At a time when President Obama has asked federal agencies to scale back on imposing new regulations, the Food and Drug Administration seems to be moving full steam ahead, at least on food safety.The FDA issued two new rules asserting its authority over the safety of the food supply yesterday.
So are abortion-related policy add-ons really preventing Democrats and Republicans from reaching a deal on a spending bill to keep the government running past midnight Friday?It depends who you ask.Democrats say absolutely. "Mr.
Contraception is not abortion.That's pretty much the bottom line of the new rules President Obama issued today.Those rules are the latest attempt to clarify the details of a much-debated "conscience clause" allowing health care providers to decline care to patients if it would violate their religiou
With the House expected to vote to defund last year's health overhaul law and frequent battles in the Senate over repealing the law all together, things have been pretty ugly here in Washington.But this week brought a small win for moms.
There's only one thing that seems pretty clear about the constitutionality of the provision of the health law that requires most individuals to either have insurance or pay a penalty starting in the year 2014: The final say is likely to come from the Supreme Court.But that's not likely to happen for