Legal Issues

A Vote for “Progressives” is a Vote for Tired, Failed Ideas

Originally posted on http://townhall.com/columnists/joyoverbeck/2014/11/03/a-vote-for-progressives-is-a-vote-for-tired-failed-ideas-n1912713/page/full

Whenever the media high foreheads or anyone else labels “progressive” those politicians and agendas that any fair-minded person would term way-out-left zany liberal, my ears bleed. Letting liberals get away with pretending they are progressive is… Continue reading

If Christians Don’t Vote, More Christians Will Be Persecuted

Originally published at http://townhall.com/columnists/joyoverbeck/2014/10/31/if-christians-dont-vote-more-christians-will-be-persecuted-n1911516

Mike Huckabee said on his show recently that only about 40 million of the 80 million evangelical Christians in America are even registered to vote. Only about half of those actually vote in presidential elections and… Continue reading

“Humanitarian Catastrophe” or Murder…

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit the Holocaust museum in Washington DC. I highly recommend visiting, if you have not been there. The museum takes the visitor through the events that led up to the atrocities, the trials and includes following life journeys of some of the survivors. A historical lens worth looking into. Continue reading

Butt Out of my Medicine Cabinet-It’s Not About Birth Control

The Supreme Court today sided with Hobby Lobby, and other similarly situated privately held companies, allowing them to choose not to offer specific types of birth control in their health benefits package.

The religious freedom argument is ubiquitous today, and… Continue reading

If You Want Equal Pay, Don’t Work for a Democrat

Democrats like to rant about the inequality of women making less than men. Why then does Colorado Democrat Senator Mark Udall pay his women staffers 25% less than his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner? Other Democrats like Colorado Rep. Jared Polis, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, even Obama -- all pay women staffers less than men. Just who is warring on women here? Continue reading

Wage gap isn’t so simple

First posted at: http://www.denverpost.com/Opinion/ci_25588383/Kafer:-Wage-gap-isnt-so-simple  Look up the old saying, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics,” and you’ll see this as exhibit A: Women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns.Politicians… Continue reading

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