For the past couple of weeks, Hobby Lobby has been all over the news. Burwell v. Hobby Lobby questioned the role of government in women's reproductive (or really basic) rights and the intended meaning of "religious freedom." The craft-store chain took its fight against the Affordable Care Act's co ... More >>
On Monday, most of us had never heard of the arts and crafts store Hobby Lobby (there's one in Davie on South University Drive). But now, thanks to a controversial 5-4 Supreme Court ruling that sided with the retailer's religious rights, we're all up to speed. And now the American Civil Liberties U ... More >>
Everett Wilkinson, Palm Beach Gardens' Tea Party czar, does not want Obamacare, or its birth control coverage (we certainly hope he wouldn't need the latter).
Yesterday, a piece by FIU philosophy and women's and gender studies professor Laurie Shrage inspired quite the Twitstorm -- as well as one rebuttal, sure to be followed by more today. Titled "Is Forced Fatherhood Fair?" and published Wednesday morning on the New York Times' philosophy blog "The Sto ... More >>
Are you addicted to drugs? Will you be anywhere near Boca Raton tomorrow? Do you want $300? If so, say no more, drug person, because Barbara Harris has an answer.Harris runs Project Prevention, a nonprofit that's gone all over the country giving drug addicts $300 each -- to get sterilized. She says ... More >>
Time to start dusting off those protest signs -- Planned Parenthood opened new digs in Wellington on Monday, and they want to bring your kids -- gasp! -- sexual education.Palm Beach County will have a total of three Planned Parenthood facilities after one in Lake Worth closes this summer, according ... More >>
Fabulous news, everyone. All-around nice guy Rush Limbaugh has found a new way of disseminating the cheery and good-natured messages he conceives every day from Palm Beach. Limbaugh, whose radio show became one of the most popular in the country through a ceaseless commitment to intellectual hone ... More >>
Congressman Allen West sent out his weekly newsletter Monday, barraging his constituents with an almost predictable combination of hyperpatriotic mumbo-jumbo and misguided, pseudo-academic posturing about his favorite book in the history of words, the United States Constitution.Once you get past ... More >>
West doesn't want the clinics in black neighborhoods.At a town hall meeting this week, U.S. Rep. Allen West said he found it "offensive" that many Planned Parenthood programs are located in black neighborhoods.Judith Selzer, vice president of public policy for South Florida's chapter of Planned P ... More >>
Allen West doesn't want women to get prenatal vitamins, either.U.S. Rep. Allen West managed to sound relatively sane for the first hour of his town hall meeting in Palm Beach last night. He used lots of pie charts and graphs to outline bedrock GOP talking points about slashing spending and cuttin ... More >>
Sex-ed teachers want to know: How do you get hormones to listen to reason?
To bead or not to bead, that is the question.
Planned Parenthood benefit rocks Respectable Street
Follow your nose to the Delray Beach Garlic Fest