August 14, 2007

Tax Cuts for the Really, Really Rich Are Really, Really Expensive

by Joan Entmacher For those who aren’t spending their summer at the Hamptons, the good people at Citizens for Tax Justice have come through with some great August reading: New IRS Data Pegs Cost of Special Low

August 13, 2007

Doctors react to Gonzales v. Carhart

by Gretchen Borchelt Check out this editorial in the latest edition of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).  In it, two doctors respond to the Supreme Court’s decision

August 10, 2007

A Taxing Question: Can You Get Something for Nothing?

by Cristina Martin Firvida In the aftermath of the Minnesota bridge collapse last week, a daring new plan began to emerge to ensure the safety of your commute: fix the bridges that are broken. Of course, bridges

August 10, 2007

Yet Another Pharmacy Refusal Lawsuit

by Gretchen Borchelt and Jill Morrison Is Judge Jeanne Scott of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois reading our blog? 

August 6, 2007

Paternal consent (NOT A TYPO)

Jill Morrison and Gretchen Borchelt Yes you read that right.  My fingers didn't slip.  Ohio wants a woman to seek permission from whoever impregnated her before she can get an abortion.  Sure-we've all heard about paRENTtal consent

August 2, 2007

“Pro-family”, but against children’s health insurance?

FRC shows its true colors by Steph Sterling The House voted last night on a bill that would reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which provides health insurance to more than 6 million low-income children and 300,000 parents. 

August 1, 2007

A “Very Reasonable Person” Challenges Tax Breaks for Private Equity—From Inside the Industry

by Joan Entmacher Something surprising happened at yesterday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing.  A venture capitalist, Bill Stanfill, took on his own industry – and told the committee that Congress should eliminate the special tax breaks that he

July 31, 2007

The House Made it Right, Will the Senate Follow?

by Fatima Goss Graves

July 31, 2007

The real crime in Oklahoma?

by Jill Morrison

July 30, 2007

Give a Break to Teachers Working with Young Children

by Helen Blank