Santorum Santorum Says of the Day

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Santorum Santorum Says of the Day
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Santorum Santorum Says of the Day: On today's Face the Nation, host Bob Schieffer asked presidential candidate Rick Santorum to clarify his controversial statement from yesterday, that "free prenatal testing ends up in more abortions."

But rather than double back, Santorum instead chose to double down, saying that certain types of prenatal

Say What Now of the Day

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Say What Now of the Day: In today's edition of Santorum Santorum Says: Rape victims who get pregnant "have to make the best out of a bad situation." 

(Also: "I believe and I think the right approach is to accept this horribly created — in the sense of rape — but nevertheless a gift in a very broken way, the gift of human life,

Contraceptive Controversy of the Day

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Contraceptive Controversy of the Day
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Contraceptive Controversy of the Day: President Obama today tried to distance himself somewhat from the Department of Health and Human Service's decision to overrule the FDA's recommendation that girls under 17 be allowed to purchase the Plan B contraceptive -- also known as the "morning-after pill" -- without a prescription.

"I did not get involved in the process, this was a decision of [HHS Secretary] Kathleen Sebelius,"

Say What Now of the Day

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Say What Now of the Day: Busted blatherbot Pat Robertson claims the "far left" supports abortions to put heterosexual women on "a level playing field" with lesbians who can't have children.

Think about it.

[blogtown.]

Government Shutdown Explainer of the Day

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Government Shutdown Explainer of the Day
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Government Shutdown Explainer of the Day: The United States government will shut itself down in less than eight hours, unleashing a whole host of negative side effects, if Republicans and Democrats cannot resolve their budgetary differences.

One of the major, immutable sticking points

Follow Up of the Day

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Follow Up of the Day
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Follow Up of the Day: Yesterday, the Rev. Al Sharpton claimed that he had persuaded Lamar Advertising to remove the controversial billboard belonging to anti-abortion group Life Always from the SoHo street corner, where it was to remain for the next three weeks. Well, last night the sign did indeed come down.

In its statement concerning the billboard's removal, Lamar Advertising cited saf

Controversial Campaign of the Day

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Controversial Campaign of the Day
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Controversial Campaign of the Day: A recently unveiled billboard sponsored by the anti-abortion group Life Always is courting controversy on the corner of Watts St. and 6th Ave in SoHo, and beyond.

"The most dangerous place for an African American is in the womb," reads the sign, which is part of a national campaign targeting the black community. "During Black History Month, we celeb