Legal Issues

Coexistence Following the Gun and Immigration Debates

In his 1831 book celebrating America, Alexis de Tocqueville warned, “In democratic societies, there exists an urge to do something even when the goal is not precise, a sort of permanent fever that turns to innovations, … (which) are always… Continue reading

Does Sex Ed Belong in Your Child’s Classroom?

House Bill 13-1081, proposed by Democratic lawmakers, would add language to Colorado state law defining standards for human sexuality education, and create a program of grants for school districts that want to implement such programs. The program would be run the Department of Public Health and Environment, and the grants would be funded by non-tax sources. Continue reading

Melanie Sturm on Why History Doesn’t Like Bullies

Considered a cancer-surviving “badass on a bike,” it turns out Lance Armstrong is just a badass — and a fraud.

Armstrong’s admission that he doped his way to seven Tour de France titles even prompted CBS News CEO Jeffrey Fager… Continue reading

Who Loves You Baby

 

by Joy Overbeck

Political gurus tell us the candidate the voters find the most ““empathetic, “likable” and “caring” nearly always wins. This explains why, with the Middle East in flames, the economy a disaster, and suffering Americans waiting to… Continue reading

Annie’s Sacrifice

I attended a “Ladies of Faith” dinner last evening.  In addition to the two friends I attended the event with I was seated at a table with eight other ladies that I did not previously know.  There must… Continue reading

It Just “Makes Sense”

A friend suggested the other day that women were overwhelmingly supporting President Obama, and that educated women’s support for him was even stronger.  She sounded a rallying cry that women seek out opportunities for discussion and discourse with other… Continue reading

“War on Women” Fears are Waaay Overblown

What do you fear? And are your fears realistic –  could they actually happen? Do you worry about the nasty contents of an airplane toilet splashing down as you’re enjoying an ice cream cone at the local street fair?… Continue reading

The Lilly Ledbetter Act doesn’t help women, standing up for oneself does.

Lilly has made some women happy in the fight against discrimination in the workplace, but for the most part, she is holding the rest of us down.  Her years of fighting in the courts ended in 2009 with a… Continue reading

Who’s the Most Dangerous Man in America?

The National Organization for Women (NOW) is calling the Republican presidential ticket of Romney and Ryan “the most dangerous men in America,” claiming they want to ban birth control and abortion. Obama groups are running ads with a woman staring… Continue reading

Democrats Invade Your Facebook!

by Joy Overbeck

They’re coming — and they’re after you! (Insert scary music here.) The Democrats are mining your Facebook information in an effort to persuade you to vote for them and donate to their cause.  If you’re one… Continue reading

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