read more…]

The Neat Thing That Happens When Folks Get Excited…

about something that is larger than themselves is, they get really, selflessly, creative. For example, a reader made an Excel Spreadsheet plotting the growth of signatures on the White House petition so far. Seriously, that lands right up there in the “People are Awesome” department, don’t you think?. Then, he took the spreadsheet and made the following graph out of it, [Read more…]