The Real Cost of Limiting Access to Abortion Services

Many states are enacting new legislation to shut down abortion clinics by adding draconian restrictions and requirements that are impossible for most clinics to meet. For example, Arizona and Texas passed bills outlawing FDA-approved abortion-inducing medication, forcing women seeking abortions to undergo more invasive and time-consuming surgical abortions instead. Arizona's attempt at enforcing a ban on … Continue reading The Real Cost of Limiting Access to Abortion Services

A Regulatory Nightmare in Reverse

by JUSTIN GRANT The Obama administration has altered more federal rules than the George W. Bush administration, prompting one commentator to call this administration “a killing ground for protective rules.” In spite of this, cries continue to ring out that the economy is suffering from over-regulation. If only businesses could be left unfettered, goes the … Continue reading A Regulatory Nightmare in Reverse

The Film That Shocked the World

by LIBAN YOUSUF As Americans were mourning the anniversary of 9/11 this week, we received more tragic news. The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya was attacked resulting in the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. What motivated these attacks? The answer is not entirely clear. What we do know, however, is this: … Continue reading The Film That Shocked the World

Truthiness

By MATHEW WADSWORTH It is convention season in America, and as anyone who has glanced at any news website after a big political speech knows, that means it is spin, half-truth, mistruth, and outright lie season in America. One Fox News commentator declared that Paul Ryan’s convention speech was good news for the economy because “The Romney-Ryan campaign … Continue reading Truthiness

Fake Fraud: Subterfuge in the Name of Justice

By JUSTIN GRANT Voter fraud is a serious problem, and we must do everything we can to ensure the fairness and integrity of our elections. Undoubtedly, you have heard this sentiment expressed countless times in the past several months. The prospect is at once compelling and frightening, especially at a time when potentially unlimited corporate … Continue reading Fake Fraud: Subterfuge in the Name of Justice